Niall Ferguson: Networks and Power

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SFJAZZ Center - SF Jazz
07:30 PM
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The Long Now Foundation's Seminars About Long-term Thinking presents:
Niall Ferguson: Networks and Power

Niall Ferguson is a historian and author of 14 books, numerous papers and several UK TV series. He is currently a senior research fellow at Jesus College, Oxford, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University and visiting professor at the New College of the Humanities. Previously, he was also the Laurence Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University.

His books include Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World; The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World; Civilization: The West and the Rest; and The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook.

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