Part of a guest lecture series organised by the Master of Studies in Social Innovation and the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation.

How do theories of interpretation and methodology inform our understanding of historical and political phenomena? In this lecture Samantha Rose Hill will discuss approaches to archival research, historical materialism, and storytelling, while looking at Hannah Arendt’s masterpiece The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951) and her Denktagebuch (thinking journals).

Speaker bio

Samantha Rose Hill is the author of Hannah Arendt (Reaktion, 2021) and Hannah Arendt’s Poems (Liveright, 2022). She is a senior fellow at the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities and associate faculty at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research and the University of the Underground. You can find her work in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Aeon, LitHub, OpenDemocracy, Public Seminar, Contemporary Political Theory, and Theory and Event.

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Date: 30 September 2021
Start Time: 09:30
End Time: 10:30

 

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Date: 30 September 2021
Start Time: 09:30
End Time: 10:30