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Public lecture podcasts and videos: latest 20


Buying Time: the delayed crisis of democratic capitalism
Recorded on: 20 October 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Wolfgang Streeck, Colin Crouch
The financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 still has the world on tenterhooks. The gravity of the situation...
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In Search of Human Uniqueness
Recorded on: 20 October 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Michael Tomasello, Professor Rita Astuti, Dr Alex Gillespie
Professor Tomasello will explore what distinguishes humans from other great apes in terms of their cognitive and social...
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The Impact of European Employment Strategy in Greece and Portugal
Recorded on: 20 October 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Sotirios Zartaloudis
Sotirios Zartaloudis will present and discuss his new book "The Impact of European Employment Strategy in Greece and...
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Hand to Mouth: the truth about being poor in a wealthy world
Recorded on: 16 October 2014
Speaker(s): Linda Tirado
Linda Tirado knows from experience what it is to be poor, to struggle to make ends meet. She was working all hours at...
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Rationality and Irrationality in Government
Recorded on: 16 October 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Cass Sunstein
What impact is behavioural science having on politics and business? Simplified disclosure, default rules, social norms,...
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The Outlook for Global Financial Stability
Recorded on: 16 October 2014
Speaker(s): Dr José Viñals
José Viñals is currently the Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the...
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The Thirteenth Labour of Hercules: Inside the Greek Crisis
Recorded on: 15 October 2014
Speaker(s): Yannis Palaiologos
Yannis Palaiologos, will present and discuss his new book "The Thirteenth Labour of Hercules: Inside the Greek Crisis"....
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Women in Public Life: above the parapet
Recorded on: 15 October 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Joyce Banda, Dr Purna Sen, Marie-Pierre Lloyd
Joyce Banda will reflect on her journey to the highest level of public life. This event launches a new Institute of...
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The Summit: the biggest battle of the Second World War – fought behind closed doors
Recorded on: 15 October 2014
Speaker(s): Ed Conway
The idea of world leaders gathering in the midst of economic crisis has become all-too familiar. But the summit at...
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Practical and ethical dilemmas of working in the current Ebola crisis
Recorded on: 15 October 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Benjamin Black
Benjamin Black is a London based obstetrics & gynaecology registrar, currently working for Médecins Sans Frontières...
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'Secure the Borders!' The Cost and Consequences of Europe's 'Fight Against Irregular Migration'
Recorded on: 14 October 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Ruben Andersson, Jeremy Harding, Dr Cecilia Malmström
The summer of 2014 has been yet another season of misery at Europe’s southern frontiers. The unseaworthy boats carrying...
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The Politics of Climate Change 2014: what cause for hope?
Recorded on: 14 October 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Giddens
Professor Lord Giddens published The Politics of Climate Change in 2007and is currently preparing a new edition for...
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Greece: Taking Stock - Economics and Financial Changes since the Onset of the Global and Euro Area Crises
Recorded on: 14 October 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Eleni Louri- Dendrinou
Professor Eleni Louri- Dendrinou’s talk will focus on a number of issues, starting with the roots of the crisis and the...
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Art and Politics Now
Recorded on: 13 October 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Anthony Downey
Since the turn of the 21st century, contemporary artists have increasingly engaged with some of the most pressing...
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The Establishment and How They Get Away With It
Recorded on: 13 October 2014
Speaker(s): Owen Jones
Owen Jones, one of the most prominent political voices today, sets out on a journey into the heart of our...
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Transatlantic Free Trade: the final push? British, French and US perspectives on a TTIP agreement
Recorded on: 13 October 2014
Speaker(s): HE Sylvie Bermann, Peter Chase, Pascal Lamy, Sir Peter Ricketts
A deal on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership would be a powerful shot in the arm for the world's anaemic...
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Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy in the Twenty First Century
Recorded on: 9 October 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Ross Garnaut
Professor Garnaut will look forward to where the global economy is headed across a diverse range of nation-states...
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The History Manifesto
Recorded on: 8 October 2014
Speaker(s): Professor David Armitage, Dr Jo Guldi, Professor Simon Szreter
How should historians speak truth to power - and why does it matter? Why is five hundred years better than five months...
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Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: lessons from Ethiopia
Recorded on: 8 October 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Qaiser Khan, Marta Foresti, Peter Hawkins
Dr Qaiser Khan will be joined by a panel to discuss Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from...
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Cross-Border Cross Referencing: sorting out Indonesian confrontation in the field
Recorded on: 8 October 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Brian P Farrell
Indonesia ‘confronted’ the establishment of Malaysia in 1963 by waging an undeclared war, which included armed...
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