Timothy Snyder - "What Can European History Teach Us About Trump’s America?"

Timothy Snyder - "What Can European History Teach Us About Trump’s America?"

This event talks about the historical realities of political ideology, and discuss the ramifications of the 2016 election. Professor Snyder is one of the leading experts on Eastern European history, and recently published a new book, Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning, winner of the MacMillan Center’s Gustav Ranis International Book Prize. Professor Snyder will discuss recent presidential election and the state of European and American political history. Sponsored by the Yale Political Union and the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies.

Stephen Kotkin on “Trump and Putin? What in the World Is Up?”

Stephen Kotkin on “Trump and Putin? What in the World Is Up?”

The William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale Presents Dr. Stephen Kotkin “Trump and Putin? What in the World Is Up?” March 3, 2017

International History Workshop, "Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning”

International History Workshop, "Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning”

Timothy Snyder, Bird White Housum Professor of History, Yale University (Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism) spoke on "Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning.” This event was co-sponsored by the Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism and the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.

John J. Mearsheimer, “The False Promise of Liberal Hegemony”

John J. Mearsheimer, “The False Promise of Liberal Hegemony”

Henry L. Stimson Lectures on World Affairs. John J. Mearsheimer, R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and the co-director of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago, gave a series of three lectures in November on “Liberal Ideals & International Realities” for the Henry L. Stimson Lectures on World Affairs at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale.   “The Roots of Liberal Hegemony,” November 13, 2017  https://youtu.be/bSj__Vo1pOU “The False Promise of Liberal Hegemony,” November 15, 2017  https://youtu.be/ESwIVY2oimI “The Case for Restraint,” on November 16, 2017  https://youtu.be/TsonzzAW3Mk   Sponsored by the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies and the Yale University Press.

A Republic, If You Can Keep It: Masha Gessen Talks Autocracy with Timothy Snyder

A Republic, If You Can Keep It: Masha Gessen Talks Autocracy with Timothy Snyder

Government by the people is a powerful and beautiful system, but one that is not impervious to threats. Two political thought leaders, Russian-American journalist and author of the forthcoming "The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Retook Russia," Masha Gessen, and esteemed academic and author of "On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century," Timothy Snyder, sit down to discuss the global rise of nationalism and America's political future. Thursday, May 25, 2017

Neil Turok Public Lecture: The Astonishing Simplicity of Everything

Neil Turok Public Lecture: The Astonishing Simplicity of Everything

On Oct. 7, 2015, Perimeter Institute Director Neil Turok opened the 2015/16 season of the PI Public Lecture Series with a talk about the remarkable simplicity that underlies nature. Turok discussed how this simplicity at the largest and tiniest scales of the universe is pointing toward new avenues of physics research and could lead to revolutionary advances in technology. More on Perimeter Institute Public Lectures: http://www.perimeterinstitute.ca/node/92581 www.perimeterinstitute.ca www.twitter.com/perimeter www.facebook.com/pioutreach

Timothy Snyder, "On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From The 20th Century"

Timothy Snyder, "On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From The 20th Century"

http://www.politics-prose.com/book/9780804190114 Snyder is the award-winning author of Bloodlands and Black Earth, and his extensive study of the Holocaust has made him one of the foremost experts on authoritarian movements. In this brief and urgent call-to-action, Snyder, the Housum Professor of history at Yale, identifies striking parallels between the political landscape of pre-war Europe and today’s United States. History’s lessons are many, however, and while democracies can fail, they can also resist and grow stronger. From the examples of the twentieth century, Snyder has distilled twenty essential points that should guide the current struggle. They are as simple as “do not obey in advance” and “beware the one-party state,” and as inspiring as “contribute to good causes” and “learn from peers in other countries.” Founded by Carla Cohen and Barbara Meade in 1984, Politics and Prose Bookstore is Washington, D.C.'s premier independent bookstore and cultural hub, a gathering place for people interested in reading and discussing books. Politics and Prose offers superior service, unusual book choices, and a haven for book lovers in the store and online. Visit them on the web at http://www.politics-prose.com/ Produced by Tom Warren

Ukraine: From Propaganda to Reality

Ukraine: From Propaganda to Reality

Since February, the world’s eyes have been on Ukraine as Ukrainians rebelled against rising authoritarianism in their own country and were met in return with a Russian invasion of Ukraine's southern and eastern provinces. Yale University’s Timothy Snyder is the world’s leading historian of Eastern Europe. His series of articles in the New York Review of Books has been hailed as the definitive analysis of this crisis. Join him as he clarifies the stakes. This program is generously underwritten by Rose L. Shure. This program was recorded on November 9, 2014 as part of the 25th Anniversary Chicago Humanities Festival, Journeys: http://chf.to/2014Journeys See upcoming CHF events: http://chicagohumanities.org Help us subtitle and translate our videos: http://www.amara.org/en/profiles/videos/ChicagoHumanitiesFestival Follow CHF on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Chi_Humanities Like CHF on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/chicagohumanities Subscribe to the CHF podcast on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/chicago-humanities-festival/id303222991 Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/FazX/ Help us caption & translate this video! https://amara.org/v/mc85/

Quick Overview of European History

Quick Overview of European History

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Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques

Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques

Communication is critical to success in business and life. Concerned about an upcoming interview? Anxious about being asked to give your thoughts during a meeting? Fearful about needing to provide critical feedback in the moment? You are not alone! Learn and practice techniques that will help you speak spontaneously with greater confidence and clarity, regardless of content and context. Recorded on October 25, 2014, in collaboration with the Stanford Alumni Association as part of Stanford Reunion Homecoming and the Graduate School of Business Fall Reunion/Alumni Weekend. Speaker: Matt Abrahams, ’91 Matt Abrahams is a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, teaching strategic communication; he also teaches public speaking in Stanford’s Continuing Studies Program.

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