Gideon Rachman, Andrew Wilson & Lea Ypi: Follow the Leader

  • Thu 25 Aug 20:00 - 21:00
  • Baillie Gifford West Court
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Gideon Rachman, Andrew Wilson & Lea Ypi: Follow the Leader

Putin, Trump, Erdogan. Why are authoritarian leaders on the rise? Our panel explores their impact on the lives of citizens. Prize-winning journalist Gideon Rachman surveys leadership cults across the globe in The Age of the Strongman; Eastern Europe expert Andrew Wilson examines Aliaksandr Lukashenka’s grip on power in Belarus in his updated history, Belarus: The Last European Dictatorship. And Lea Ypi’s Free gives a prize-winning account of growing up in Stalinist Albania.

Supported by the Turtleton Charitable Trust

Categories: Brexit/Europe, How We Live, Politics, World Affairs, World Voices

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