We hope you have had a lovely week. We had another great week at PS21, with an event in DC on Tuesday. Negar Razavi, Ariane Tabatabai, Kelsey Davenport, Reza Akbari and Sam Cutler discussed What Next for Iran after the Nuclear Deal. If you were unable to attend, you can listen to a recording of the discussion here.
September 2: From China to Greece – When Markets Meet Geopolitics
From China’s stock market crash to battles over austerity in Europe, markets and politics are forever tied together. PS21 brings together a uniquely qualified panel to discuss the forces in play in financial markets this year from the Iran nuclear deal to the ongoing fallout from the global crisis.
September 10: Lessons from Recent Humanitarian Disasters
Moderator: Tom Beazley, PS21 Company Secretary
David Sanderson, Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Dan Cooke, Operations Director, Serve On
Other panelists to be confirmed
September 21: The Dark Web
PS21 looks beyond the regular internet into the reaches of the ‘dark web’. What is in it, what are the risks, and is it ultimately a tool for good or evil?
John Bassett, former GCHQ official, now at Oxford University
Tim Hardy, technical writer, commentator and activist
Mike Gillespie, Director of cyber research and strategy, The Security Institute
This week on the blog:
Previous PS21 Reports:
29/07/2015 Kidnap & Ransom
28/07/2015 Social Media and Politics
01/07/2015 The Future of Drones
29/06/2015 Countering Violent Extremism
31/05/2015 The ISIS War: Where Are We?
21/08/2015 On building a think tank – Peter Apps
16/07/2015 PS21 Global Fellow wins US book prize
09/07/2015 Civil wars of regionalisation – David Murrin