Open Book with Timothy Snyder

Category: Lectures & Discussions

Event Date:

Friday, May 12, 2017


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Main Library
325 Michigan
Toledo, OH 43604

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This program is a collaboration between the Library and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur. A presentation by the author will be followed by Q and A.
Book sales and signing follow the event.

About the Author - Timothy Snyder is the Levin Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin and Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning. Snyder is a member of the Committee on Conscience of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and a permanent fellow of the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna.

About On Tyranny - The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience.

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