Meet the most influential figures within and beyond academia shaping the fields of social sciences, humanities and the arts.For the next event in the Leaders in SHAPE series, literary biographer and academic Hermione Lee joins Conor Gearty to discuss her work and latest book Tom Stoppard: A Life.SHAPE (Social sciences, humanities the arts for people and the economy) is a new collective name for those subjects that help us understand ourselves, others and the human world around us.Speaker: Professor Dame Hermione Lee FBA, Emeritus Professor of English Literature, University of OxfordChair: Professor Conor Gearty FBA, Professor of Human Rights Law, London School of EconomicsFree, booking requiredThis event will take place on Zoom Webinar. The link to join the event will be sent to you in a confirmation email. A recording of this event will be added to our YouTube channel after the event has taken place. If you have any questions about this event please refer to our Public Events FAQs. If your question is not answered, please email email@example.com.
Can the world become net carbon zero? Mark Carney in conversation
Wildfires are burning, ice sheets are melting, mass extinction is real, even as governments are focusing on the immediate threat of the global pandemic.At this crucial moment for the planet, join President-elect of the British Academy, Julia Black, as she interviews former Governor of the Bank of England and UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance, Mark Carney, about how, when, and even if the world really can become net carbon zero.Part of the public programme accompanying the Citi exhibition Arctic: culture and climate at the British Museum (22 October 2020–21 February 2021).Speakers: Mark Carney, UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance; Former Governor, Bank of EnglandChair: Professor Julia Black FBA, Professor of Law and Strategic Director of Innovation London School of Economics; President-elect, The British AcademyThis event includes live captioning delivered by StagetextFree, booking requiredIf you have any questions about this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.