Jonathan Judaken

Host Jonathan Judaken talks with Timothy Snyder about his acclaimed book Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin.

Jonathan D. Sarna is the Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University and chief historian of the National Museum of American Jewish History. 

Paul Mendes-Flohr is a leading scholar of modern Jewish thought, Jewish existentialism, German-Jewish intellectual history, and the foremost living scholar of Martin Buber.

Jane Landers is Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of History, former Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Science and past Director of the Center for Latin American Studies. She is the author of Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions which was awarded the Rembert Patrick Book Award and has been awarded honorary mention for the 2011 Bolton Johnson Prize for the best English-language book on any aspect of Latin American History. 

Russell A. Berman is an American professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature. In a moment when readership is down, and when economic resources are scarce, he and host Jonathan Judaken discuss the importance of the study of literature and of the humanities at this transformative moment in Western Culture.