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Propaganda and Personality Cults from Mussolini to the Present



As part of his Action Project, Fellow Nathan Shearn and 2020 Warsaw Fellow Iga Szlendak will be co-hosting a discussion on propaganda and personality cults in the age of the strongman leader with historian and cultural critic Ruth Ben-Ghiat, professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University. She is an expert on fascism, authoritarianism, war, and propaganda. Most recently, she is the author of Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present (Norton 2020).

Discussion time: Friday, June 18th at 5pm ET

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