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Government and politics

We're exploring new ideas every day

Find out about our panels, forums, talks, lectures and more in the areas of government and politics coming up in 2018.

The Xinjiang crackdown

  • Wednesday 20 February, 6-7.30pm
  • Why has China detained as many as one million Muslim minorities in "re-education camps", and what are the political ramifications for us all as state policy becomes more aggressive? Book now.

Why surveillance capitalism has crept up on us

  • Thursday 7 March, 6.30 – 8pm
  • In the 21st century, surveillance has not only become an unavoidable presence in our everyday lives - it's embedded in our culture. What is the cost of cashing in on global surveillance? Book now.

Thinker's Guide to the 21st Century

We record most of our events, so feel free to visit Soundcloud or iTunes and listen to them anytime. Below, you'll find a selection of podcasts from our 2017 Thinker's Guide to the 21st Century.

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