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Director's Lecture

Lea Ypi on "Dignity and Historical Injustice"

02.07.2023 05:00 PM

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Lea Ypi

Lea Ypi

At this Director’s Lecture, political theorist Lea Ypi will read and discuss a chapter from her forthcoming book on dignity, an Albanian family’s history. Ypi will explore the moral and political meanings of dignity (both individual and collective) in connection to questions of truth, reconciliation, historical injustice, and the relationship between facts and fiction.


Lea Ypi


Lea Ypi, professor of political theory at the London School of Economics, is the author of Free: Coming of Age at the End of History (2021).