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Why we don’t remember pandemics

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Challenging the ‘Great Reset’ theory of pandemics

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Wise warnings matter even more in this age of pandemics and big data

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Counting the cost of the 1918-19 pandemic

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2020: Putting our pandemic in perspective

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Art, History and Pandemics with Tom Holland

podcasts

EI Weekly Listen — Hew Strachan on the cost of the 1918-19 pandemic 

podcasts

EI Weekly Listen – Mark Honigsbaum: Challenging the ‘Great Reset’ theory of pandemics

podcasts

Geopolitics of a pandemic

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This crisis has the capacity to be apocalyptic

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EI Weekly Listen – Helen Thompson: Geopolitics of a pandemic

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Ancient lessons for modern crisis

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The endless frontier

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Cats rule

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Doing our duty at home and abroad — A Duty of Care: Britain Before and After Covid by Peter Hennessy review

book-review

China: The great uncoupling

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The empty metropolis

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Rediscovering Germany

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Meet the Zoomer generation

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Future proof

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Why we make lists

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Working From Anywhere — the holiday never stops

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The demon of the house

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Globalisation: why it went into retreat

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What is England really made of?

book-review

What the Romans did for fun

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Covid-19 and the moral case for personal judgement

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Fighting back against Russia — the return of propaganda

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Learning from Asian philosophies of rebirth

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Playing with demons — how thought experiments guide scientific innovation

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In praise of music’s uselessness

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From the Silk Road to the information superhighway

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Time running out in China’s waiting game — The Long Game: China’s Grand Strategy to Displace American Order by Rush Doshi review

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How Arcadia was won and lost and found again

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Globalisation — lessons from George Canning on how to remake trade

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Nepal’s shifting loyalties — All Roads Lead North: China, Nepal and the Conquest for the Himalayas by Amish Raj Mulmi review

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The intelligent use of history — what is the past good for?

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The possibility of elsewhere

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Resilient London will regenerate

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The History of Quarantine with Lincoln Paine

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How Taiwan won the semiconductor race

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Liberty at risk as threats to freedom grow

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A Year in Ideas

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Turin’s touch of the divine

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Chamonix’s Sea of Ice — warning to a warming world

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The lost art of listening

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In search of Proustian little moments that make life worthwhile

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Great Books: E.M. Forster’s The Machine Stops

book-review

The shifting fortunes of IS-Khorasan

book-review

The American dream making a come back

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China rethinking its role

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Troubled waters

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Her Great Quality

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Confucius, competition and modern China’s misuse of meritocracy

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We were on a break

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Classics in the cul-de-sacs

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Good poetry in a crisis

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First orders please

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Robert Adam and building beautiful

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Do we really know what war is anymore? — The Weaponisation of Everything: A Field Guide To The New Way of War by Mark Galeotti review

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Inauguration and the power of American ritual

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When artists retrain

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The geopolitical fight to come over green energy

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When disaster strikes

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Battling for the best and brightest: immigration, great power rivalry, and the history of talent importation

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More than a bandstand

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Missing the theatre of everyday life

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Space and the new struggle for civilisational supremacy

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The Germans and their cars: history of a love affair

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A world without glamorous Shanghai is the poorer for it

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Towards an Arcadian future

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Nature through the eyes of two Victorians: a birdwatcher and his big-game hunting brother

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The Elizabethan era is laid to rest

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How Elizabeth II created the role of the modern monarch

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A very medieval cost of living crisis

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Breaking the nuclear taboo

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Sanctions as potent yet unwieldy weapons of war

book-review

The year the West woke up

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What does Xi Jinping really think?

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Trust is the key to geopolitical strength

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