The repercussions of local events now cascade over national borders, and the fall-out of financial meltdowns and environmental disasters affects everyone. Goldin analyses how globalization creates systemic risks, and suggests what to do about it.
The Director of the British Library browses the infinite possibilities for Libraries and Creativity in an Age of Data. ‘These are times of historic disruption in the whole global system of information and publication, and it seems right that the great knowledge institutions – with their historic remit to think and act with a view far into the future – should play a full part in shaping the changes that lie ahead.’ Chaired by Gaby Wood, Head of Books at The Telegraph.
Picture book legend, multiple award-winner and former Children’s Laureate Anthony Browne will share the magic of his art and show us how to play the Shape Game.
The Professor of poetry lays bare Shakepeare’s depiction of romantic lovers and the explorations of sex, love and marriage in the plays, with special reference to Romeo & Juliet.
In collaboration with Corvina Books