Webinars of the week – 7 September

Dear colleagues, 

This is the selection of webinars for this week about political economy, public policy and business-government relations. All webinars are in English, except the ones with a title in Portuguese. 

Please, observe the time zones, and thanks for all the suggestions.

Best regards, 

Arthur Wittenberg.

Monday, 7 September


12:00pm – 12:45pm (BST) – Chatham HouseCOVID-19 and Japan’s Coordinated Development Responses in Asia

2:00pm – 3:15pm (BST) – LSEWhy is Shaping the Public Sector Key to a Better World?

6:00pm – 7:00pm (BST) – LSEThe Tyranny of Merit: what’s become of the common good?

Tuesday, 8 September


7:30am – 10:00pm (EDT) – ColumbiaGlobal Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment 3rd Annual Conference

9:00am – 10:00am (EDT) – HarvardWhy We Need More Than a Carbon Price, with Joseph E Stiglitz

10:00am – 1:00pm (EDT) – BrookingsAccountability in higher education: Using evidence to inform regulatory policy

10:00am – 12:00pm (BRT) – FGVActing against fake news in social media – Legislative, judicial and academic means to combat disinformation – Parliaments

1:30pm – 2:30pm (EDT) – HarvardEconomic Justice: Building Movements in the United States

2:00pm – 4:00pm (BST) – Canning HouseLatAm Outlook 2020 Update

6:00pm – 7:30pm (BST) – UCLWelfare 5.0: Why we need a social revolution and how to make it happen

6:00pm – 7:00pm (BST) – King’s College LondonWho finances the financiers? Twenty years of HM Treasury resource accounts

6:30pm – 8:00pm (BST) – CISIMansion House City Debate 2020: “This House believes that capitalism is the best route to sustainability

Wednesday, 9 September


7:00am – 11:00pm (EDT) – ColumbiaGlobal Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment 3rd Annual Conference

9:30am – 10:30am (EDT) – Wilson CenterAfter Navalny’s Poisoning

10:00am – 12:00pm (BRT) – FGVActing against fake news in social media – Legislative, judicial and academic means to combat disinformation – Academia

10:00am – 11:15am (EDT) – BrookingsU.S. policy in the Middle East: A conversation with Assistant Secretary of State David Schenker

11:00am – 12:30pm (EDT) – StanfordClimate Change Action: The Role of Natural Solutions

12:00pm – 1:15pm (EDT) – HarvardSpeaking Truth to Power & The Intelligence-Policy Nexus, with former Acting Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Michael J Morell

2:00pm – 3:15pm (CEST) – CERREData sharing for digital market contestability

2:00pm – 3:30pm (BST) – King’s College LondonThe India Series: In Conversation with Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

5:30pm – 6:30pm (EDT) – GeorgetownMisinformation and the Role of Social Media in Elections

6:00pm – 7:20pm (BST) – Institute for GovernmentData Bites #13: Getting things done with data in government

Thursday, 10 September


7:00am – 10:00pm (EDT) – ColumbiaGlobal Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment 3rd Annual Conference

9:30am – 6:00pm (BST) – King’s College London  – International Construction Law Conference

10:00am – 11:00am (EDT) – BrookingsAdvancing the transatlantic dialogue in the aftermath of Schrems II

10:00am – 12:00pm (BRT) – FGVActing against fake news in social media – Legislative, judicial and academic means to combat disinformation – Courts

12:00pm – 1:30pm (BST) – Chatham HouseChina’s Evolving Economic Relations with North Africa: Before and After COVID-19

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – HarvardBrands on a Mission: How to Achieve Social Impact and Business Growth through Purpose

11:00am – 12:00pm (EDT) – GeorgetownBeijing+25: Commemorating a Watershed Moment for Women’s Rights, with Hillary Rodham Clinton and Madeleine Albright

2:00pm – 4:30pm (BST) – OxfordManaging Oil, Gas and Mining Governance in Exceptional Times

2:00pm – 4:00pm (EDT) – Wilson CenterThe Pandemic Forum: COVID-19’s Impact on Geopolitical Risk and Global Resiliency

4:00pm – 5:30pm (EDT) – Wilson CenterHenry Kissinger and American Power: A Political Biography

6:00pm – 7:30pm (BRT) – CebriFake news e política externa

Friday, 11 September

7:00am – 10:00pm (EDT) – ColumbiaGlobal Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment 3rd Annual Conference

10:00am – 12:00pm (BST) – Reuters/OxfordNumbers Game, with Tim Harford

1:00pm – 2:30pm (BST) – LSEInnovation and Inclusive Growth: COVID-19 as a window of opportunity, with Gordon Brown

6:00pm – 7:00pm (BRT) – InsperComo Estratégia e Design se conectam?

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