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Director's Lecture

Lea Ypi on "Dignity and Historical Injustice"

02.07.2023 07:00 PM

Event Summary

At this Director’s Lecture, political theorist Lea Ypi read and discussed a chapter from her forthcoming book on dignity. Ypi shared a personal story about her family's past as a way of exploring 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).