Symposium to discuss rise of right-wing authoritarianism March 29

The recent rise of right-wing, authoritarian governments has inspired a unique one-day symposium with scholars from leading academic institutions. These researchers will explore the history and significance of this political phenomenon on Friday, March 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Sarratt 325/327.

Featured speakers include: Sean Jacobs (New School), Lisa McGirr (Harvard University), Philipp Ther (New York University), Adam Tooze (Columbia University) and Barbara Weinstein (New York University).

American Studies, Asian Studies, Global History Seminar, History Department, Latin American Studies, Max Kade Center for European and German Studies, Office of Research and the College of Arts and Science are co-sponsoring this free event.

For more information or a complete schedule, contact Paul A. Kramer at