“Nothing is more dangerous for human beings than to be forgotten”: Seyla Benhabib on Donald Trump, Hannah Arendt, and the refugee crisis

by Kerry Mackereth

Professor Seyla Benhabib of Yale University is one of the world’s leading political theorists of cosmopolitanism and human rights, and is currently visiting Cambridge as the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor at the Centre for Gender Studies. Kerry Mackereth sat down with her in February to discuss what Hannah Arendt might have made of Donald Trump’s refugee ban.