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Adam Tanner

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A writer and lecturer, who spent much of his career as a foreign correspondent, Adam Tanner has long studied the impact of colonialism, economic engagement and globalization, and is especially interested in the enduring impact of Europe on Asia, Latin America and Africa. He has appeared on CNN, Bloomberg TV, NPR, the BBC and written for publications such as Scientific America, Forbes, Fortune, Time and MIT Technology. He is an associate at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS) at Harvard University where he has been since 2011, first as a fellow at the Nieman Foundation, then at IQSS. He is also an expert on privacy and commerce and has written two books, What Stays in Vegas and Our Bodies, Our Data

Upcoming Tours

Cruising the Baltic Sea

10 days | Starting at: $7,795
Jul 24, 2021 - Aug 2, 2021

From Copenhagen to Stockholm
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Treasures of the Alps

14 days | Starting at: $6,992
Aug 12, 2021 - Aug 25, 2021
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Pearls of Croatia and Slovenia

15 days | Starting at: $6,184
Sep 9, 2021 - Sep 23, 2021
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Southern Italy and Sicily

15 days | Starting at: $6,174
Oct 22, 2021 - Nov 5, 2021
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Holiday Markets

11 days | Starting at: $3,590
Nov 25, 2021 - Dec 5, 2021

A River Cruise from Interlaken to Düsseldorf
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Around the World: A Private Jet Journey

24 days | Starting at: $104,950
Mar 20, 2022 - Apr 12, 2022
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