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Week beginning Monday 12 October 2020

Monday 12 October 2020

2.00pm:
  • Climate Change and Sovereign Risk: Launch Event
  • Shamshad Akhtar (Karandaaz Pakistan), John Beirne (ADBI), Ekhosuehi Iyahen (Insurance Development Forum), Emilie Mazzacurati (427), Nick Robins (LSE), Ahmed M. Saeed (Asian Development Bank), Mark Thomas (World Bank), Ulrich Volz (SOAS)
5.00pm:
  • China's Grand Strategy under Xi Jinping: Reassurance, Reform, and Resistance
  • Professor Avery Goldstein (University of Pennsylvania)
  • China's grand strategy under Xi Jinping is clearly distinctive. It does not, however, fundamentally break with the grand strategy that China has embraced since the early 1990s—one that aims to realize what is now labeled “the dream of national rejuvenation.”

Tuesday 13 October 2020

9.00am:
11.30am:
3.00pm:
5.30pm:
  • Love and Resistance in the Films of Mai Masri
  • Victoria Brittain (former foreign correspondent and Associate Foreign Editor of The Guardian)
  • The first book-length study of Mai Masri, one of the world's most well-known Arab women filmmakers.

Wednesday 14 October 2020

11.00am:
12.00pm:
5.00pm:
5.00pm:
5.00pm:
6.00pm:

Thursday 15 October 2020

6.00pm:

Friday 16 October 2020

8.00am:

Saturday 17 October 2020

7.00am:
8.00am:
10.00am:
3.00pm:

Sunday 18 October 2020

7.00am: