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Ethnicity & Tribalism

Our selection of videos on this month's theme: The future of Ethnicity & Tribalism



David Goodhart - the future of multiculturalism
Recorded during the conference "Multiculturalism - Twilight of Post-Modern Society?" (Jagiellonian University) in October 2013


Is There A Future For Multiculturalism?
Speaker(s): Dr Jonathan Chaplin, Alan Craig, Claire Fox, Professor Tariq Modood Chair: Jane Little



Futurist speaker: economy, globalisation, nationalism, tribalism. Future nation states.
Future of India. Future of UK, England, Scotland and Wales. Future of Ireland. Future of nationalism, tribalism, federalisation, regional governments. Local democracy. Future of the nation state. National protectionism and reactions against globalisation. Conference keynote speaker and Futurist Dr Patrick Dixon.


Power of Tribes, Clash of Cultures, Consumer Groups, Customer insight
Clash of cultures, religious tribes, brands create tribes, every corporation is many tribes. Tribal inequality of wealth risks global instability, protest movements and new terrorist groups. Tribes give music, language, poetry, literature, teams, friends, neighbourhood, family, teams, communities and nations. Most businesses are tribes of tribes. Niche markets and tribalism. Tribal leadership -- leading thousands of people, motivation, inspired workers, higher productivity, people movements


Future Education: Tribalism in schools, colleges - impact on learning.
Every class and school is a tribe. Power of tribalism in future world. Need for students to understand tribalism as force in family, community, nation, culture, brands, identity, belonging. Every group creates own tribes. Religion as tribal force. Future of traibalism. Clash of cultures. Christianity and Islam. Understanding other people's culture and tribes. Links of tribes to protest movements, activists and terrorist groups.


The path to ending ethnic conflicts
Civil wars and ethnic conflicts have brought the world incredible suffering, but Stefan Wolff's figures show that, in the last 20 years, their number has steadily decreased. He extracts critical lessons from Northern Ireland, Liberia, Timor and more to show that leadership, diplomacy and institutional design are our three most effective weapons in waging peace.


Mapping the future of countries
Many people think the lines on the map no longer matter, but Parag Khanna says they do. Using maps of the past and present, he explains the root causes of border conflicts worldwide and proposes simple yet cunning solutions for each.


The Future of Intrastate Conflict in Africa
On June 26th, IPI hosted the launch of a new report, The Future of Intrastate Conflict in Africa: More Violence or Greater Peace, by Dr. Jakkie Cilliers and Dr. Julia Schünemann, which utilizes the International Futures (IFs) model to forecast trends for intrastate conflict in Africa and recommend a new approach to conflict on the continent.


David Logan: Tribal leadership
David Logan talks about the five kinds of tribes that humans naturally form — in schools, workplaces, even the driver's license bureau. By understanding our shared tribal tendencies, we can help lead each other to become better individuals.


TEDxSinCity - Dave Logan - Make a Genius Tribe
Dave Logan is a faculty member at the University of Southern California (USC)'s Marshall School of Business, a best-selling author, and management consultant.


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