Science and Politics after the Pandemic

Hosted by the Ralph Miliband Programme

Online public event


Professor Neil Ferguson

Professor Neil Ferguson

Laura Spinney

Laura Spinney


Dr Robin Archer

Dr Robin Archer

How has the relationship between science and politics been affected by the COVID-19 crisis and are we seeing a post-populist return of expertise?

Neil Ferguson (@neil_ferguson) is Director of the MRC Centre of Global Infectious Disease Analysis at Imperial College London. His research has informed the response to COVID in a number of countries, including the UK

Laura Spinney (@lfspinney) is a science journalist and author of Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World.

Robin Archer is Director of the Ralph Miliband Programme.

The Ralph Miliband Programme (@rmilibandlse) is one of LSE's most prestigious lecture series and seeks to advance Ralph Miliband's spirit of free social inquiry.

This event forms part of LSE’s Shaping the Post-COVID World initiative, a series of debates about the direction the world could and should be taking after the crisis.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSECOVID19


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