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May 6, 2020

Niall Ferguson

Historian and big thinker Niall Ferguson joined us on May 6 for a Munk Dialogue on history's lessons for what the world will look like after COVID19. Click the "play" button to the left to watch the conversation.

The World After COVID19 - History's Lessons

You can view Niall Ferguson's Munk Dialogue on history's lessons for what the world will look like after COVID19 by clicking the "play" button above. To sign-up to receive a weekly email updating you on upcoming dialogue speakers and topics click here. Thanks to our partners the Globe and Mail, Facebook Canada, CPAC and WNED PBS. These events are being made possible thanks to the generosity of the Munk Foundation.

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Niall Ferguson

"This is a disaster, the economic consequences of which cannot be offset by even the biggest monetary and fiscal splurge."

Niall Ferguson

"This is a disaster, the economic consequences of which cannot be offset by even the biggest monetary and fiscal splurge."

Niall Ferguson, MA, D.Phil., is the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and a senior faculty fellow of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard. He is also a visiting professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing. He is the author of fifteen books, including The Pity of War, The House of Rothschild, Empire, Civilization and Kissinger, 1923-1968: The Idealist, which won the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Prize. He is an award-making filmmaker, too, having won an international Emmy for his PBS series The Ascent of Money. In addition to writing a weekly column for the Sunday Times (London) and the Boston Globe, he is the founder and managing director of Greenmantle LLC, an advisory firm. His most recent book, The Square and the Tower, was published in the U.S. in 2018, and was a New York Times bestseller.

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