Upcoming

Our evenings combine a lecture or reading by the invited guest and a discussion on stage with our specially selected moderator. Add in questions from the audience and we can promise a fascinating and lively discussion! Our events are hosted at various locations in Amsterdam or online. Check each event announcement for more information.

Niall Ferguson

   |   Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe
Jul 05, 2021, 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm,   Online Event
2021-07-05 19.30:00 2021-07-05 20.45:00 Europe/Amsterdam Niall Ferguson (The John Adams Institute) Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe Online Event The John Adams Institute info@john-adams.nl
Might there have been fewer deaths from Covid-19 if governments had been quicker to impose lockdowns and restrict, even ban, air travel? Might its spread have been more quickly controlled if the Chinese authorities had been more open when the first cases were identified? The knowledge about diseases that we have accumulated over the past few millennia could have – and maybe should have – equipped us for a better response to the corona virus pandemic. In his new book Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - translated into Dutch ...
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