Hannah Arendt Institute for the Research on Totalitarianism, Dresden





The Hannah Arendt Institute for the Research on Totalitarianism (HAIT) is affiliated to the Technical University of Dresden. Since 1993, it has concentrated on the comparative research of dictatorships. The focus of research is a systematic analysis of National Socialism and Communism. An essential part of the research work of the HAIT is the debate on current challenges and dangers for democracy, particularly autocratic and fundamentalist regimes, political extremism and xenohpobia, and racist and anti-semitist values.