JACKSON, Wyo. — Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jared Diamond will speak Sunday night as part of the Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs’ Global Change Series.
The free event will feature Diamond’s remarks on the “national and personal crises facing humanity,” according to the event’s press release.
Diamond is best known for his book “Guns, Germs, and Steel,” which won the Pulitzer in 1998. He is currently a professor of geography at UCLA and belongs to the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. Diamond has been awarded the National Medal of Science, the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, Japan’s Cosmo Prize, a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship and the Lewis Thomas Prize Honoring the Scientist as Poet.
The Global Change Series also brought political advisor Fiona Hill and physicist Rob Davies to town this year.
Diamond will speak at the National Museum of Wildlife Art on Sept. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. Seating is limited and guests are required to make a reservation at this link.