Stalin: Waiting for Hitler "1929-1941" 


Stalin: Waiting for Hitler "1929-1941"

when 06:30pm - 08:00pm where NYUAD Campus, Conference Center who NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
Open to the Public

Stalin: Waiting for Hitler "1929-1941" 

In 1941, the largest, bloodiest war ever broke out between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. Worldwide, some 55 million people were killed in WWII, half in the Soviet Union. Who was Joseph Stalin? Who was Adolf Hitler? Why did they clash? This talk, based upon a book of the same name, uses a vast array of once secret documents to trace the parallel rise of Soviet Communism and Nazism and analyzes why Great Powers go to war against each other, delivering lessons relevant for today.

Stephen Kotkin John P. Birkelund '52 Professor in History and International Affairs; Co-Director, Program in History and the Practice of Diplomacy; Director, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton University

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NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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