True Believers: collaboration and opposition under totalitarian regimes

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Host: LSE
Location: Old Theatre, Old Building, London WC2A 2AE
Speaker: Anne Applebaum

The horrifying genius of Soviet communism was the system’s ability to get the silent majority in so many countries to play along without much protest. The techniques used to do this are the central topic of this lecture and Iron Curtain, Anne Applebaum’s new book.

 

The horrifying genius of Soviet communism was the system’s ability to get the silent majority in so many countries to play along without much protest. The techniques used to do this are the central topic of this lecture and Iron Curtain, Anne Applebaum’s new book.

Anne Applebaum is Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Affairs at LSE IDEAS for 2012-13.

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This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email [email protected] or call 020 7955 6043.

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