Lessons learned - what can history teach us about current events?

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

16:00 - 16:50 Ballroom 2



Dr. Peter Frankopan

Senior Research Fellow, Worcester College, Oxford; Director, Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research

History has a remarkable tendency to repeat itself, and the rhythm of change that we find so unsettling today has characterized previous centuries to the point that it is not only unsurprising, but actually predictable. Listen to historian and acclaimed author Peter Frankopan, as he discusses how past events can serve as a guide to the changes that we see taking place today.