9/7/2022 -Timothy Snyder: The Making of Modern Ukraine. Class 1: Ukrainian Questions Posed by Russian Invasion

Timothy Snyder is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. He speaks five and reads ten European languages.

Class 1 is an introduction to the course and an exploration of questions raised by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Click on picture to watch lecture on YouTube

5 responses to “9/7/2022 -Timothy Snyder: The Making of Modern Ukraine. Class 1: Ukrainian Questions Posed by Russian Invasion”

  1. Thanks! This was a great introduction and clarified much!
    So many these days are jumping to conclusions, like he said in his talk.


  2. I started to watch this thinking I would only spend a few minutes on it, but I ended up watching the entire lecture. I learned five things I didn’t know in the first 10 minutes. History is complex and fascinating. To see Ukraine as the heart of so much human history is eye-opening to say the least. Thank you for posting this. I hope many people are moved to watch.

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    • Jennifer, thanks for the comments. I agree with you and is probably one of the most intellectually informative commentaries on the war I have heard to date. Spread the word! Thank you!


  3. Just like jen215– I also watched the whole lecture–enlightening! I pray that the Yale students would gain lots of insight from later discourse.


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