The Long Now Foundation’s monthly
Ian Morris on “Why the West Rules – For Now”
Wednesday April 13, 02011
at 7:30pm Marines’ Memorial Theater at Union Square
Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! • General Tickets $10
About this Seminar:
Historian and archaeologist, Ian Morris’ most recent book, Why the West Rules – For Now, discusses reasons for changes in global dominance, cultural and geographic differences between civilizations, and the eroding usefulness of the East/West distinction.
Morris has studied at Cambridge, the University of Chicago, and most recently Stanford. He founded the Stanford Archaeology Center in 02000 and oversaw excavations for 6 years at Monte Polizzo, Sicily.