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March, 24

The new enterprise DNA

Looks at how data, technologies, and design are changing the makeup of today’s companies;


why it’s essential to have a bold, agile digital strategy;


and how to help your employees find more meaning in their work.

February, 11

A Divided Island: Sri Lanka’s Constitutional Crisis

A constitutional crisis created by the sacking of Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe by President Maithripala Sirisena, and a plan to replace him with former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, paralysed the country’s legislative and executive branches as both Wickramasinghe and Rajapaksa claimed the office of prime minister.


Against this background, the panel considers how Sri Lanka’s opaque domestic politics is reflected by the government’s slow progress toward its pledges to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to address accountability and political reconciliation emerging from the country’s 26-year civil war.

February, 05

How Saudi Arabia and Iran use Islam in foreign policy

Peter Mandaville and Shadi Hamid, both experts in the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World at Brookings, discuss their new paper, “Islam as statecraft: How governments use religion in foreign policy.”

January, 04

Climate Adaptation and Food Security in Alaskan Indigenous Communities

Indigenous communities are facing multiple challenges from a changing climate across the circumpolar North.


In this episode, two experts with extensive experience in the American Arctic—former senior Interior Department official Joel Clement and Nicole Misarti of University of Alaska—discuss with Polar Geopolitics the array of impacts affecting native Alaskan communities, and what measures are being taken to build resilience and adapt to climate change.

December, 14

City Talks: how will Brexit affect cities?

A flurry of assessments of various Brexit deals has been released over the last week or so, each looking at the different impacts that leaving the EU will have on the economy.


Only the Government study — EU Exit: Long-term economic analysis —  looked at the geography of the different deals, however, and how they might affect different areas. This in itself reveals something about how we think of the economy.


For this episode of City Talks, Andrew Carter is joined by Centre for Cities colleagues Paul Swinney and Naomi Clayton to discuss Brexit and its potential or likely impact on cities across the UK.

November, 24

Iran’s Terror Sponsorship with Ambassador Nathan Sales

Iran is the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism.


It has held that dubious distinction for many years now and shows no sign of relinquishing the title.


Speaking at The Washington Institute on November 13, State Department Counterterrorism Coordinator Ambassador Nathan Sales announced new diplomatic and financial sanctions against Tehran and its terrorist proxies.