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Podcasts from the Institute of Strategic Dialogue

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    Is sustainability too expensive? (2014 Hoffmann Lecture)

    Is sustainability too expensive? (2014 Hoffmann Lecture)

    Dr Mathis Wackernagel, President, Global Footprint Network, delivers the 2014 Hoffmann Lecture. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 1 hr 29 min
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    Are freedom, peace, and justice incompatible agendas?

    Are freedom, peace, and justice incompatible agendas?

    The Inaugural Berger Lecture in Human Rights and Human Dignity was given by Mme Justice Louise Arbour. President and CEO of the International Crisis Group (Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and Chief Pro The Inaugural Berger Lecture in Human Rights and Human Dignity was given by Mme Justice Louise Arbour. President and CEO of the International Crisis Group
    (Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and Chief Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal on Yugoslavia.)

    The event was hosted at the T.S Eliot Theatre, Merton College, Oxford on Monday 17th February 2014.

    The lecture is held in honour of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants who support five Weidenfeld Scholars to study at the University of Oxford each year.

    • 1 hr 3 min
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    Monopolizing God: The Politics of Religion and Citizens' Rights Today

    Monopolizing God: The Politics of Religion and Citizens' Rights Today

    Is the discourse of God getting monopolized for political reasons? How are citizens’ rights to be safeguarded if the will of the people and the interpretations of the will of God are not always aligned? Panel disucssion moderated by BBC Presenter Nelufar Heyadar. Panelists include: Dr Tariq Ramadan (Prof. of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Oxford), Dr Anicée Van Engeland (Lecturer in law, SOAS), Dr Monica Toft (Prof. of Government AND Public Policy, Oxford). Introduced by Amna Sarfraz.

    • 58 min
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    Women and the Post-2014 Afghanistan: What is the West's Responsibility?

    Women and the Post-2014 Afghanistan: What is the West's Responsibility?

    Will women's rights inevitably deteriorate when the international forces pull out next year? Is there hope for maintaining progress and creating an equal society? Our three extraordinary speakers, the current Minister of Health, Dr Suraya Dalil, former British Ambassador to Kabul, Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles, and Frances Guy, currently the UN's Women's representative for Iraq, share their perspectives on Women and the Post-2014 Afghanistan; What is the West's responsibility?

    • 54 min

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