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Transatlantic Fascism w/ Federico Finchelstein

Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Room UL104, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

This talk will provide an overview of what fascism is and why, in turn, it should be considered a global phenomenon.

 Federico Finchelstein is Professor of History at the New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College. He has taught at the History Department of Brown University and he received his PhD at Cornell University. Finchelstein is Director of the Janey Program in Latin American Studies at NSSR.

Professor Finchelstein is the author of six books on fascism, populism, Dirty Wars, the Holocaust and Jewish history in Latin America and Europe.

His most recent book is: From Fascism to Populism in History (University of California Press, 2017 & 2019 with new preface). (Spanish edition, Taurus, 2018; Italian edition, Donzelli, 2019: Turkish edition Iletisim Yayinlari, 2019: Portugese edition, forthcoming.

His previous books in English include, The Ideological Origins of the Dirty War (Oxford University Press, 2014) and Transatlantic Fascism (Duke University Press, 2010).

His forthcoming book: A Brief History of Fascist Lies (University of California Press, 2020).

He has been a contributor to major American, European, and Latin American newspapers and media, including The New York TimesThe Washington PostClarin (Argentina),  Folha de S.Paulo (Brazil), Corriere della Sera (Italy), PoliticoMediapart (France), The Guardian (UK)CNN, Foreign Policy,   


This lecture is sponsored by The New School’s Centennial Celebration and run in conjunction with the Global 1919 Lecture Series. This lecture is free and open to the public. 

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