How to prevent future pandemics, in collaboration with How to Academy
In conversation with Amol Rajan, the BBC’s media editor, Bill will lay out clearly and convincingly what the world should learn from COVID-19, explain the science of fighting pandemics, and suggest what all of us can do to help prevent another one.
Abundance - The Path to Inner Wealth, in collaboration with How to Academy
Mixing ancient teachings and spiritual practices with the wisdom he’s garnered over four decades as a leading figure in mind-body medicine, Deepak will demonstrate how to transcend self-generated feelings of limitation and fear in order to experience true abundance in all aspects of life.
Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Professor in Earth System Science at the University of Potsdam
Planetary boundaries - and why they are so critical to our survival
Johan Rockström is one of the world’s leading climate and sustainability experts. A fierce advocate for deep and rapid cuts in carbon emissions, he points to the need for an ‘exponential carbon roadmap.’ He is best known for his groundbreaking 2009 work on Planetary Boundaries, nine processes that regulate the stability and resilience of the Earth system. If we remain within these, humanity can continue to develop and thrive for generations to come; breaching them – as we are increasingly doing – poses serious threats to our future.
Founding CEO of the Center for Countering Digital Hate
Countering digital hate
Imran joins us to discuss the social and psychological dynamics of social media, as well as what goes wrong in those spaces, such as trolling, identity-based hate, misinformation, conspiracy theories, modern extremism, and fake news.
Liberty City Ventures have been involved in the blockchain space since 2010 (buying and mining bitcoins) and cofounded/incubated two major companies in the blockchain infrastructure ecosystem (Paxos and Lukka). As part of our crypto series, Emil joins us to share his expertise in this space.
Finding Solace in Dark Times, in collaboration with How to Academy
Michael reflects upon a philosophical question touching each of our lives: how do we console one other and ourselves in an age of unbelief? When we lose someone we love, when we suffer loss or defeat, when catastrophe strikes – war, famine, pandemic – we go in search of consolation. In exploring this essential idea, Ignatieff shows how men and women in extremity have looked to each other across time to recover hope and resilience.
Nathan will share his struggle – and that of countless Hong Kongers who have marched and protested – for the rights and freedoms that were promised to Hong Kong but have been cruelly denied by Beijing. He argues that we must defend our freedom now or face losing it forever.