Conferences and Lectures
The Origins of the Final Solution: Eastern Europe and the Holocaust, London School of Economics, 11 March 2014
Professor Snyder has delivered several hundred public lectures around the world in English, French, German, Ukrainian, and Polish. He has spoken in association with honorary chairs at the Université Libre in Brussels, Leiden University in the Netherlands, and the London School of Economics. He has also been chosen to deliver several of the major lectures in Holocaust studies, such as the Einspruch Lecture at University of Texas-Dallas, the Wald Lecture at the University of Nebraska, the 1939 Club Lecture at UCLA, the Edel Lecture at Princeton University, the Robert Kragalott Lecture at Ohio-Wesleyan University, the first lecture of the Girard Series at Stanford University, as well as a keynote at the Lessons and Legacies conference.
Ukraine: From Propaganda to Reality, Chicago Humanities Festival, 9 Nov. 2014
Decline of Liberal Order
Ryerson University: “Can History Save Us From Ourselves? Reflections on the Decline of Liberal Democracy.” Feb 7, 2017.
De Baile, Amsterdam: “Can History Save Us From Ourselves? Reflections on the Decline of Liberal Democracy.” Jan 26, 2017.
Utrecht University: “Never Again Auschwitz.” Jan 25, 2017.
Yale University: “What Can European History Teach Us About Trump’s America?” Dec 5, 2016.
Black Earth Lectures
University of Waterloo, Grimm Lecture: “The Holocaust as History and Warning.” Feb 6, 2017.
Harvard, Center for European Studies: “The Holocaust in Poland: Controversies and Explanations.” March 13, 2016.
Harvard, Center for European Studies Panel Discussion: “Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning.” March 9, 2016.
The Coalition for Peace and Action: “The Holocaust as History and Warning.” – December 5, 2015.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington D.C.: “The Holocaust as History and Warning.” – October 26, 2015.
Krytyka Polityczna: “Holocaust jako Historia Globalna.” – October 24, 2015.
Wien Museum, Vienna: “Der Holocaust und warum er sich wiederholen kann.” - October 21, 2015.
Yale: International History Workshop, “Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning.” – September 29, 2015.
Museum of Jewish Heritage: “The Holocaust as History and Warning.” – September 18, 2015.
America House: “The Holocaust as History and Warning” - September 12, 2015
IWM: “The Ancient is the Modern.” June 2, 2016.
“Russian Foreign Policy in the Putin Era.” - UPenn, April 11, 2016.
“Ukraine: The End of Europe?” - Chautauqua Institution, August 19, 2015.
“Лекция профессора Тимоти Снайдера и презентация его книги. Видеозапись и фоторепортаж” - DJC, July 17, 2015.
“Ukraine’s Contribution to European History” - Bundestag, June 10, 2015.
“Festiwal im. Jacka Kuronia“ - Warsaw, June 9, 2015
Polish-Russian-German Conference Recalling and Researching the Second World War - Europejskie Centrum Solidarnosci, Gdansk – May 7, 2015
“The Second World War in Europe: Beginnings and Endings” - European Parliament, May 6, 2015
- Video of event
5th Networking Meeting with Organizations Active in the Field of Memory and Remembrance - Tallinn, May 4-6, 2015
“Ukraine: the War for History” - Brandeis University, April 15, 2015
“The War in Ukraine: Propaganda and Reality” - Los Angeles Pubic Library, March 10, 2015
“Ukraine and the Fog of Memory” - University of Cambridge, Feb 27, 2015
“Platform Ukraine: the War for Truth” - Platform Ukraine, Feb 25, 2015
“Ukraine: Democracy at the Edge” - Brown University, Feb 20, 2015
Education International’s Holocaust Remembrance Event, Keynote speaker - Jan 29, 2015
- Find the video of the event here
“Russia, Ukraine, and the Central Significance of Civil Society” - Prague, Jan 27, 2015
“Ukraine: From Propaganda to Reality” - at the Chicago Humanities Festival, Nov 9, 2014
“Russia’s War, Ukraine’s History, and the West’s Options” - Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2014
“Europe after 1914: Integrations and Disintegrations” - for the Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv, Oct 18, 2014
“Not Even Past History, Russia, Ukraine and Europe” - The Red House Centre for Culture and Debate and the Centre for Liberal Strategies, June 7, 2014
“Brainstorming on Ukraine“ Panelist, Globsec – May 14, 2014
The Origins of the Final Solution: Eastern Europe and the Holocaust - LSE, March 11, 2014
“Nations, Empires, Unions: European Integration and Disintegration since 1914- Fritt Ord, Oslo, Feb 2014
The Origins of Mass Killing: The Bloodlands Hypothesis - LSE, January 21, 2014
The Origins of the Revolution: Marx and Eastern Europe - LSE, November 5, 2013
The Origins of Nations: The Brotherlands Hypothesis - LSE, October 15, 2013
CSIS: “The Transatlantic Forum on Russia.” - November 13, 2015.
Ukraine: Thinking Together - conference in Kyiv, May 15-19, 2014 featuring presentations by prominent intellectuals who discussed how Ukrainian pluralism will effect future regional and global geopolitics.
- Conference itinerary available via New Republic, and the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center
- Professor Snyder’s opening remarks
- Professor Snyder’s lecture, “Not Even Past: Ukrainian Histories, Russian Politics, European Futures”
- Closing remarks
- Additional conference presentations are available via the Ukraine Crisis Media Center and UKR Stream TV including:
- Public lecture by Slavenka Drakulić
- Public lecture by Paul Berman
- Public Lecture by Bernard-Henri Lévy
- Public lecture by Ivan Krastev
- Click here for a list of coverage for “Ukraine: Thinking Together” conference in Kyiv