P&P Live! Lea Ypi — Free: A Child and a Country at the End of History - in conversation with Kristen Ghodsee

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Sunday, January 23, 2022 - 3:00pm

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A reflection on "freedom" in a dramatic, beautifully written memoir of the end of Communism in the Balkans.

Lea Ypi is professor of political theory at London School of Economics, and adjunct associate professor of philosophy at the Australian National University, with expertise in Marxism and critical theory. She lives and works in London.

Ypi will be joined in conversation with Kristen R. Ghodsee, an award-winning author and professor of Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism and the host of A.K. 47, an episodic podcast on the life and works of the Russian revolutionary Alexandra Kollontai. She writes for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic, The Baffler, Dissent, Jacobin, Ms. Magazine, Project Syndicate, The Lancet, and Jewish Currents. Her articles and essays have been translated into over 25 languages, and her work featured on radio and television, including Public Radio International's The World, Deutschlandfunk Kultur, France 24, and the PBS NewsHour. Ghodsee has won prestigious residential fellowships or visiting professorships in the United States, Germany, France, and Finland as well as a Guggenheim Fellowship in Anthropology and Cultural Studies.


P&P Live!
Washington, DC 20008
Non Fiction
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By Lea Ypi
ISBN: 9780393867732
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 18th, 2022

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