CHF 2014: Journeys

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.

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Speakers and Performers

Timothy Snyder

Timothy Snyder is Housum Professor of History at Yale University, specializing in central and eastern Europe. Among his publications are six award-winning books, including Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin. Snyder is known in the United States and Europe as a public intellectual capable of communicating the past’s significance to the present. Throughout 2014 he has been speaking and writing on the revolution in and the invasion of Ukraine in the New York Times, the New York Review of Books, the New Republic, and elsewhere.  

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