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October 20, 2020

Wars and Conflict
War, Culture, and Society, With Margaret MacMillan

Margaret MacMillan, professor of history at the University of Toronto, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how war has shaped culture and society throughout history. MacMillan’s new book, War:…

Podcast Vietnam

December 16, 2021

Political History and Theory
How Can We Use (but Not Abuse) History?

Richard Haass and Margaret MacMillan, one of the world’s foremost historians, discuss how best to apply history to better understand current global challenges, including the erosion of democracy, the…

Podcast World Globe

July 1, 2020

Political History and Theory
Living in History

Whether you think we are making history or repeating it, it’s safe to say we are living in a historic time. In this episode, Why It Matters asks three historians to weigh in on how to use the past to…

Podcast Hong Kong protester reads book while sitting

February 17, 2022

Wars and Conflict
Munich Security Conference, Remembering Nixon’s China Trip, and More

The Munich Security Conference is the stage for crisis diplomacy amid high tensions on the Russia-Ukraine border, the world marks the fiftieth anniversary of former U.S. President Richard Nixon’s his…

Podcast Richard Nixon shakes hands with Chinese citizens in Tianannen Square during a visit to China as a private citizen.

April 11, 2013

Global
The World Next Week: April 11, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Britain honors the late Margaret Thatcher; Venezuelans select the successor to Hugo Chavez; and the World Bank and IMF spring meetings begin…

Podcast

March 3, 2021

COVID-19
A Global Shot in the Arm, With Anthony Fauci

Successful vaccine rollouts in the United States and other wealthy nations have made many people hopeful that the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight. But the majority of the world’s population …

Podcast A hand holds a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine