Webinars of the week – 1 February

Brasília, 31 January 2021.

Dear colleagues, 

This is the selection of free webinars for this week about political economy, public policy and business-government relations.

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

Best regards, 

Arthur Wittenberg.


Monday, 1 February


1:00pm – 2:00pm (GMT) – Institute for Government Is the government making the right energy policy decisions?

2:00pm – 4:00pm (EST) – BrookingsSetting a policy agenda for Black Americans


Tuesday, 2 February


8:00am – 9:00am (EST) – Atlantic CouncilLessons learned from countries leading in vaccine rollout: The cases of Israel, Bahrain, and the UAE

2:30pm – 3:30pm (GMT) – Institute for Government Whitehall Monitor 2021 report launch

3:00pm – 4:00pm (EST) – BrookingsClimate change and financial market regulations: Insights from BlackRock CEO Larry Fink and former SEC Chair Mary Schapiro

3:30pm – 5:00pm (EST) – Wilson Center Low-Cost and Open Source Tools: Next Steps for Science and Policy

4:00pm – 5:00pm (PST) – StanfordCornered into Change? Pakistan’s response to National Crises in 2021

4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – Canning HouseElection Watch 2021

6:00pm – 7:30pm (GMT) – King’sBrazil 36 Years After the End of the Military Regime: Celebration and Concern


Wednesday, 3 February


10:00am – 11:00am (EST) – PIIEThe EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment: Will it be a game changer?

10:00am – 4:00pm (EST) – Wilson CenterWilson China Fellowship Conference 2021

12:00pm – 1:30pm (EST) – ColumbiaBook Talk: Governing the Urban in China and India

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – Atlantic CouncilTech-enabled dis- and misinformation, social platforms, and geopolitics

12:00pm – 1:00pm (GMT) – LSEA Lecture by Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of UN Climate Change

3:00pm – 4:30pm (GMT) – King’sPolitical Economy & Institutions seminar on “Business Groups in Emerging Economies”

3:00pm – 4:00pm (EST) – HarvardBig, If True Webinar: Amplified Hate and its Effects

6:00pm – 7:20pm (GMT) – Institute for GovernmentData Bites #16: Getting things done with data in government


Thursday, 4 February


8:30am – 9:30am (EST) – HarvardBusiness and Biden: What the Private Sector Can Expect from the New Administration

1:00pm – 2:00pm (EST) – Atlantic CouncilA conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron

2:00pm – 3:00pm (GMT) – OxfordSocial innovation and social justice in an age of pandemics

3:00pm – 4:30pm (EST) – ColumbiaThe Politics of a Clean Energy Transition


Friday, 5 February


9:00am – 11:00am (EST) – Columbia2021 Annual Columbia SIPA/BPI Bank Regulation Research Conference

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