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Niall Ferguson in Conversation with Rudyard Griffiths

May 6, 2020


From: The World After Covid


Niall Ferguson and Rudyard Griffiths discuss history and possible political, social, economic, and cultural consequences of the pandemic. Topics include historical precedence, public response, economic consequences of the pandemic, global politics and tensions, climate action, and rethinking the traditional nation-state.



Rudyard Griffiths

NIALL FERGUSON, M.A., 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-winning filmmaker, too, having received an international Emmy for his PBS series The Ascent of Money. In addition to writing a weekly column for the Sunday Times and the Boston Globe, he is the founder and managing director of the advisory firm Greenmantle LLC. His most recent book, The Square and the Tower, was published in the U.S. in 2018 and was a New York Times bestseller.