Inaugural lecture

Timothy Snyder

Why Did the Holocaust Happen?
A History Lesson for the Future
March 13, 2013
Stanford University

Timothy Snyder Photo
Timothy Snyder

A TRANSATLANTIC SERIES OF LECTURES IN HONOR OF RENÉ GIRARD

Watch Timothy Snyder give the inaugural René Girard Lecture.

 

"Why Did the Holocaust Happen? A History Lesson for the Future"

 

Organized by the Stanford Department of French and Italian, the Department of History, the Consulate General of France in San Francisco, and Imitatio (a project of the Thiel Foundation).

Timothy Snyder

A historian at Yale, Snyder's book Bloodlands was published in 2010 and has been translated and acclaimed around the world. Visit the Bloodlands web site.

René Girard

Professor emeritus at Stanford and member of l'Académie française, Girard is the creator of a sweeping anthropology of violence. Learn more at the Imitatio web site.

René Girard Lectures 

A transatlantic series of lectures in honor of René Girard, the Girard lectures are held in Paris, France and Stanford, California. Go to the Paris lecture page (in French) or contact the organizers at info@imitatio.org

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