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Thomas Homer-Dixon

Series featuring Thomas Homer-Dixon

  • Oxford Martin School: Public Lectures and Seminars
  • Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Catastrophic dehumanization Professor Thomas Homer-Dixon gives a talk on Dehumanization for the Oxford Martin School Public Lectures series. Introduced by Professor Ian Goldin. Thomas Homer-Dixon 19 May 2012
2 Creative Commons Climate Shocks: Turning Crisis into Opportunity Thomas F. Homer-Dixon, CIGI Chair of Global Systems, Balsillie School of International Affairs; full Professor, Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo on Climate Shocks: Turning Crisis into Opportunity. Thomas Homer-Dixon 15 Oct 2010
3 Uncertainty, Lags and Nonlinearity: Challenges to Governance in a Turbulent World Prof. Homer-Dixon looks at systems displaying high levels of uncertainty. Using the example of climate change, he asks whether standard "management" approaches used by policymakers are enough or if we must find new approaches in times of uncertainty. Thomas Homer-Dixon, Nick Bostrom 01 Jun 2009