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David Olusoga, Kate Raworth and guests

The News Review

Hay Festival 2024, 

Start your day at Hay Festival with our daily news review. Join our leading journalists and special guests as they take us behind the headlines with insider perspectives, insights and an eye on what’s next. Strong coffee recommended!

Among today's guests is historian David Olusoga, Professor of Public History at the University of Manchester, and economist Kate Raworth, senior associate at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute and a Professor of Practice at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. Olusoga is author of Black and British: A Forgotten History, and presenter of Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners and documentary series Civilisation. Raworth is author of Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist and a member of the World Health Organization's Council on the Economics of Health For All. They will be joined by social philosopher and internationally best selling author Roman Krznaric. Krznaric is Senior Research Fellow at Oxford University’s Centre for Eudaimonia and Human Flourishing, founder of the world’s first Empathy Museum and author of many books about the power of ideas to create change including The Good Ancestor: How to Think Long Term in a Short-Term World. Empathy, The Wonderbox and Carpe Diem Regained, and History for Tomorrow: Inspiration from the Past for the Future of Humanity. Chaired by writer and journalist Sarfraz Manzoor.

David Olusoga, Kate Raworth and guests