23.09.2021 – 24.09.2021
Treason. A conceptual and comparative history Zoom
Chair: Professor Mark Cornwall / Dr André Johannes Krischer (University of Southampton; WWU Münster, EXC Religion and Politics)
‘Treason’ is a ubiquitous concept in human history, stretching from the ancient world through to the present day. While often thought of as an anachronistic term associated with past despotic governments, it is in fact very much alive in our contemporary world, not least through violent political rhetoric employed by populist leaders around the globe.