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The Schedule

Broadcast: Wednesdays, 11 April to 9 May 2007 - see individual lectures below for transmission times.
Repeated Saturdays at 10.15pm.

All the lectures will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4. To find out the ways you can listen go to:
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Or you can listen live here:
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Lecture 1 Lecture 1: Bursting at the Seams

Venue: The Royal Society, London.
Broadcast: Wednesday 11 April 2007, 9 - 9.45am
Repeated: Saturday 14 April, 10.15 - 11pm
Lecture 2 Lecture 2: Survival in the Anthropocene

Venue: Peking University, Beijing.
Broadcast: Wednesday 18 April 2007, 8 - 8.45pm
Repeated: Saturday 21 April, 10.15 - 11pm
Lecture 3 Lecture 3: The Great Convergence

Venue: Columbia University, New York.
Broadcast: Wednesday 25 April 2007, 8 - 8.45pm
Repeated: Saturday 28 April, 10.15 - 11pm
Lecture 4 Lecture 4: Economic Solidarity for a Crowded Planet

Venue: SOAS, London.
Broadcast: Wednesday 2 May 2007, 8 - 8.45pm
Repeated: Saturday 5 May, 10.15 - 11pm
Lecture 5 Lecture 5: A New Politics for a New Age

Venue: The Assembly Hall, Edinburgh.
Broadcast: Wednesday 9 May 2007, 8 - 8.45pm
Repeated: Saturday 12 May, 10.15 - 11pm
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THE LECTURES

Lecture audio and transcripts will be available after each broadcast. Each lecture will be available as an MP3 download for 7 days after the first broadcast.

Lecture 1: Wednesday 11 April 2007, 9am
  • Bursting at the Seams

  • Lecture 2: Wednesday 18 April, 8pm
  • Survival in the Anthropocene

  • Lecture 3: Wednesday 25 April, 8pm
  • The Great Convergence

  • Lecture 4: Wednesday 2 May, 8pm
  • Economic Solidarity for a Crowded Planet

  • Lecture 5: Wednesday 9 May, 8pm
  • Global Politics in a Complex Age.



  • INTERNET LINKS

    You can use the following links to find out more about issues raised by the lectures:
  • Jeffrey Sachs
  • Climate change
  • UN and International Relations
  • Globalization
  • Poverty


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