Great Transitions: navigating 21st century challenges

This part of the early 21st century is a time of ‘Great Transitions’. Our ability to navigate these transitions successfully, harvesting the opportunities in the fields of science, technology and policy, as much as steering a course through the risks, will be crucial to our common future.

In this diverse series we will look at how pandemics spread, economic and political governance as well the empowerment of women in Africa, the future of energy, and the transition to a post-carbon future.

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Events in this Series

26 Oct 2017 “On hippos, tigers, pancakes and soufflés: trends and challenges for African governance” with Prof Stefan Dercon
09 Nov 2017 “Tipping points to the post-carbon society” with Prof Doyne Farmer & Prof Cameron Hepburn
16 Nov 2017 “Energy transition – when?” with Prof Steve Cowley
23 Nov 2017 “Responding to emerging epidemics: how can pathogen genomics help?” with Prof Oliver Pybus
30 Nov 2017 “Production, reproduction and empowerment: the future of women in Africa” with Prof Jo Boyden & Prof Sandy Fredman

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