I try to keep track of my gigs below. To invite me to give a speech, please contact my agents.
The UK launch of Fifty Things That Made The Modern Economy at HowTo Academy, Conway Hall, 5 July 2017, 7pm. In conversation with the very smart Rohan Silva at Second Home, 19 July 2017, 7pm. Talking about Messy and Fifty Things at the Edinburgh International Book Festival – 7.15pm 22nd August. Talking about “What We Get Wrong About Technology” (inspired by Fifty Things) at the FT Weekend Festival, Kenwood House, London 2 September 2017. Opining on “Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy” at the Cheltenham Literature Festival at 5.30pm, Friday 6 October 2017.
The US edition, Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy, will be out in late August. I’ll keep you posted!
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Plenty of events coming up – come along!
Kilkenny, Thursday November 10 at 7pm, “Kilkenomics“ Washington DC – Saturday November 12 at 11am, “NPR Weekend In Washington“ Washington DC – Monday November 14 at 7pm, Politics and Prose New York – Tuesday / Wednesday November 15/16 – event (hopefully) to be confirmed Bristol – Friday November 18 at 6.30pm, Bristol Festival of Ideas Warwick University – Tuesday November 29 at 6.15pm, Warwick Policy Lab London – Wednesday November 30 at 8.30am, Institute of Directors London – Tuesday December 6 at 7pm, Intelligence Squared London – Wednesday December 14 early evening, University of Greenwich
A few talks coming up – please contact event organisers for details if you would like to come:
3 Feb 2015: PPE Society, Oxford
5 Feb 2015: London School of Economics: “How to See Into The Future”
25 Feb 2015: I interview Alastair Campbell and Lord Browne: http://event.ft-live.com/ehome/index.php?eventid=116062&
10 March 2015: Queen Mary University of London (tbc)
17 March 2015: Kings College London Economics and Finance Society
23 March 2015 (subject to confirmation): Oxford Literary Festival
…sounds like the world’s worst date, but in fact I’ll be talking about my book “The Undercover Economist Strikes Back”, which I hope will be a lot more fun.
It’s on 24 April, 6.30pm in central London – full details here.
Prospect Magazine is organising and I am afraid there is a ticket price, but it’s a small venue and there will be drinks laid on. Come along if you like that sort of thing!
If you don’t fancy paying money, here’s a FREE video of me speaking about “How to Prevent Financial Meltdowns”.