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Presentation of declaration of principles

Chaired by: Professor Lesley McAra (Director of Edinburgh Futures Institute) Feedback from parallel sessions and reflections from the global audienceReflection on what this means for future…

From  Kathryn Hood on March 9th, 2021 0 likes 34 plays 0  

Welcome and introduction

Held on 2 March 2021, the first event in the Edinburgh Futures Conversations series saw experts from around the world share their perspectives of the pandemic and explore how to change and reshape…

From  Kathryn Hood on March 9th, 2021 0 likes 179 plays 0  

How the pandemic remains a threat to health, and lessons for preventing the pandemics of tomorrow

How the pandemic remains a threat to health, and lessons for preventing the pandemics of tomorrow In conversation: Dr Tony Fauci (Director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious…

From  Kathryn Hood on March 8th, 2021 0 likes 330 plays 0  

The Global Commons: contribution of all sectors to protecting the future health of people and plan

In conversation:Professor Shannon Vallor (Baillie Gifford Chair and Director of the Centre for Technomoral Futures, Edinburgh Futures Institute, The University of Edinburgh) The Honorable Dr Keith…

From  Kathryn Hood on March 8th, 2021 0 likes 34 plays 0  

The New Real - Jake Elwes

Jake Elwes’ interactive online artwork explores queer culture and the algorithms, philosophy and ethics of AI. In The Zizi Show, made with a community of drag artists, Elwes constructs and then…

From  Kathryn Hood on March 8th, 2021 0 likes 25 plays 0  

The New Real- Anna Ridler and Caroline Sinders

Mechanized Cacophonies by Anna Ridler and Caroline Sinders – both artists and machine learning experts – is an immersive and interactive online artwork. Inspired by lockdown, it explores…

From  Kathryn Hood on March 8th, 2021 0 likes 42 plays 0  

New understandings of what constitutes risk and resilience in the health sector

In conversation:Professor K. Srinath Reddy (President, Public Health Foundation of India) Marc Gordon (Head of Global Risk Analysis and Reporting, UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction) Dr John…

From  Kathryn Hood on March 5th, 2021 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Challenging the new inequalities brought about by the pandemic and the underlying inequalities made explicit (and intensified) by the pandemic – health, education, income, well-being

In conversation:Professor Kev Dhaliwal (Professor of Molecular Imaging and Healthcare Technology at the University of Edinburgh and a Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine) Dr Katherine Hay…

From  Kathryn Hood on March 5th, 2021 0 likes 45 plays 0  

Towards a declaration of principles

Facilitator: Professor Lesley McAra (Director of the Edinburgh Futures Institute)Short guiding insights from:Professor Elizabeth Bradley (President of Vassar College) Hon Mark Dybul (Former Executive…

From  Kathryn Hood on March 5th, 2021 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Inequity and Inequalities - what COVID-19 reveals about systemic inequity - Expert Coversations 2- Stigma, trust and expectations

The Helping Hand Foundation works to promote trust in the public health service. In the second video, Mr Askari discusses the social stigma and fear that has arisen around Covid-19 and how this has…

From  Mate Varadi on November 6th, 2020 0 likes 66 plays 0  

Inequity and Inequalities - what COVID-19 reveals about systemic inequity - Expert Coversations 1 - The Helping Hand Foundation and Covid-19 in India

In this video, Mr Askari talks about the situation in India during the pandemic and the focuses of the foundation's work. During the Covid pandemic the Helping Hand Foundation have been…

From  Mate Varadi on November 6th, 2020 0 likes 46 plays 0  

Lecture 4 - Risk and System Thinking

Marc Gordon, the head of Global Risk Analysis and Reporting at the United Nations Office of Disaster Risk Reduction. Along with his colleagues at the UNDRR, Marc Gordon has pioneered the concept of…

From  Mate Varadi on October 11th, 2020 0 likes 59 plays 0  

Critical Posthumanities

Future Learn LectureDr Rosi Braidotti

From  Muireann Crowley on January 16th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Edinburgh FinTech Law Lecture: Lord Hodge

The Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law at Edinburgh Law School presented the first Edinburgh FinTech Law Lecture, entitled "The Potential and Perils of Financial Technology: Can the Law Adapt…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on March 22nd, 2019 0 likes 29 plays 0