Summer
2014 NEH Seminar for School Teachers (K-12)
The Political Theory of Hannah Arendt :
The Problem of Evil and the Origins of Totalitarianism

Hannah Arendt
Hannah Arendt was a brilliant twentieth century political thinker who tackled some of the thorniest moral and political questions of modern times. The resources on this web site were developed in collaboration with members of past NEH seminars on Arendt. Seminar participants explore three key works by Arendt: Eichmann in Jerusalem, The Origins of Totalitarianism, and The Human Condition. These works shed light on the problem of evil and the use of terror in the contemporary age, and provide a philosophical perspective on current debates about the use of violence to settle political conflicts, about the conditions of democracy, and about the scope and importance of human rights.

Learn More about the Seminar

Download the Flyer

To view pdf files you may need to download Adobe Reader.

Director

Kathleen B. Jones, Ph.D., San Diego State
University

More about the
Director and the Visiting Scholars

Dates and Location

June 22 to July 25, 2014
The Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and the Humanities,
Bard College
Annadale-on Hudson, NY
More about the Sessions’ Schedule

More about the Location

Application Deadline

March 4, 2014 (postmark)
More Application Information

Contact Information

Professor Kathleen B. Jones

Simone Arias, Assistant; sarias2@earthlink.net

NEH Seminar, Hannah Arendt