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Past Events

George Webber Evening: The Ascent (and Descent) of Money
Niall Ferguson
Sunday, 28 February 2010

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We were delighted to welcome Niall Ferguson, one of those rare historians who is equally brilliant  investigating the past, and analyzing the present. The author of the superb Ascent of Money and The House of Rothschild probes with his customary clarity and acuity the relationships between Jews and finance, and anti-Semitism and financial crises, topics especially pertinent now.

Niall Ferguson is Professor of History at Harvard University. A best-selling author, he also writes regularly for newspapers and magazines all over the world. He has written and presented three highly successful television documentary series, most recently, The Ascent of Money.

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Unable to appear at a scheduled event, Etgar Keret sends his best to Jewish Book Week.