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Thursday, 15th MarchPresent Dangers, Future Risks: Our security and survival from pandemics and global warming to cyber and nuclear terrorism, via political and economic meltdown -or are we heading for a better world?IE Business School, Madrid

A top panel discussion in English on the key challenges facing the  survival of our civilisation with the special appearance of Laura Spinney, author of widely acclaimed international best-seller Pale Rider, the Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World just published in Spain El jinete pálido. 1918: La epidemia que cambió el mundo (Crítica).


Other panelists: Michael Stothard (the Financial Times), Raphael Minder TBC (the New York Times), Tom Burns Marañón (Expansión columnist & author), Mira Milosevich-Juaristi (Real Instituto Elcano) and Manuel Muñiz, Dean of the School of International Relations at IE University.


Panel discussion presented by Jimmy Burns Marañon, chairman of the British Spanish Society followed by reception.


Date: March 15th.

Time: 19:30 hours, please be prompt as no access will be permitted once room is full.

Venue: Aula Magna at the IE Business School, Calle de María de Molina, 11-13-15, 28006 Madrid (Metro: Gregorio Marañón).

Tickets: Entrance Free, RSVP by March 5th by emailing development@britishspanishsociety.org with Passport/DNI number.


The risk to global civilisation is as high today as has ever been in the face of threats of nuclear weapons and climate change, a group of leading scientists announced recently. Other analysts point also to other dangers such as pandemics, cyber-attacks, and socio-economic and political disintegration. But is there room for optimism? Our panelists will address the clicking Doomsday Clock from different angles and perspectives. An unmissable evening!


Entrance Free but advance booking essential as the space is limited: to book and receive confirmation email development@britishspanishsociety.org by March 5th. Book your place now to avoid disappointment.


Attendance by prior inscription only with Passport/DNI number which will be required by ground floor security for admission to the building.


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