2020 Cafes

Medical face masks, the chaos of COVID-19, & the scramble for the Golden Fleece

Medical face masks, the chaos of COVID-19, & the scramble for the Golden Fleece

A few months ago, early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the lack of medical face masks took an alarming toll. We ...
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The Politics of Oil, Covid-19 & Climate Change: Opportunity or Threat?

The Politics of Oil, Covid-19 & Climate Change: Opportunity or Threat?

Even before Covid 19 took full effect on the world economy, a ruthless oil price war involving Russia and Saudi ...
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POSTPONED - Myanmar: Why peace remains elusive

POSTPONED – Myanmar: Why peace remains elusive

After decades of military rule, Myanmar’s 2010 General Election appeared to be a watershed moment and inspired hopes that Myanmar ...
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ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE- Homelessness:  its social and economic causes and effects

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE- Homelessness: its social and economic causes and effects

Despite increased policy attention, and the implementation of strategies to halt it, homelessness is on the rise in most European ...
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Zoom Video - Climate Change: How can our political systems meet the challenge in the time of Covid?

Zoom Video – Climate Change: How can our political systems meet the challenge in the time of Covid?

As carbon emissions from fossil fuels rise inexorably from the world’s greatest industrial powers, it is clear that on our ...
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The Science of Motivation and its role in changing our lives

The Science of Motivation and its role in changing our lives

What convictions and desires form our choices, and motivate us to take action, personal, professional and political? What incentives, arguments ...
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Voices of Resistance in the Gig Economy

Voices of Resistance in the Gig Economy

One of the huge changes in today’s employment structure is the rapidly growing number of workers engaged in casual and ...
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The Pharmaceutical Industry: Private wealth or public health? with Dr Panos Kanavos

The Pharmaceutical Industry: Private wealth or public health? with Dr Panos Kanavos

While the pharmaceutical industry is one of the most profitable in the world, over 2 billion people lack access to ...
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