take this 1.18 hour for listening Prof. Timothy Snyder, published on 09.05.2015, by Claremont McKenna College
Russia and Ukraine, War and History
Timothy Snyder is the Housum Professor of History at Yale University and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences. He received his doctorate from the University of Oxford in 1997, where he was a British Marshall Scholar. Before joining the faculty at Yale in 2001, he held fellowships in Paris, Vienna, and Warsaw, and an Academy Scholarship at Harvard.
Among his many publications are several award-winning books, all of which have been translated into other languages. His recent book, Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin (2010) examines the history of Nazi and Soviet mass killing on the lands between Berlin and Moscow and has won 12 cross-disciplinary awards including the Emerson Prize in the Humanities, a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Leipzig Award for European Understanding, and the Hannah Arendt Prize in Political Thought. Bloodlands has been translated into more than thirty languages and was a bestseller in six countries.
Snyder is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Modern European History and East European Politics and Societies. His scholarly articles have appeared in many journals and he writes frequently for major publications around the world including Foreign Affairs, The Nation, and The New Republic.
He is a member of the Committee on Conscience of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and sits on the advisory councils of the Yivo Institute for Jewish Research and other organizations.
Professor Snyder’s talk is sponsored by the Center of Human Rights and the Keck Center for Strategic and International Studies.