Picture: Dorothea Tuch

Picture: Dorothea Tuch
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The Return of European Fascism #1

From Anti-Enlightenment to Fascism: Reflections on Some Dark Aspects of Contemporary History

Lecture by Zeev Sternhell

Part of the festival The Aesthetics of Resistance – Peter Weiss 100 

Illustration: Petja Dimitrova

The series discusses the growth of right-wing parties and movements. Taking off from “The Aesthetics of Resistance”, in the centre of which is the fight against historical fascism, international speakers analyse current developments in Europe. The programme researches historical continuities, the significance of the world economic crisis for the shift to the right, and the gaps in the NSU network.
The Return of European Fascism is a series consisting of five events.
Curated by Bini Adamczak.

#1: The Israeli political scientist Zeev Sternhell is one of the most significant theorists of fascism worldwide. As keynote speaker in the series “The Return of European Fascism” he will look back at European history in order to make it possible to understand the present. How can we conceive of the return and transformation of fascism?

English with German translation
approx. 90-120 minutes
Stefanie Schüler-Springorum