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Main Program | Simon Winchester: Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World

01 Nov 2020 11:00 - 12:00
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Celebrated writer and historian Simon Winchester returns with Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World. The bestselling author examines how we acquire land, how we steward it, how and why we fight over it, and finally, how we come to share it. Join him for a fascinating discussion which will confront the question: who actually owns the world’s land – and why does it matter?

Penulis dan sejarawan ternama, Simon Winchester kembali dengan Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World. Penulis buku terlaris ini membahas bagaimana kita mendapatkan tanah, bagaimana kita mengelolanya, bagaimana dan mengapa kita memperebutkannya, dan bagaimana pada akhirnya kita bisa membagikannya. Bergabunglah dengannya untuk diskusi menarik yang nantinya dapat memunculkan pertanyaan: siapa sebenarnya yang memiliki tanah di dunia ini – dan mengapa hal itu penting?

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Simon Winchester

Based in Massachusetts and New York City, USA, Simon Winchester is The New York Times bestselling author of Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27 1883, and The Men …


Michael Vatikiotis

Singapore-based writer and journalist Michael Vatikiotis is the Asia Regional Director of Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, a Geneva-based private foundation that facilitates dialogue to resolve armed conflict. He has written …



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