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Pepperdine University: Patricia Tagliaferri Dean’s Lecture – Niall Ferguson

In this first Patricia Tagliaferri Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series, Dr. Niall Ferguson makes a compelling argument that policy failures – both domestic and international–have been founded on a misreading, if not complete ignorance of history.  

University of California: World Order: Brexit, Populism and Kissinger with Niall Ferguson – Conversations with History

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes historian Niall Ferguson of the Hoover Institution who is the 2016 Underhill Lecturer at Berkeley. After discussing the importance of Anglo-American Studies and the wave of populism sweeping the West, including Brexit and the Trump phenomena, the conversation turns to an in depth look at Ferguson’s recent book, “Kissinger, 1923-1969, …

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CIRSD: Launch of Niall Ferguson’s book on Kissinger

The Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD) hosted the launch of the Serbian edition of “Kissinger 1923-1968: The Idealist”, featuring as a keynote guest the book’s author and renowned British historian Niall Ferguson. Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development is a public policy think-tank based in Belgrade and New York.

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 …

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Niall Ferguson: The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

Niall Ferguson, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, discussed the falling quality of American institutions in his talk entitled;The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die; His book of the same name is available on Amazon. Ferguson focuses on China and the United States as examples of institutional improvement in the developing world …

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Niall Ferguson: The Descent of Money

Professor Niall Ferguson lecture at New College of the Humanities on The Descent of Money. NCH is an independent university-level college based in central London.  

Niall Ferguson: China and the West: Divergence and Convergence

Niall Ferguson examines the impact of China’s economic strength on the international economy. Economic historian Niall Ferguson examines the impact of China’s economic strength on the international economy. How has China made its presence felt through manufacturing, its trade surplus, monetary policy, and acquisition of Western corporations?  

Niall Ferguson: The global economic conundrum

At the 2013 Global Empowerment Meeting, Niall Ferguson attempts to make sense of the current economic situation from a historical perspective. Are we re-visiting the 1970s when rich countries stagnated in an economic morass, while natural resource exporters boomed? And what is to come: will our era be followed by a decade like the 1980s, …

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Milken Institute: The Rise and Decline of Nations and Civilizations

Hosted by the Milken Institute, this panel discussion features Jared Diamond (Professor, Department of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles; Pulitzer Prize winner, “Guns, Germs, and Steel”), Niall Ferguson (Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution), James Robinson (David Florence Professor of Government, Harvard University) and moderator William Bennett (Former …

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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 …

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