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Public Lectures

Our public lectures cover a wide range of topics and speakers, and are open to students, staff and members of the public.

Our public lectures are  open to everyone.


Upcoming Events

Our public lecture series will resume in October 2014. Please check back at a later date for further information.

 


Past Events

Practice Makes Progress: the multiple logics of continuing innovation  

Wednesday 7 May 2014, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 6.30-8.00pm

SWinter_web
Speaker: Professor Sidney Winter

Chair: Professor Michael Barzelay

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Understanding the Importance of Your Personal Development and Natural Mentoring Activity to Become a Positive Entrepreneur

Friday 25 October 2013, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 1.15-2.00pm

Caruso

Speaker: Dr Richard Caruso

Chair: Professor Saul Estrin

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Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth

Thursday 5 September 2013, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 6.30-8pm

Peter Henry

Speaker: Peter Henry Blair

Chair: Professor Craig Calhoun

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Brick by Brick: How Lego Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry

Wednesday 3 July 2013, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 6.30-8pm

Brick by Brick

Speaker: Professor David Roberton

Chair: Professor Luis Garicano

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The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business

Thursday 23 May 2013, Old Theatre, Old Building 6.30-8pm

The New Digital Age

Speakers: Jared Cohen and Eric Schmidt

Chair: Professor Craig Calhoun

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Progressive Capitalism

Monday 20 May 2013, Old Theatre, Old Building, 6.30-8pm

Lord Sainsbury

Speaker: Lord Sainsbury

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BIG DATA- A Revolution that will Transform How We Live, Work and Think

Tuesday 26 March 2013, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 6.30-8pm

BIG-DATA
Speakers: Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier
Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford University and Data Editor of The Economist

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Scarcity, Abundance, Excess: Towards a Social Theory of Too Much

Thursday 21 March 2013, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 6.30-8pm

Andrew Abbott 
Speaker: Andrew Abbott
Gustavus F. & Ann M. Swift Distinguished Srvc. Prof
University of Chicago

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Firm Commitment

Tuesday 19 February 2013, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 6.30-8pm

Colin Mayer
Speaker: Colin Mayer
Chair: Will Hutton
Moderator: Professor Luis Rayo
 
 

Creativity and Recovery from Recession

Thursday 21 February 2013, New Theatre, East Building, 6.30-8pm

Jim Hagemann Snabe
Speaker: Jim Hagemann Snabe
Co-CEO
SAP
 
 
 

The Google Safari-Gate Case: Issues of Governance and Accountability

Monday 17 September 2012, Graham Wallas Room, Old Building, 1-5pm

Jonathan Mayer

Speaker: Jonathan Mayer
Graduate Student
Stanford University

Moderator: Professor Chrisanthi Avgerou

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Start Your Business in 7 Days

Tuesday 13 March 2012, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 6.30-8pm

James Caan

Speaker: James Caan
Entrepreneur

Chair: Professor Harry Barkema

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The Darwin Economy - liberty, competition, and the common good

Thursday 10 November 2011, Old Theatre, Old Building, 6.30-8pm

Robert Frank

Speaker: Professor Robert Frank
Professor of Management and Professor of Economics
Johnson School of Management, Cornell University

Chair: Paul Mason
Economics Editor, BBC Newsnight

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Good Strategy/Bad Strategy: the difference and why it matters

Thursday 20 October 2011,  Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 6.30-8pm

Richard Rumelt

Speaker: Professor Richard Rumelt
Harry and Elsa Kunin Professor of Business and Society
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Chair: Professor Gordon Barrass

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New mobile technologies - Privacy and policy, threats and opportunities

Monday 17 October 2011,  Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 6.30-8pm

Student using mobile phone

Speakers: Dr Gus Hosein, Mark Selby
Visiting Senior Fellow, London School of Economics
Vice President of Industry Collaborations, Nokia Corporation

Chair: Dr Jonathan Liebenau

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Preventing Financial Meltdowns

Tuesday 7 June 2011,  Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 6.30-8pm

Tim Harford

Speaker: Tim Harford
Economics writer and presenter

Chair: Professor Ignacio Palacios-Huerta

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How The Internet Changes The Practice of Macroeconomics

Monday 14 February 2011,  Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 6.30-8pm

Edward Hugh

Speaker: Edward Hugh
Macro-economist blogger

Chair: Professor Luis Garicano

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Why Indians Win In Business

Thursday 3 February 2011,  Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 6.30-8pm

Patrick French

Speaker: Patrick French
Author and historian

Chair: Professor Stuart Corbridge

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The Naked Swimmer: Can Spain (and the Euro) overcome this crisis?

Monday 10 January 2011, Old Theatre, Old Building, 6.30-8pm

Luis Garicano

Speaker: Professor Luis Garicano
Professor of Economics and Strategy
London School of Economics

Chair: Professor Ignacio Palacios-Huerta

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