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In this podcast mini-series, staff and students from the School for Cross-faculty Studies delve into some of the critical global challenges facing today's world. Each episode tackles a particular one of these challenges but selects an interdisciplinary lens through which to tackle this problem.

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Episode 3 - Apocalypse, Now?

11:26, Tue 11 Dec 2018

The end of the world as we know it? Apocalyptic language and visions seem to surround us on daily basis, from AI to Zombies. Why are we fascinated with such ideas? And how can interdisciplinary approaches help to design solutions in the event of a partial, or total, collapse of global civilisation. Dr Gavin Schwartz-Leeper (Deputy Head of School and Director of Student Experience, Liberal Arts) and Dr Leon Sealey-Huggins (Senior Teaching Fellow, Global Sustainable Development) discuss.

(MP3 format, 22 MB)


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