Brasília, 11 October 2020.
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.
Monday, 12 October
1:00pm – 2:00pm (BST) – Oxford – Reshaping Capitalism to Drive Change
2:00pm – 3:00pm (BST) – The Economist – Redefining Cyber Security: AI & Remote Working
4:00pm – 5:15pm (CET) – GTDW – Online Geneva Trade and Development Workshop
4:00pm – 5:00pm (EDT) – Yale – Jackson Visiting Fellow Discussion Forum: Susan Rice
4:00pm – 5:00pm (BST) – King’s College London – Connections: ‘Leadership in a Post Covid-19 World’ with Susan Gilchrist
4:30pm – 5:30pm (EDT) – Columbia-Harvard – Bundling Institutions: How Institutions Influence the Location of Foreign Direct Investment
6:00pm – 7:30pm (BST) – LSE – Randomized Control Trials in the Field of Development: a critical perspective
Tuesday, 13 October
8:00am – 9:00am – Columbia – Policy Challenges for Emerging Markets Central Banks-2020: Central Banking in the Covid-19 Era
11:00am – 12:00pm (EDT) – Stanford – How to Lose the Information War
12:00pm – 1:30pm (EDT) – Yale – Competition Policy in Digital Markets Could Lean on Financial Market Regulation: Dina Srinivasan
12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – Yale – A Conversation with Michèle Flournoy, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
1:00pm – 2:00pm (EDT) – Columbia – The Price of Democracy: How Money Shapes Politics and What to Do about It
1:30pm – 2:30pm (EDT) – Harvard – How to Write a Policy Memo, a Writing Workshop with Lauren Brodsky, HKS Lecturer
1:30pm – 2:30pm (EDT) – Harvard – Building Behavioral Design Teams for Public Good Series: A look into the Nudge Unit at Penn Medicine with Allison Oakes
4:00pm – 5:30pm (BST) – Canning House – US Elections: Implications for Latin America
4:00pm – 5:00pm (EDT) – Wilson Center – Manipulating the Masses: The Roots of the Modern Government Propaganda Machine
Wednesday, 14 October
9:00am – 10:30am (BRT) – Cebri – Conflict and Cooperation in Asia: Geopolitical Issues
12:00pm – 1:15pm (EDT) – Harvard – The Spymasters: How the CIA Directors Shape History and the Future
1:00pm – 2:00pm (EDT) – Harvard – The Time Has Come to Regulate Digital Platforms
1:00pm – 2:00pm (EDT) – Harvard – Homeland Security in the Twenty-First Century
3:00pm – 4:00pm (EDT) – Harvard – Writing Opinions, from the Election to the Inauguration, a Writing Workshop with Alex Green, HKS Adjunct Lecturer
3:00pm – 4:00pm (BST) – LSE – Shaping the Post-COVID Recovery Response in Africa
4:00pm – 5:00pm (BST) – Oxford – What is Data Bias, and Why Should Journalists Pay Attention to It?
Thursday, 15 October
9:00am – 10:00am (EDT) – PIIE – Early Covid-19 Lessons for Macroprudential Policy
12:00pm – 1:15pm (EDT) – Columbia – Awakening Our Democracy: Voters, Access and the 2020 Election
12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – Brookings – Assessing China policy from city halls, governors’ mansions, and Capitol Hill
12:30pm – 1:30pm (EDT) – Harvard – The Future of Geopolitics: What Will a Post-Covid World Look Like?
1:00pm – 2:15pm (EDT) – Harvard – Climate, Government, and the Economy: Reform or Transformation?
4:00pm – 5:00pm (CET) – WTO – Women and Trade: the Role of Trade in Promoting Gender Equality
4:00pm – 5:00pm (BST) – Chatham House – Tech Sector Engagement with Civic Space: What’s the business case?
Friday, 16 October
9:00am – 10:15am (EDT) – Wilson Center – The Chilean Plebiscite and What It Means for Democracy in Latin America
12:30pm – 1:30pm (EDT) – Atlantic Council – Revitalizing the WTO
2:00pm – 3:00pm (BST) – King’s College London – Hillary Clinton’s Beijing speech: 25 years on
5:30pm – 7:00pm (BST) – Oxford – Transforming the Public Sector in Nigeria