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The Twin Totalitarianisms: Assessing the Molotov - Ribbentrop Pact
2019 marks the 80th anniversary of the pact between the Nazi and Communist dictatorships. The Danube Institute invited five distinguished historians and commentators to assess its impact. Sep 23, 2019

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Géza Jeszenszky, Hungary’s first democratic foreign minister after the change, will introduce the conference.
Andrew Roberts, the distinguished British historian and author of the acclaimed biography of Winston Churchill will deliver the keynote speech on the broad outlines of the event.
David Gress-Wright, the Danish historian and author of “From Plato to Nato”, will discuss the impact of Molotov - Ribbentrop on Western and Left wing politics.
Marek Matraszek, the prominent Polish commentator, will examine the consequences of the Pact for Poland.
György Schöpflin, formerly a Hungarian MEP and a distinguished political theorist, will analyse how the Pact determined the future of Central and Eastern Europe over the course of many years.

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