Webinars of the week – 5 October

Brasília, 4 October 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, 5 October


11:00am – 12:00pm (EDT) – Atlantic CouncilLubyanka federation: How the FSB determines the politics and economics of Russia

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – HarvardCivil Society and Policy Advocacy in Contemporary East Asia

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – HarvardEnergy Policy Seminar: Anthony Leiserowitz on “Climate Change in the American Mind”

1:00pm – 2:15pm (BST) – UCLRepealing the Fixed Term Parliaments Act

1:30pm – 2:30pm (BST) – Institute for GovernmentThe UK internal market after Brexit: ensuring a ‘race to the top’ for the environment?

2:00pm – 3:00pm (EDT) – Atlantic CouncilUS-Brazil commercial relations: A deep dive into state-level economic engagement

2:00pm – 3:00pm (BST) – King’s College LondonLudwig Straub: Indebted Demand

4:30pm – 6:30pm (EDT) – Columbia – The Belt, Road, And Beyond: Domestic Motivations Of China’s Strategy and its Roles in the World


Tuesday, 6 October


9:00am – 3:00pm (12:30pm – 1:30pm (BST) – Oxford – Impact Lab Open Series: SDG’s and Big Business

1:00pm – 2:00pm (BST) – LSEThe Long Ascent: confronting the crisis and building a more resilient economy, with Kristalina Georgieva

2:00pm – 4:00pm (BST) – Canning HouseSustainable Development: Adaptation & Resilience

3:30pm – 5:00pm (EDT) – Wilson CenterTrump or Biden: What Will it Mean for Brazil and Bolsonaro?

4:00pm – 5:00pm (EDT) – StanfordOn the Watershed: The Implications of the 2020 China-India Border Crisis

5:00pm – 6:00pm (BST) – OxfordPrivacy is Power: Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data

6:30pm – 7:30pm (BRT) – CebriConversa com o Embaixador Todd Chapman


Wednesday, 7 October


9:00am – 10:00am (EDT) – Atlantic CouncilA conversation on transatlantic economic relations with Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, Justin Muzinich

11:00am – 12:00pm (BST) – King’s College LondonThe Insider Threat – Responding to Behavioural Indicators in Critical National Infrastructure Organisations

11:00am – 12:00pm (EDT) – HarvardFollow the Ad: Uncovering Election Interference behind Data-Driven Digital Platforms

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – ColumbiaRole of Bureaucracy in Successful Coronavirus Strategy: The Case of Kerala

1:00pm – 2:00pm (BST) – OxfordMissing perspectives of women in COVID-19 news

2:00pm – 3:15pm (BST) – King’s College LondonPolitics in Times of COVID-19 – Responding to Radical Uncertainty

2:00pm – 4:00pm (BST) – DIT UKCities as leaders in promoting innovation in public procurement

5:00pm – 6:30pm (BST) – UCLAutumn 2020 Research Seminar Series: Politics and the Image


Thursday, 8 October


11:00am – 12:00pm (EDT) – CornellThe Battlegrounds: A State of Play: A conversation with Rep. Tim Ryan, Rep. Charlie Dent and Regina Zilbermints

11:30pm – 12:30pm (EDT) – PIIEGlobal Economic Prospects: Fall 2020

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – HarvardMessage in a battle: Why communications matter in a pandemic

12:15pm – 2:00pm (EDT) – HarvardChina’s Rise in Europe: A Threat to U.S. Hegemony?

6:00pm – 7:30pm (BST) – UCLThe Russia Report

9:00pm – 10:00pm (EDT) – The World BankBanking Sector Performance During the COVID-19 Crisis


Friday, 9 October


9:30am – 10:30am (BST) – Institute for GovernmentThe Future of UK-EU Security Cooperation

1:00pm – 2:00pm (EDT) – StanfordThe Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America (Book Talk)

1:00pm – 2:00pm (EDT) – GeorgetownProtecting Democracy: A Conversation on Election Integrity with Former DHS Secretaries

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