web analytics

Tag: Empires

Top Lists: 10 Empires That Came The Closest To World Domination

Whether historically accurate or not, the list is some fun time for everyone that digs history. The creators take off in historical accuracy but then aim to hypothesize a counterfactual history of possible scenarios based on probability. And although the word “closest” infers that these states were very near world domination, the very fact is …

Continue reading

Sydney Opera House Talks & Ideas: An Evening with Niall Ferguson

The Scottish-born Harvard University professor, known for his provocative and contrarian views on international history and economic policy, discusses his life and work. Ferguson is a prolific commentator, a contributing editor to the Financial Times, and is the author of 11 books. In 2011, his film company released its first feature-length documentary, Kissinger, which won …

Continue reading

Niall Ferguson: Empires on the Edge of Chaos

Niall Ferguson is a Harvard historian who predicts that within the next five years, the U.S. will be spending so much on interest payments, it will have to slash defense spending. He is however known for his provocative, contrarian views. We aim to provide perspective from all sides on topics, this implies that this talk will be followed …

Continue reading