TED is trying something new, and would love everyone to witness it. The first of a series of TED Dialogues as a response to current political upheaval. In the first session Chris Anderson spoke with the extraordinary historian Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens and the upcoming Homo Deus. His views on what’s happening now, and what’s to come, are … Read moreTED Dialogues last Wednesday, live online
TED Dialogues: An urgent response to a dangerously divisive time Original post here These are astonishing days. Amid rapid-fire policy changes, America has grown even more divided; similar divisions are spreading across the world. Vitriolic rhetoric roars from all sides, and battle lines are hardening. We aren’t listening to one another. Is there space left for … Read moreTED Dialogues: The need for ideas—and listening—has never mattered more.
Would you like to be part of the TEDxZürich core team? Working to create a day of wonder, inspiration and awe in 2017? TEDxZürich is part of the global TEDx program of self-organized events that bring people together in the spirit of ideas worth spreading. It also organizes events where TED Talks video and live speakers … Read moreOpen Position – Head of Partnerships
Is she turning towards you or away from you? No one can agree. She’s the subject of Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with the Pearl Earring,” a painting often referred to as the ‘Mona Lisa of the North.’ But what makes this painting so captivating? James Earle explains how this work represents the birth of … Read moreWhy is Vermeer’s “Girl with the Pearl Earring” considered a masterpiece? – James Earle
TEDx Spotlights>Girl Power showcases the voices of girls and young women around the world. These eight TEDx talks highlight some of the extraordinary achievements of the speakers, and shed new light on what girl power means, namely, that although many of the female speakers seek to make change for girls, they are using their voices to … Read moreNew TEDx Spotlights playlist focuses on girl power!
1) The Networker Goal = Meet smart people The networker aims to meet and make lasting connections with other professionals in the industry. Chances are, they have a lot of connections on social media and have connected to attendees through the conference hashtag ahead of time. You’ll probably see this person chatting up multiple groups … Read moreThe 12 Types of People You’ll Meet at a TEDx Conference
[bt_section layout=”boxed” top_spaced=”not-spaced” bottom_spaced=”not-spaced” skin=”inherit” full_screen=”no” vertical_align=”inherit” divider=”no” back_image=”” back_color=”” back_video=”” video_settings=”” back_video_mp4=”” back_video_ogg=”” back_video_webm=”” parallax=”” parallax_offset=”” animation=”” animation_back=”” animation_impress=”” el_id=”” el_class=”” el_style=””][bt_row el_class=”” el_style=””][bt_column width=”3/4″][bt_text] Professor William A. Schabas is professor of international law at Middlesex University in London. He is also professor of international human law and human rights at Leiden University, … Read moreMeet the Speaker – William Schabas