People tend to overemphasize similarities and ignore differences when comparing the present with the past, says Suzannah Lipscomb. But differences have a lot to teach us. At TEDxSPS, she examines how analyzing the habits of our ancestors might give us a greater appreciation and understanding of people today.
About Suzannah: Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb is an historian, author broadcaster and award-winning academic. She read modern history at Oxford and has continued her passion for 16th century history with award-winning research such as her article "Crossing Boundaries: Women's Gossip, Insults and Violence in 16th-century France". She is also a TV and radio presenter appearing on The One Show and also covering the royal wedding recently. For more information: suzannahlipscomb.com
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