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CANCELED: Christopher Browning, ‘Two Crises of Democracy: The Interwar Period and the Present’

April 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Uhlman Family Distinguished Scholar Program for 2020 will feature Christopher Browning, Frank Porter Graham professor emeritus at UNC-Chapel Hill, and will feature historical perspectives from a leading global expert on Nazi Germany, the Holocaust, and the demise of democracy in Europe during the 1930s.

The program begins Thursday, April 16, with a public talk focusing on responses to Browning’s classic book, Ordinary Men, and his recent work on Holocaust perpetrators. His presentation on Friday, April 17, will examine similarities and differences that appear in the democratic crises of the 1930s and the present historical era.

Ordinary Men Revisited: The Evolution of Holocaust Perpetrator Studies
Thursday, April 16, 6:00–8:15 p.m. | FedEx Global Education Center
Public reception in the Atrium, lecture in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium

Two Crises of Democracy: The Interwar Period and the Present
Friday, April 17, 2:00–4:30 pm | University Room, Hyde Hall, Institute for the Arts and Humanities
Panel Discussion and Audience Responses follows the talk

Organized by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities in collaboration with the Center for Jewish Studies and the Center for European Studies. Visit the IAH web event for updates.

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April 17, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Hyde Hall
176 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States