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Uncertainty is all around us, but the challenges presented by the unknown are rarely fully acknowledged – and virtually never embraced. This podcast is a series of four conversations recorded at the STEPS Centre's 'Politics of Uncertainty' conference in 2019.

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    • Social Sciences

Uncertainty is all around us, but the challenges presented by the unknown are rarely fully acknowledged – and virtually never embraced. This podcast is a series of four conversations recorded at the STEPS Centre's 'Politics of Uncertainty' conference in 2019.

    #4 - Security & terrorism / migration

    #4 - Security & terrorism / migration

    Episode #4: Uncertainty in security & terrorism and migration. A conversation with:- Gabe Mythen, University of Liverpool- Dorte Thorsen, University of Sussex- Chair: Rose Cairns, STEPS CentreFor more resources on uncertainty, visit steps-centre.org/uncertainty 

    • 23 min
    #3 - Disease outbreaks / climate change / disasters

    #3 - Disease outbreaks / climate change / disasters

    Episode #3: Uncertainty in climate change models & response, disease outbreaks, and disasters & emergencies. A conversation with:- Melissa Leach, Institute of Development Studies- Lyla Mehta, Institute of Development Studies- Mark Pelling, King’s College London- Chair: Marina Apgar, STEPS CentreFor more resources on uncertainty, visit steps-centre.org/uncertainty

    • 21 min
    #2 - Critical infrastructure / technology

    #2 - Critical infrastructure / technology

    Episode #2: Uncertainty in critical infrastructures / reliability / technology & innovation. A conversation with:- Patrick van Zwanenberg, CENIT, Argentina- Emery Roe, University of California, Berkeley- Chair: Andy Stirling, STEPS CentreFor more resources on uncertainty, visit steps-centre.org/uncertainty

    • 16 min
    #1: Finance & banking / insurance / governance

    #1: Finance & banking / insurance / governance

    EPISODE #1 Uncertainty in finance & banking, insurance, and governance - a conversation with:- Leon Wansleben, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne- Leigh Johnson, University of Oregon- Bernardo Rangoni, European University Institute- Chair: Ian Scoones, STEPS CentreFor more resources on uncertainty, visit steps-centre.org/uncertainty

    • 18 min

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