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The Future of Leadership: A Performance

The second event in the Future of Leadership conversation explores the questions: How does activism function beyond emergency? What does it take to work collectively towards a better future? Who/what…

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Leadership in Times of Crisis

The flagship panel event opened the fifth in the University of Edinburgh’s Futures Conversations series and discussed key leadership themes around driving change, transparency, engagement,…

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Shaping our AI Futures

The flagship panel event opens the fourth in the University of Edinburgh’s Futures Conversations series and will discuss what our AI futures may bring, and to develop ideas for what is needed…

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Between Two Waters: A Performance

The second event Future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) conversation explores the delicate and intricately evolving relationship between humans and machines, through a dynamic dance between a dancer…

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Actions that change systems

The final event in The Future of Climate Justice series took place online with an extended community of climate justice leaders who share and examine the actions that can change systems.Climate…

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AMUK: A performance by Khairani Barokka

On 14 October 2022, Indonesian writer and artist Khairani Barokka performed a new, archipelago-futurist piece on environmental and climate crises as the result of centuries of colonial extractivism.…

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Reparation and Equality

This panel event opened the third in the University’s Futures Conversations series and discussed how progress could be made on the back of COP26.The first Future of Climate Justice conversation…

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Edinburgh Futures Conversations EFI’s Student Leaders Programme - Ruhina Alam

Students from the University of Edinburgh were at the heart of the Edinburgh Futures Conversations first event – The Future of Global Health. More than 400 students attended the 2 March event. …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Health governance and pandemic determinants

In conversation: Chelsea Clinton (Global Health Advocate) Professor Devi Sridhar (Chair of Global Public Health, The University of Edinburgh) Professor Felicia Knaul (Director of the Institute for…

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