WOLFSON EXPLORES |Transformation| {2019}

Please enjoy these presentations given at Wolfson College during WOLFSON EXPLORES |Transformation| {2019}.


Cambridge Transformed. Town and Gown in the Twentieth Century
Dr Gordon Johnson, FRAS (Former President of Wolfson College)

Watch the recording from 28 November 2019


How do democracies change?
Professor David Runciman, FBA (Professor of Politics at Cambridge University and a Fellow of Trinity Hall)

Watch the recording from 23 October 2019

Brexit has shown how easy it is for contemporary democracies to get stuck. But once we can see that they are no longer working, how easy is it to reinvent the way that they work? This lecture will explore the challenge of turning around failing democratic institutions without undermining the idea of democracy itself. As psychotherapists say: How can we change without changing?


The (Political and Financial) Economics of Transformational Technology
Bill Janeway (Venture Capitalist and Economist)

Watch the recording from 5 June 2019


The Annual Lee Seng Tee Distinguished Lecture -- The Great Economic Transformation Needed to Address Climate Breakdown: Let Ideas be International, Goods Homespun, but, Above all, Let Finance be National.
Ann Pettifor (Economist and Analyst)

Watch the recording from 15 May 2019


Science Society — There Be Monsters: Adaptations in Antarctic Marine Animals
Professor Lloyd Peck (Fellow of Wolfson and British Antarctic Survey, University of Cambridge)

Watch the recording from 3 May 2019


Panel Discussion: The Lessons of Brexit

Watch the recording from 29 March 2019


Transformation of Life: How Behaviour Shapes Evolution
Professor Rebecca Kilner (Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge)

Watch the recording from 22 March 2019


Transforming Cancer Care
Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz (Cancer Research UK, Honorary President of the Wolfson Science Society and Honorary Fellow, Wolfson College)

Watch the recording from 20 March 2019


Transformation and Mind: Using Science to Fight Mental Illness
Professor Peter Jones (Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Wolfson College)

Watch the recording from 15 March 2019