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The official podcast of Delphi Economic Forum is out! A selection of keynote speeches and panel discussions taking place literally in the navel of the world. Every year speakers and attendees from business, finance, politics and academia share their insights and expertise through a series of public events and private discussions, in an attempt to help shape and redefine policy-making for international issues of common interest.

The official podcast of Delphi Economic Forum is out! A selection of keynote speeches and panel discussions taking place literally in the navel of the world. Every year speakers and attendees from business, finance, politics and academia share their insights and expertise through a series of public events and private discussions, in an attempt to help shape and redefine policy-making for international issues of common interest.
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Greece

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The official podcast of Delphi Economic Forum is out! A selection of keynote speeches and panel discussions taking place literally in the navel of the world. Every year speakers and attendees from business, finance, politics and academia share their insights and expertise through a series of public events and private discussions, in an attempt to help shape and redefine policy-making for international issues of common interest.

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English


Episodes

Keep Calm and Carry on: Professor George Dertilis presents Catastrophe Theories and Direful Statistics [GR]

7/28/2019
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Were Kozloduy nuclear power plant and Greek earthquakes ever a reason to panic? Just how much did Chernobyl affect people’s holidays? After the bee disappears, will we all die or just be short of honey? Is according to Trump and the Germans a Wall the answer to all our problems? Directeur d’études at the École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and Professor emeritus at the University of Athens, George B. Dertilis, explains angry and appeasing tweets, worst case scenarios, the Armageddon...

Duration:00:23:23

From the Pnyx to the Internet. Timothy Garton Ash on the crisis of free speech and democracy

7/22/2019
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It’s all there in the Greeks. Demosthenes talked about the truth spoken in all freedom and Aristotle of the wisdom of the crowd. Yet today, in the era of the smartphone, echo chamber effects and filter bubbles seem to gain ground towards polarization, whereas having uncensored, diverse and trustworthy media seems an unattainable ideal. We used to think that the internet would set us free, so what did exactly happen? British author and Professor of European Studies at Oxford University,...

Duration:00:32:44

Robert D. Kaplan and Alexis Papahelas talk Geopolitics

7/22/2019
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Which is the way the world is going? How exactly is China rising? Does Europe end in the Mediterranean, or the Sahara? Will the Balkans ever escape history and geography? Everything you always wanted to know about Eurasia but were afraid to ask. Renowned American author Robert D. Kaplan talks about all this and more in an exciting conversation with top Greek journalist Alexis Papahelas

Duration:00:38:18