Past Event

The Resistance in Western Europe, 1940–1945 - Book Launch and Discussion

October 7, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
East Gallery, Maison Française

Featuring Olivier Wieviorka (author), École Normale Supérieure de Paris-Saclay; Robert O. Paxton, Columbia University; and Mark Mazower, Columbia University.


Olivier Wieviorka talks about his newly translated book, The Resistance in Western Europe, 1940–1945 (Columbia University Press, 2019), a sweeping analytical history of the underground anti-Nazi forces during World War II. Featuring responses by Robert O. Paxton and Mark Mazower.


This event is sponsored by the Knapp Family Foundation, Department of History, Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Alliance Program, and European Institute.