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Conversation with Bruce Cumings, The Korean War

Professor Jeffrey Sachs speaks with Professor Bruce Cumings, renowned historian and expert in East-Asian history, to discuss Cuming’s book The Korean War. Together, they discuss the factors…

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Case studies: Behaviour change and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic was and is a complex global challenge. It is one of the most recent examples in history where a big change in behaviour was made by a large audience. There are many examples…

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Conversation with Casey Michel, American Kleptocracy

Jeffrey Sachs speaks with journalist Casey Michel, author of American Kleptocracy: How the U.S. Created the World's Greatest Money Laundering Scheme in History. Jeffrey Sachs and Casey…

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Conversation with Corey Robin: The Reactionary Mind

During this session, the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs discussed The Reactionary Mind: From Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump by Corey Robin.In the book, Robin traces conservatism back to…

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Conversation with Eric Foner, The Second Founding

During this session, the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs discussed The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution by Pulitzer Prize-winner Eric Foner. In his…

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Conversation with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Not "a Nation of Immigrants"

This meeting of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs took place on August 26, 2021. Prof. Sachs met with renowned historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz to discuss her newest book Not "a Nation of…

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Conversation with Rashid Khalidi, The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

This conversation with Rashid Khalidi took place on March 24, 2021, as part of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs. They discussed Khalidi's book The Hundred Years' War on Palestine and the…

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Conversation with Martin Sherwin, Gambling with Armageddon

This conversation with Martin Sherwin took place on January 28, 2021, as part of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs. They discussed Sherwin's book Gambling with Armageddon and its fascinating…

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Automation, Work and Wellbeing: Lessons from History

This lecture is about long run trends in automation and technological change and its impacts on work and well being for the population. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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The history of epidemics and their impact on society

This is the first lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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The SDG Index: An Overview

In this video, Dr. Guido Schmidt-Traub, Executive Director of the SDSN, introduces the SDG Index and Dashboards, reviewing its history and development since 2015, and the unique role it plays in…

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Leading in a Complex World | Gro Harlem Brundtland

Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norway’s first woman Prime Minister, Chair of the Brundtland Commission, and former Director-General of the World Health Organization, shares her personal journey…

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Q&A | Sue Parnell | 2016 Dec. 2

Sue Parnell answers questions on urban theory and urban history. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Is industry special?

In this chapter, you will learn to define 'structural change' and 'industrialization', understand evolving perspectives on structural change, including that of the 'new…

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The Changing Patterns of Infectious Disease in Time and Place

This video addresses the history of infectious diseases, looking at different infectious diseases and the evolution of how they were addressed over time, and explaining the changing attitudes towards…

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Middle Ages and Early Modern: Evolution of Mediterranean Diet

The gastronomic ritual and cuisine of the Mediterranean is similar throughout. Leguminous vegetables like peas, lentils, chick peas, and oils produced in Syria and Palestine are made into the breads…

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