David Christian

 

 


 

David Christian (D.Phil. Oxford, 1974) is by training a historian of Russia and the Soviet Union. In 1989, he began teaching courses on 'Big History' at Macquarie University, surveying the past on the largest possible scales, including those of biology and astronomy. David is the author of ‘Maps of Time’, the first text on Big History. He recently co-authored ‘Big History: Between Nothing and Everything.’ David is a Distinguished Professor of History at Macquarie University, founder with Bill Gates of the Big History Project, and Director of the Big History Institute.




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Oct 2nd 2017

BIG HISTORY – SOLVING COMPLEX PROBLEMS will teach you revolutionary new problem-solving skills. Involving lectures from over 50 experts from all faculties at Macquarie University, we look at solving complex problems in a way that has never been done before. ANALYZING COMPLEXITY will teach you what unifying patterns lie at the core of all complex problems.

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Oct 2nd 2017

BIG HISTORY – SOLVING COMPLEX PROBLEMS will teach you revolutionary new problem-solving skills. Involving lectures from over 50 experts from all faculties at Macquarie University, we look at solving complex problems in a way that has never been done before. EVALUATING PROBLEMS will show you how humans think - biologically, neurologically, and philosophically - and how to utilize 5,000 years of evolving disciplinary approaches to tackle problems more effectively.

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Oct 2nd 2017

BIG HISTORY – SOLVING COMPLEX PROBLEMS will teach you revolutionary new problem-solving skills. Involving lectures from over 50 experts from all faculties at Macquarie University, we look at solving complex problems in a way that has never been done before. CREATING INNOVATION will teach you what is at the core of all the innovations we develop to solve complex problems and how to foster methods and a healthy environment to make big breakthroughs possible.

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Sep 11th 2017

We currently face unprecedented challenges on a global scale. These problems do not neatly fall into disciplines. They are complicated, complex, and connected. Join us on this epic journey of 13.8 billion years starting at the Big Bang and travelling through time all the way to the future. Discover the connections in our world, the power of collective learning, how our universe and our world has evolved from incredible simplicity to ever-increasing complexity.

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