Covid-19 and the world economy, part 4: Italy / South Africa. Academy of Ideas online event on 1 July 2020, 20.00-21.30 CEST, with my introduction on Italy

You can register for this event and participate on Zoom using the following link: Covid-19 and the world economy, part 4: Italy / South Africa The event if free but you are encouraged to make a contribution to the Academy of Ideas for your participation here: Support the Academy of Ideas This is the outline … Continue reading

You Tube film of Venice and Tourism debate

The film of the debate ‘Death in Venice: is tourism killing or saving the city?’ can now be viewed on You Tube: This controversial topic was debated by a panel on Tuesday 11 October 2011 in the De Marchi Room of CIMBA’s undergraduate campus in Paderno del Grappa. The debate was sponsored by the Institute … Continue reading

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