Michael Geyer

Samuel N. Harper Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago

Visiting Fellow
(September–December 2019)


Tyranny and Self-Determination

This study explores the search for autonomy of new and old nation states in a world, in which self-determination had become the norm, but self-determination did not guarantee autonomy. The quest for the control of national destinies and the rage against dependence is the main source for modern tyranny.