A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of history.

Video playlists about History

Ancient clues

5 talks • 1h 32m
Fascinating talks by archaeologists and evolutionary biologists about humanity's beginnings and journey.

Talks to celebrate Black History Month

11 talks • 2h 26m
These fascinating talks offer fresh perspectives on black identity, and fascinating insights on how to finally defeat racism.

Time warp

7 talks • 1h 30m
Time is measured in seconds, minutes and hours. But these talks show it isn't always so simple.

Fascinating history

12 talks • 2h 53m
Be transported through the centuries with these talks for your inner (and outer) history buff.
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Exclusive articles about History

The cultural legacy of pollution

Pollution is a blight, right? Not so fast, says architect Jorge Otero-Pailos, whose projects invite us to consider the important history lessons provided by layer upon layer of ...
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