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Rathbones Look Forward Series - Hear from some of the great thinkers, journalists and writers of our time, focusing on the future of our changing world. The weekly series of thought provoking discussions is presented by esteemed broadcaster Andrea Catherwood, who together with her guest, will explore an inspiring mix of topics: artificial intelligence, the environment, health, politics and more...

Rathbones Look Forward Series - Hear from some of the great thinkers, journalists and writers of our time, focusing on the future of our changing world. The weekly series of thought provoking discussions is presented by esteemed broadcaster Andrea Catherwood, who together with her guest, will explore an inspiring mix of topics: artificial intelligence, the environment, health, politics and more...
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Rathbones Look Forward Series - Hear from some of the great thinkers, journalists and writers of our time, focusing on the future of our changing world. The weekly series of thought provoking discussions is presented by esteemed broadcaster Andrea Catherwood, who together with her guest, will explore an inspiring mix of topics: artificial intelligence, the environment, health, politics and more...

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English

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07834 333507


Episodes

9: The future of democracy

4/4/2019
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Is Democracy under threat? There were always antidemocratic tendencies but now there is an escalation worldwide. Why now? Is social media friend or foe to our democratic values. If so what can we do about it? Presenter Andrea Catherwood talks to award winning novelist Elif Shafak about The Future of Democracy.

Duration:00:43:03

8: The future of Faith and Spirituality

3/1/2019
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Andrea Catherwood in conversation with physicist, writer, and social entrepreneur Alan Lightman. The author of six novels, including the international bestseller Einstein's Dreams, Alan talks to Andrea about the Future of Faith and Spirituality. For thousands of years, human beings have been torn between the material and the immaterial but modern science has shown that all things in the material world are impermanent and ultimately pass away. What are the boundaries of science, and what...

Duration:00:41:22

7: The future of Environment

2/26/2019
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Andrea Catherwood in conversation with one of the UK’s leading environmental campaigners Lucy Siegle. Lucy is an accomplished Guardian, Observer and BBC journalist and broadcaster, with a passion for environmental and social justice. Calling on many of the themes of her book ‘Turning the tide’, Lucy discusses how long the world has to make a difference to the marine plastics pandemic, the importance of recycling, the limitations of landfill, and the work that our recycling industry does on...

Duration:01:04:02

6: The future of Free Speech

2/15/2019
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Andrea in conversation with world leading expert in civil liberty Professor Nadine Strossen about the Future of Free Speech. Against the backdrop of rising extremist views in many countries, Nadine discusses how the concept of free speech remains an integral part of US democracy. She also examines whether the far-right should be given the chance to speak on mainstream news programmes, whether minorities should be further protected, the definition of hate speech and how we should protect...

Duration:00:51:58

5: The future of Truth and Lies

2/8/2019
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In this era of fake news, Andrea Catherwood speaks to award winning broadcaster and BBC Special Correspondent Allan Little about the future of truth and lies. From Paris to Johannesburg to Moscow, Allan has been on the front line of world-changing events. He reported on the break-up of Yugoslavia, the Gulf War, the trial of Slobodan Milošević, the aftermath of the genocide in Rwanda and the BBC’s coverage of the Scottish Independence Referendum. Allan talks to Andrea about the ideal of truth...

Duration:00:51:58

4: The future of Genetics

1/31/2019
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Andrea speaks to eminent physician Dr Sharad Paul about the future of genetics. His book The Future of Genetics – Understand Your Genes for Better Health is a practical guide to personalised health and nutrition connecting our evolutionary past and our future well being.

Duration:00:49:50

3: The future of Artificial Intelligence

1/25/2019
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Andrea speaks to one of the world’s leading experts on Artificial Intelligence, Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt. The way we communicate, our jobs, security and well being are already impacted by AI and feature in Sir Nigel’s latest book The Digital Ape: how to live (in peace) with smart machines.

Duration:00:49:50

2: The future of education

1/18/2019
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Rathbones Look forward Series with Andrea Catherwood Presenter Andrea Catherwood in conversation with some of the great thinkers and writers of our time, in an 8 part series focusing on the future of our changing world. Episode 2 - The future of education Andrea talks to author and educator, Alex Beard. His first book Natural Born Learners is a user's guide to transforming learning in the 21st century, showing how we can – and why we must – do better!

Duration:00:57:17

1: The future of politics

1/9/2019
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Rathbones Look forward Series with Andrea Catherwood Presenter Andrea Catherwood in conversation with some of the great thinkers and writers of our time, in an 8 part series that focuses on the future of our changing world. Episode 1: The future of politics We find ourselves in unchartered political times. The electorate has changed to the extent that political allegiances are no longer what they were. In his new book How We Can Fix Our Broken Politics, Times columnist and former...

Duration:00:45:40