Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Trumpism in America

WZB Talk by Peter Katzenstein via Zoom

This lecture briefly characterizes the core of President Trump's approach to politics; places him into the broader historical context of American ethnonationalism and conservatism; and discuss the contemporary politics of white identity. In the fall of 2020 America finds itself in a profound constitutional crisis that resonates, disconcertingly, with the year 1932 and its different American and German outcomes. History does not repeat itself. But does it rhyme?

Please note that this event takes place in English only with no translation.

The event is part of the WZB Talks series.

Peter Katzenstein is the Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies at Cornell University.

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