Dec 3, 2019
Starts at 6:30PM
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Can the United States be a Free Country? Present Risks and Future Challenges
Timothy Snyder, Levin Professor of History at Yale and a Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna, will explore and explain his latest research about current risks and perils in democratic societies, and possible solutions. An expert on European history, Professor Snyder is a leading American historian and public intellectual. Author of several award winning and bestselling books, his works have all been translated, with his recent On Tyranny now appearing in 40 languages. On Tyranny has been on the New York Times non-fiction bestseller list for 57 weeks and is again at number one this week. Snyder’s 2018 book The Road to Unfreedom: Russia - Europe - America is at number 10.
This event is in cooperation with our partner at Amerikahaus, and is made possible through a cooperation with the Munich History Lecture at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University.
Welcome remarks: Prof. Dr. Hartmut Schick, Dean of the Faculty for History and Art Sciences, LMU
Introduction: Prof. Dr. Kiran Klaus Patel, Chair of European History, LMU
Munich, Germany — Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich