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Public lecture podcasts and videos: latest 20


A Conversation with Professor Muhammad Yunus
Recorded on: 21 November 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus (@Yunus_Centre) was born on 28 June 1940 in the village of Bathua, Chittagong, a seaport in Bangladesh....
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The War that Was Lost
Recorded on: 20 November 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Robin Archer
Why did radicals retreat on the eve of the Great War, even where opposition was strongest? What are the lessons for us...
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The Scale-up Manifesto: why scale-ups will drive the global policy agenda for the next generation
Recorded on: 18 November 2014
Speaker(s): Sherry Coutu, Geoff Mulgan, Tamara Rajah, Andy Tong
This event marks the launch of a major report commissioned by the UK government on increasing the economic impact of...
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How Finance is Tackling Sustainability: a roadmap to the future
Recorded on: 17 November 2014
Speaker(s): Michael Mainelli, Angela Ridgwell, Nick Robins
Speakers from the financial sector, NGOs and think tanks will discuss if the finance industry is doing enough to combat...
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What Europe?
Recorded on: 17 November 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Timothy Garton Ash, Professor Renaud Dehousse, Giuseppe Laterza, Professor Jan Zielonka
A panel debate to mark the official launch of Eutopia (@EutopiaMag) - the pan-European online magazine in which...
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Economy Beyond Economics: time for a paradigm shift?
Recorded on: 13 November 2014
Speaker(s): Satish Kumar
Our economy relies on stable ecological foundations. So why is ecology missing from big economic and political debates?...
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Ethics Matters in the Family
Recorded on: 13 November 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Adam Swift
The family is hotly contested ideological terrain. Some defend the traditional two-parent heterosexual family while...
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War and Moral Stupidity
Recorded on: 12 November 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Kimberly Hutchings
Professor Hutchings offers a feminist critique of the idea of just war and calls for the renewal of forms of pacifism...
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Good Times Bad Times: the welfare myth of them and us
Recorded on: 12 November 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Sir John Hills, Polly Toynbee, Professor Holly Sutherland
This ground-breaking book Good Times Bad Times: the welfare myth of them and us challenges the idea of a divide in the...
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The Greek Orthodox Church and the Economic Crisis
Recorded on: 12 November 2014
Speaker(s): His Eminence Metropolitan Ignatius of Demetrias and Almyros
As historically a central pole of national identity, and with a new politics of nationalism evident, the way in which...
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The Need to Censor Our Dreams
Recorded on: 11 November 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Slavoj Zizek
Critique of ideology should not begin with the critique of reality, but with the critique of our dreams. As Herbert...
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The Limits of Transformation from Above: Turkey since 1914
Recorded on: 11 November 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Çağlar Keyder
Professor Keyder will propose an account of the last hundred years of the “state tradition” in Turkey.

Çağlar...
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Stalin's Team
Recorded on: 11 November 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick
We know a lot about Stalin but less about the team – Molotov, Kaganovich, Mikoyan and the rest of a group whose...
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Ebola, Peace and Security
Recorded on: 10 November 2014
Speaker(s): Karin Landgren
Ebola may not be a weapon but this disease threatens peace and security. To date, the total number of reported cases of...
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What is the Welfare State? A Sociological Restatement
Recorded on: 10 November 2014
Speaker(s): Professor David Garland, Professor Nicola Lacey
What, in fact, is the Welfare State? Commentators talk as if it were an historic moment in post-war Britain or New...
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The Fourth Revolution: the global race to reinvent the state
Recorded on: 10 November 2014
Speaker(s): John Micklethwait, Adrian Wooldridge
Is Britain falling behind in the global race to reinvent the state? Britain has led previous attempts to reinvent the...
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What is 'Modern' about Modern Greece?
Recorded on: 7 November 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Molly Greene, Professor Stathis N Kalyvas, Professor Vassilis Lambropoulos
The debt crisis has provoked new debate over Greece’s historical path and its identity. Was the crisis a result of it...
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On Fantasy Island: British politics, English judges and the European Convention on Human Rights
Recorded on: 6 November 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Conor Gearty
Conor Gearty unpicks the myths, illusions and downright lies that infect political engagement with human rights in...
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A Post-Genomic Surprise: the molecular reinscription of race in science, law and medicine
Recorded on: 6 November 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Troy Duster
Professor Duster will analyse the resurgence of the idea that racial taxonomies deployed to explain complex social...
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Planetary Economics: macroeconomic and international implications
Recorded on: 6 November 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Michael Grubb
Professor Grubb assesses lessons from 20 years of debate on technology, economic dimensions of global energy and...
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