Right Wing Extremism in Central and Eastern Europe
Monday, March 24, 2014
Bovee U.C. Auditorium
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Holocaust expert Zoltán Tibori Szabó discussed the rise of the extremist political parties since the fall of the communist regimes in Central and Eastern Europe, how they are achieving success in local, national and European elections, why this is happening, and what can be done to halt the spread of extremism.
Dr. Zoltán Tibori Szabó, Associate Professor at Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania, is a distinguished author, educator and investigative journalist. His main interests include Transylvanian history, the history of the press, media law, and the Holocaust in Romania & Hungary.
The talk was sponsored by the Dr. Harold Abel Endowed Lecture Series in the Study of Dictatorship, Democracy and Genocide and the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences at Central Michigan University.