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People, National Community, AfD (Volk, Volksgemeinschaft, AfD)

Book Presentation and Discussion with the Author Michael Wildt and Alexander Häusler (With Audio Recording; in German)

The "Alternative for Germany" (AfD) could be the first right-wing party to move into the Bundestag in over fifty years. What is the AfD’s vision of the people, nation, and society? And how should democratic forces handle this party’s antipluralistic ideas?

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Where

W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
Klaus Mangold Auditorium
Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin (Opposite the Museum)

In his current book Volk, Volksgemeinschaft, AfD (People, National Community, AfD), the NS historian Michael Wildt examines these questions and illuminates the change of key concepts of our political order such as democracy (demos) and the people’s community (ethnos) from antiquity to today.

Following the book presentation, author Michael Wildt and expert on right-wing extremism Alexander Häusler will discuss the challenges associated with the current rightward shift in Germany and Europe.

Moderated by: Nina Amin, journalist

Michael Wildt

Michael Wildt; photo: Reto Klar

Audio recording of the book presentation and discussion People, National Community, AfD (Volk, Volksgemeinschaft, AfD) with the Author Michael Wildt and Alexander Häusler (in German) from 10 October 2017. Jewish Museum Berlin 2017

Where, when, what?

  • When 10 Oct 2017
  • Where W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
    Klaus Mangold Auditorium

    Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin
    (Opposite the Museum)

    See location on map
  • Entry fee

    Free of charge

  • Registration

    There are no more reservations available for this event. If you are interested, you can ask the box office shortly before the event if there are any unclaimed tickets left.

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