Webinars of the week – 26 April

Brasília, 25 April 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, 26 April


11:00am – 11:30am (EDT) – MIT‘How Corporate America Can Advance Social Justice and Racial Equity’

12:00pm – 1:15pm (EDT) – HarvardThe Tools of the Trade: Enabling Public Purpose in Science and Technology Policy

12:30pm – 2:00pm (BST) – LSEDebating Capital and Ideology, with Professor Thomas Piketty

2:00pm – 3:00pm (BST) – King’sProfessor Samuel G Hanson: Predictable Financial Crises

4:00pm – 5:30pm (EDT) – Wilson CenterLatin America & the Global Cold War

5:00pm – 6:00pm (BST) – Chatham HousePost-Truth Politics: Demystifying Conspiracy Theories

6:00pm – 7:00pm (EDT) – HarvardFORUM: Behavioral Economics, Nudge, and Public Policy: A conversation with Richard Thaler

6:00pm – 7:00pm (BST) – LSEIrrationality – A History of the Dark Side of Reason


Tuesday, 27 April


9:00am – 10:00am (BST) – Institute for GovernmentHow to respond to a crisis: lessons from the Covid pandemic

12:00pm – 1:30pm (EDT) – BrookingsThe Biden administration’s drug policy strategy and lessons from Portugal

3:00pm – 5:00pm (BST) – King’sMultinational Security Coalitions in the Middle East

6:00pm – 7:00pm (EDT) – MITThe 2020 U.S. Presidential Election: Some Statistics and Thoughts

6:00pm – 7:15pm (BST) – King’sBook Launch: ‘The London Problem: What Britain Gets Wrong About Its Capital City’, Dr Jack Brown & Catherine McGuinness


Wednesday, 28 April


9:00am – 10:00am (EDT) – PIIEProspects for the post-Brexit UK financial sector

10:00am – 11:00am (EDT) – BrookingsExamining China’s telecommunications ambitions

9:30am – 11:00am (BRT) – CebriA governança da China e as cooperações sino-brasileiras na nova ordem global

2:00pm – 3:00pm (BST) – Chatham HouseSustaining the response: Vaccine access, diplomacy and soft power

5:30pm – 6:30pm (BST) – CambridgeAre Britain’s Structures for Government Still Fit for Purpose?, with Sir Mark Sedwill


Thursday, 29 April


3:00pm – 4:00pm (BST) – Oxford AnalyticaGeopolitics and the vaccine

6:00pm – 7:00pm (BST) – CambridgeThe power of geography. Ten maps that reveal the future of our world


Friday, 30 April


9:00am – 10:00am (EDT) – HarvardThe Path Ahead for Climate Change Policy

9:30am – 10:30am (BRT) – AberjeVaccines for Covid19: Actions and Narratives

1:30pm – 2:30pm (BST) – Institute for GovernmentThe future of UK digital government: in conversation with Paul Willmott, Joanna Davinson and Tom Read

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