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Tonight: Integrated Britain? Panel discussion

Meet the panel for tonight’s discussion Tuesday 15 March, 7pm at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). Tickets can be bought on the door or at http://www.rgs.org/WhatsOn/21st+Century+Challenges/Integrated+Britain.htm We hope to see you there! Speakers Sonia Sodha (Chair), Chief Leader Writer, Observer Sonia is Chief Leader Writer at the Observer and a freelance public policy and strategy consultant. Previously she was

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Public panel discussion: Integrated Britain?

Tuesday 15 March 2016 7.00 – 8.30pm Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Globalisation has increased the cross-border and cross-continental movement of people and ideas like never before. The UK, continuing its long history of immigration, is more culturally diverse than ever, with London alone home to 270 nationalities speaking 300 languages. Understanding how our different cultures interact is complex and

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How to provide energy access for all?

Geographical magazine summarise the discussion from our latest 21st Century Challenges event ‘Energy for all’. Goal seven of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is ‘to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all’. But one in five people currently don’t have access to modern electricity. How can we support local entrepreneurship and help the world’s poorest

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Inter-faith entrepreneur Omar Salha joins the discussion

Omar Salha will join our 21st Century Challenges discussion ‘Integrated Britain?’ on Tuesday 15 March. Omar is a PhD Nohoudh Scholar at the Centre for Islamic Studies and a Senior Teaching Fellow at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS University of London. He was awarded the Nohoudh Scholarship for the study of ‘Integration of Muslims in British

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Dr Gabrielle Walker will chair our ‘Energy for all’ discussion

We’re delighted to welcome Dr Gabrielle Walker, BBC presenter and Chief Scientist at Xyntéo to Chair our Energy for all discussion on 24 February 6.30pm. At strategic advisory firm Xyntéo, Gabrielle works with CEOs and senior executives from a wide range of global companies on reinventing growth and creating business models that are fit for the future. She has been

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Dr. Max Nathan, Deputy Director of What Works Centre, confirmed as speaker for ‘Europe’s Migration Crisis’ 21CC Policy Forum

Max is Senior Birmingham Fellow (Regional Economic Development) at Birmingham Business School, and is a Deputy Director of the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth. He is an economic geographer with a background in public policy. His research focuses on urban economic development, in particular the economics of immigration and diversity; innovation systems and tech clusters; and public policy

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