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Niall Ferguson: Civilization: The West and the Rest

Niall Ferguson gave an open lecture at the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) with the title Civilization: The West and the Rest. Civilization: The West and the Rest If in the year 1411 you had been able to circumnavigate the globe, you would have been most impressed by the dazzling civilizations of the .. read more

Niall Ferguson – The Descent of Money

Professor Niall Ferguson talked about the Financial Crisis, and its aftermath in historical perspective. Niall Ferguson Niall Ferguson is one of the world’s leading historians of the global economy and author of such internationally-acclaimed works as The Ascent of Money, The Pity of War, The Cash Nexus: Money and Power in the Modern World, Empire: .. read more

Niall Ferguson on the Rise of China

Harvard Professor Niall Ferguson shared his insights on the rise of China, China’s prospects and challenges in the years ahead. “The discussion started with the political and economic situation in China, and the need for the Chinese government to start privatising state enterprises, reshape the country’s rule of law and globalise the renminbi. For Ferguson, .. read more

Niall Ferguson: Why The West Prospered in the Past Few Centuries, and the Lessons

Over the past few centuries, Western cultures have been very good at creating general prosperity for themselves. Historian Niall Ferguson asks: Why the West, and less so the rest? He suggests half a dozen big ideas from Western culture — call them the 6 killer apps — that promote wealth, stability and innovation. And in .. read more

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Niall Ferguson in Asia in November 2014

Niall Ferguson, one of the world’s leading historians of the global economy, will be in Asia in November 2014. Contact us if you wish to have him as a speaker! Niall Ferguson Niall Ferguson is one of the world’s leading historians of the global economy and author of such internationally-acclaimed works as The Ascent of .. read more