Understanding our common interwoven history an imperative to peace

Henry Kim, Director and CEO of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada, recently sat down for a conversation with TEDxCalgary. This in-depth and far-ranging video explores the underlying importance of understanding the interwoven history between civilizations as an imperative to understanding ourselves. The exchange and trade of ideas, art, merchandise and knowledge are not new phenomenon, and examples such as the Iberian peninsula prior to the reconquest of Spain are not isolated, but were realities of many places in times past, and need to be the realities of today and a peaceful future.

Watch Dr. Henry Kim of the Aga Khan Museum in conversation with TEDxCalgary.

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