Niall Ferguson Sees Similarities in Brexit and U.S. Elections

October 18, 2016

Delivering the Institute's annual Underhill Lecture, renowned British historian Niall Ferguson cautioned that critical mistakes in the campaign to defeat Brexit in the United Kingdom may be reflected in the United States' presidential election in 2016, which he dubbed "The Year of the Improbable." Ferguson spoke to a packed house last week in Sutardja Dai Hall. 

Video of the lecture is now available online

The Underhill Lecture is an annual feature of the Institute's Anglo American Studies Program. You can read more about the lecture at Berkeley News.