Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe

Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Virtual Event

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Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe

On June 2nd, the GIC will virtually welcome Dr. Niall Ferguson, the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University and a Senior faculty fellow of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University, to discuss his recently published book, Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe (Penguin Press, May 2021). Dr. Ferguson will be joined in discussion with Michael McKee, an International Economics and Politics Correspondent for Bloomberg Radio/TV.

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The GIC’s mission is to provide a forum for a thoughtful, unbiased global dialogue on emerging issues that impact the economy, policy and geopolitics. During these challenging time related to the COVID-19 pandemic, we think it is important to share our content as a public service. 

Event Location

Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: Virtual Event

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Speakers

Niall Ferguson, MA, D.Phil.

Niall Ferguson, MA, D.Phil.

Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University and Senior faculty fellow of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University

Niall Ferguson, MA, D.Phil., is the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and a senior faculty fellow of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard, where he served for twelve years as the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History. He is also a visiting professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing. 

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Michael McKee

Michael McKee

International Economics and Politics Correspondent, Bloomberg Radio/TV

Michael McKee is the International Economics and Policy Correspondent for Bloomberg TV and Radio, covering market and political developments, economic trends and central banks in the United States and around the globe.

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Kathleen Stephansen

Kathleen Stephansen

GIC Chair, Senior Economist for Haver Analytics and Trustee of EQAT Trust Funds

Kathleen Stephansen is GIC Chair, Senior Economist for Haver Analytics and Trustee of EQAT Trust Funds. She is the former Chief Economist of Huawei Technologies, Chief Economist of the American International Group (AIG) and AIG Asset Management’s Senior Strategist and Global Head of Sovereign Research. Prior to joining AIG in 2010, Kathleen was Chief Economist at Aladdin Capital Holdings, Credit Suisse’s Head of Global Economic Research, and Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities Corporation’s co-head of Fixed Income economic research and Chief International Economist.

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