How might the approach of ‘Big History’ change our thinking about the history of the world and the role of humanity? Maria Armoudian talks to Jonathan Markley about the “Big History” movement and what we can learn from it.

Jonathan Markley is an Associate Professor of History at California State University, Fullerton. He is part of the ‘Big History’ movement and has been featured in many television episodes related to it. For more information on the ‘Big History’ movement, check out the Big History Project website.

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