Richard Wolin – Apocalypse Now: Walter Benjamin and the Legacy of Jewish Political Messianism

  Event Date: 5 June 2013 CCLS Lecture Theatre 69 Lincoln’s Inn Fields London WC2A The Leo Baeck Institute London presents: Professor Richard Wolin (CUNY) – Apocalypse Now: Walter Benjamin and the Legacy of Jewish Political Messianism How can one explain the fact that Walter Benjamin’s youthful essay on political violence, “The Critique of Violence” (1921), has, among representatives of …