In collaboration with 1014, the space for ideas, in New York we are producing a series of events on polarisation and what can be done about it.
The Business Case for Polarization and Its Consequences For All of Us
Sept 15th 13:00 - 14:00 EST (video recording)
Is there a corporate responsibility for business leaders to help to bridge divides? Business leader and co-author of “Poles Apart” Laura Osborne spoke with experts Sunder Katwala, CEO British Future, Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, US Business Editor Financial Times, and Nick Adams, Venture Partner, Ame Cloud Venture
Oct 20th 12:00 - 13:00 EST. (virtual)
What drives division and what are the individual versus group-level factors? How does polarization impact the workplace and other areas of our lives? In this talk, Alexandra Chesterfield, a behavioral scientist with a master's degree in Cognitive and Decision Science and co-author of “Poles Apart”, will speak with Jay Van Bavel, an Associate Professor of Psychology & Neural Science at New York University; Dr. Leor Zmigrod, Research Fellow at Churchill College and the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge; and Katharina Weghmann, Partner at Ernst & Young Forensic and Integrity Services.
In January 2022 we will host the final event in the series, focussed on polarisation and social media.