Webinars of the week – 14 September

Brasília, 13 September 2020.

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, 14 September

10:00am – 11:30am (EDT) – ColumbiaData Science Day 2020, Ethics & Privacy: Terms of Usage

10:00am – 11:00am (BST) – Financial TimesBuilding a More Sustainable Future: The Pandemic as a Catalyst for Progress

10:00am – 11:00am (EDT) – NILEHow Capitol Hill Consumes Media & Its Impact on Advocacy

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – HarvardLeah Stokes on “Short-Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States”

3:00pm – 4:00pm (BST) – Chatham HouseReforming the World Trade Organization

3:00pm – 4:00pm (EDT) – Atlantic CouncilLatin America during and after COVID-19: A conversation with IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno

6:30pm – 7:30pm (BST) – LSENarrative Economics, with Professor Robert J Shiller


Tuesday, 15 September

9:15am – 9:45am (EDT) – Atlantic CouncilA conversation with US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo

11:00am – 12:00am (BRT) – ValorAffonso Celso Pastore, economista e ex-presidente do BC

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – Wilson CenterA Conversation with President Lenín Moreno of Ecuador

12:00pm – 1:00pm (PT) – StanfordMeeting on the Economic Policies of the Presidential Candidates: A Conversation with Austan Goolsbee & Kevin Hassett

12:30pm – 1:30pm (EDT) – ColumbiaRace, Justice & Brand Accountability: Turning Dialogue Into Action

2:00pm – 3:00pm (EST) – HarvardImagining the Next Global Economy

2:00pm – 3:00pm (EDT) – BrookingsDefense policy and the 2020 election

3:00pm – 4:00pm (EDT) – Atlantic CouncilOperational energy across the Atlantic: US military & NATO perspectives

3:00pm – 4:30pm (BST) – King’sArms Control Idol 2020

6:00pm – 7:30pm (BRT) – CebriTensões EUA-China e onde fica o Brasil


Wednesday, 16 September

9:00am – 10:00am (EDT) – PIIECan digital trade agreements spur the next round of growth?

9:00am – 11:00am (EDT) – Project SyndicateThe Green Recovery

11:00am – 12:00pm (PT) – StanfordCOVID-19: The Impact in Africa

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – HarvardDo Morals Matter? Presidents and Foreign Policy from FDR to Trump, a talk with Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

2:00pm – 3:00pm (EST) – The Public Affairs Association of CanadaWomen Leading the Way in Public Affairs

5:00pm – 6:00pm (ET) – YaleTerrell Carver, “Das Kapital: Critique, History, Knowledge”

7:00pm – 8:30pm (EDT) – CornellRacism in America: Policing and Incarceration


Thursday, 17 September

9:00am – 10:00am (BST) – King’s Nuclear Security Regulation for Radioactive Sources

9:00am – 12:00pm (EDT) – Project SyndicateThe Green Recovery

10:00am – 11:00am (EDT) – Atlantic CouncilShould Europe go its own way?

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – HarvardHarvard Circular Economy Information Session I

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – HarvardCOVID-19 and the Stakes for Democracy in South America

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – HarvardPompeo’s “Commission on Unalienable Rights”: Shrinking US Human Rights Policy

3:00pm – 4:00pm (BST) – PRCAEngaging in Governments in Crisis: Lessons from Latin America

3:00pm – 6:00pm (BST) – CambridgeThe Cyber Ecosystem 2020

4:10pm – 5:40pm (ET) – YaleLaw, Economics & Organization Workshop: “Elite Kinship Network and State Strengthening: Theory and Evidence from Imperial China” with Harvard Gov. Prof. Yuhua Wang

8:00pm – 9:30pm (EDT) – CornellPandemic Politics in Southeast Asia: Society, Governance, and the State


Friday, 18 September

12:30pm – 1:30pm (EDT) – GeorgetownEvolution of the U.S.-China Relationship Under Xi Jinping

12:30pm – 1:30pm (EDT) – Atlantic CouncilTrade flows in the age of automation

2:00pm – 3:15pm (EDT) – CornellDestroying or Deploying the “Deep State” 

8:00pm – 9:00pm (EST) – HarvardHarvard Circular Economy Information Session II

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