Countdown is a global initiative to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. Watch the talks, interviews and performances from the Countdown Global Launch at ted.com/countdown. The climate crisis demands leadership at every level. Governments, cities and businesses are three key players in designing and implementing the necessary transition. In Session 2 of the Countdown Global […]
Stories for "Elif Shafak"
The advance toward a more connected, united, compassionate world is in peril. Some voices are demanding a retreat, back to a world where insular nations battle for their own interests. But most of the big problems we face are collective in nature and global in scope. What can we do, together, about it? In a […]
JD Vance moves to Ohio, the underwater caves of the Bahamas, and the search for ancient lost sites in Peru
JD Vance moves to Ohio, Jill Heinerth takes us to the underwater caves of the Bahamas, and the search for ancient lost sites in Peru … and more news from our always-busy TED speakers.
Listening to stories widens the imagination; telling them lets us leap over cultural walls, embrace different experiences, feel what others feel. Elif Shafak builds on this simple idea to argue that fiction can overcome identity politics. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2010, July 2010 in Oxford, UK. Duration: 19:46) http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf Watch Elif Shafak’s talk on TED.com, where […]