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Niall Ferguson

One of our most influential commentators on Geopolitics and the Global Economy.

Niall Ferguson is one of our most influential commentators on Geopolitics and the Global Economy.

Niall is Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and a senior fellow of the Center for European Studies, Harvard, where he served for twelve years as the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History. He is also a visiting professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing, and the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation Distinguished Scholar at the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC.

In addition to writing a weekly column for the Sunday Times (London) and the Boston Globe, Niall Ferguson is the founder and Managing Director of Greenmantle LLC, a Cambridge-based advisory firm.

He is the author of fourteen books. His first, Paper and Iron: Hamburg Business and German Politics in the Era of Inflation 1897-1927, was short-listed for the History Today Book of the Year award, while the collection of essays he edited, Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals, was a UK bestseller. In 1998 he published to international critical acclaim The Pity of War: Explaining World War One and The World’s Banker: The History of the House of Rothschild. The latter won the Wadsworth Prize for Business History and was also short-listed for the Jewish Quarterly/Wingate Literary Award and the American National Jewish Book Award. In 2001, after a year as a Houblon-Norman Fellow at the Bank of England, he published The Cash Nexus: Money and Power in the Modern World, 1700-2000.

He is a regular contributor to television and radio on both sides of the Atlantic. In 2003 he wrote and presented a six-part history of the British Empire for Channel 4, the UK terrestrial broadcaster. The accompanying book, Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power, was a bestseller in both Britain and the United States. The sequel, Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire, was published in 2004, and in 2006 he wrote The War of the World: Twentieth-Century Conflict.

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Topics

Technology: Companies and Conferences

Are Humans Redundant?

Global Economy

Oil & Energy

The Descent of Money

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Publications

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The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power

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Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World

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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

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Civilization: The Six Killer Apps of Western Power

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Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist

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The Pity of War

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Fees & Details

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  • UK:

    £50K +

  • Europe:

    £50K +

  • US:

    £50K +

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £50K +

Travels From

  • United Kingdom

Languages

English

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