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Why Civilizations Rise and Fall | With Pulitzer Prize Winning Polymath Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond in conversation with Matthew d'Ancona

74 mins watch time

Posted August 2020

Politics

He is the global superstar whose work has transformed our understanding of why civilisations rise and fall; an intellectual hero able to see connections between fields as diverse as history, biology and ecology. Now, Pulitzer Prize winning author Jared Diamond brings his insight to bear on the great questions of our present age. Are we squandering our natural advantages, set on a path towards catastrophe? Or do we still have time to learn from the lessons of the past?