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  • Festival of the Future City

    Martin Wolf

    In 2000 he was awarded the CBE for services to financial journalism and in 2019 won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Gerald Loeb Awards. His books include The Shifts and the Shocks, Fixing Global Finance, Why Globalisation Works and, most recently, The Crisis of Democratic Capitalism.

  • Colin Ward

    Ken Worpole

    His most recent book is No Matter How Many Skies Have Fallen: Back to the Land in Wartime Britain (2021). According to the New Statesman, ‘Worpole is a literary original, a social and architectural historian whose books combine the Orwellian ideal of common decency with understated erudition.’

  • Festival of Economics

    Linda Yueh

    Professor Yueh is Adviser to the UK Board of Trade. She is Executive Chair of the Royal Commonwealth Society. She is a Non-Executive Director of the following publicly listed FTSE 100 companies on the London Stock Exchange: Rentokil Initial plc, SEGRO plc and Standard Chartered plc, where she is Chair of the Culture and Sustainability […]

  • Yuliya Yurchenko

    She is the author of Ukraine and the Empire of Capital (Pluto, 2017). She researches state, capital and society relations as well as public services as/and commons with a regional focus on Europe and Ukraine.

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