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Canceled | Two Crises of Democracy: The Interwar Period and the Present | Christopher Browning
April 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Note: This event has been canceled.
Two Crises of Democracy: The Interwar Period and the Present
featuring Christopher Browning
2:00–4:30 pm | University Room, Hyde Hall, Institute for the Arts and Humanities
Panel Discussion and Audience Responses follows the talk
The Uhlman Family Distinguished Scholar Program for 2020 will feature Christopher Browning, Frank Porter Graham Professor Emeritus at UNC-Chapel Hill. This special event, co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies, will feature historical perspectives from a leading global expert on Nazi Germany, the Holocaust, and the demise of democracy in Europe during the 1930s.
The program begins Thursday, April 16 with a public reception at 6:00 pm and a public talk at 7:00 pm, focusing on responses to Professor Browning’s classic book, Ordinary Men, and his recent work on Holocaust perpetrators. Professor Browning’s presentation on Friday will examine similarities and differences that appear in the democratic crises of the 1930s and the present historical era. It will be followed by a panel discussion with UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and graduate students. Generous private support makes it possible for this program to be free and open to the public.
Organized by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities in collaboration with the Center for Jewish Studies and the Center for European Studies. Visit the IAH web event for updates.
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