Frontier Forum

ANNE APPLEBAUM

Anne Applebaum

Anne Applebaum
“Democracy and Disinformation”
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
6:00 P.M. EST

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ABOUT THIS VIRTUAL EVENT

During this fireside chat, Pulitzer-prize winning historian Anne Applebaum will sit down with Dean Eric Eisenberg to discuss the challenges facing democracies from disinformation campaigns and what methods can be employed to counter the propaganda that aims to penetrate even the most robust governments.

Anne Applebaum is a prize-winning historian with a particular expertise in the history of communist and post-communist Europe, a staff writer for The Atlantic and a Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins University, where she co-leads ARENA, a research project on disinformation and 21st century propaganda. She is the author of several books, including Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine and Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe. Her book, Gulag: A History. won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction, and her writing has also won the Cundill, Nonino and Lionel Gelber prizes, among others.  Anne wrote a foreign policy columnist for the Washington Post for fifteen years and is a former member of the Washington Post editorial board, a former deputy editor of the Spectator magazine, and a former Warsaw correspondent of The Economist. Her writing has appeared in a wide range of publications, from the New York Review of Books and the New Republic to Die Welt and the Daily Telegraph. She has a BA from Yale University, an MSc from the London School of Economics and honorary doctorates from Georgetown and Kyiv Mohyla Universities.

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