Hannah Arendt’s seminal study of the preconditions for, and rise of, Nazism and Stalinism in the first half of the 20th Century has some chilling resonances with the world we are living in today. How can her analysis help us understand the state of global politics today?
Robert Eaglestone (@BobEaglestone) is Professor of Contemporary Literature and Thought at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Lyndsey Stonebridge (@LyndseyStonebri) is Professor of Humanities and Human Rights at the Department of English Literature/IRiS, University of Birmingham.
Sandra Jovchelovitch is Professor of Social Psychology at the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science, LSE.
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This event is part of the LSE Festival: New World (Dis)Orders running from Monday 25 February to Saturday 2 March 2019, with a series of events exploring how social science can tackle global problems. The full programme will be online in January 2019.
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