"Special Pathways of Russia and Germany in the XIX and XX Centuries": Lecture by Professor Leonid Luks
On September 15, 2017 at 6 pm, within the framework of a regular scholarly seminar of the IL for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue, the academic supervisor of the IL, Professor of the Catholic University of Eichstätt Leonid Lux will deliver a lecture on the theme " Special Pathways of Russia and Germany in the 19th and 20th centuries."
Abstract of the report:
The twentieth century, which ended in Europe with the victorious procession of democratic ideas, began with a riot against pluralistically organized societies and the values they upheld. In its radicalism this revolt surpassed all previous disturbances of this kind. Germany and Russia formed the center of this uprising against the values that are commonly associated with the West. Of course, one should bear in mind that this revolt both in Germany and in Russia was inspired by diametrically opposed ideas.
Why did Germany and Russia find themselves particularly susceptible to totalitarian temptations, although with different signs? This is the subject of the planned report.
Event address: 20 Myasnitskaya Str., Room 309
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