Covid 19

ONLINE - Thursday 2nd July, 19:00 BST

THE  ECONOMIC FALLOUT & THE RESPONSE

Join Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, ex Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling and award winning financial columnist Stephanie Flanders to discuss the how the world comes back from the stupendous coronavirus pandemic public debt, how the world order will change and who the winners and losers are likely to be.


ONLINE - Thursday 25th June, 1900 BST

THE STATE OF PRIVACY- Public Health Vs Civil Liberties

In more than a dozen countries technology is already used to track and trace the infection, but how is it used as a state-controlled surveillance tool?


ONLINE - Thursday 11th June, 1500pm BST

The Great Fall Of China?

China’s usually bullish economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of 2020, a clear indication of the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Depressed demand from abroad is likely to impact the economy further. With Covid-19 resulting in less global trade and a reduced appetite for international collaboration what might be the impacts be on China?


ONLINE EVENT - Thursday, 30th April, 15:00hrs GMT

Covering Covid 19

A discussion on the unprecedented challenges when it comes to covering the global pandemic in terms of accurately reporting a complex and fast-moving story. Covid 19 poses a unique set of challenges; to interpret the scientific data, tell the human stories, counter conspiracy theories and hold political leaders to account.