Hannah Arendt – The Origins of Totalitarianism 


Hannah Arendt – The Origins of Totalitarianism 

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What can we learn from Hannah Arendt about today's autocrats? Philosopher Dr Dorothea Gädeke discusses Arendt's epic work on the origins of totalitarianism.

This study of the origins and rise of totalitarian power is one of the most influential books in political philosophy. It dissects Nazism and Stalinism, the two major totalitarian movements of early twentieth century Europe. What can we learn from Arendt’s analysis to understand current-day forms of autocratic power? With political philosopher Dr Dorothea Gädeke (UU).

This event will not be livestreamed, and there will be no video recording of it. 

In collaboration with Bibliotheek Neude.


Date & time
Tuesday November 22 2022 (20:00-21:30)
No registration is needed. But seats are limited and first come, first served.
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