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Dates: Monday, January 3, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thailand Time/4:00 AM to 5:00 AM Pacific
Format: 60 minute live webinar on Zoom. This session will be recorded and will be posted on this page for access for registered attendees.
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Faculty: Richard Hames, PhD
Academic Credit: None
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[Executive Director, The Centre for the Future – www.cftf.global]
What elements of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic are being hushed up? How will the Biden/Harris years be different from those of Trump? What is the developing situation between US-China trade? Why are students protesting in Hong Kong? Is the Glasgow COP26 going to lead to decisive action on the climate crisis? Why are a variety of zoonotic diseases likely to become more prevalent? Is Bitcoin the future of currency? What is the future of work?
These questions, and others like them, will be for the basis for The Deeper News, a series of monthly interactive inquiries in which we take a ‘deep dive’ into global affairs – within the context of the emerging societal transition from the age of industrial economism to an era of regenerative enterprise.
Extracting issues from social, economic, technological and geopolitical matters, we examine what is actually going on under the surface of our perceptions from multiple perspectives.
After a brief framing of each month’s topic, Dr. Hames will curate an hour-long strategic inquiry into aspects of the topic the corporate press are not addressing. Distinguished guests and topic experts will join the conversation from time to time.
During each program we use principles from systems thinking, together with a variety of other sense-making technologies, to surface patterns, make connections, define unseen dynamics, sort propaganda from the truth, and look for qualities that help us to make better sense of the unfolding narrative.
- Each episode will be a deep dive into one or more world headlines – covering economics, geopolitics, social development, current affairs, cultural narratives – and issues like sovereignty and ideology, for example.
- Prior to each session you will receive a special communication from Richard regarding the content that will be discussed and a framework for the deeper discussion
- Each session will introduce one or more aspects of systemic thought and practice including proprietary tools for you to use between sessions to expand your consciousness
- Certain sessions will feature special guest appearances
Richard can mentor you personally and assist you with developing a more advanced praxis of understanding. Please visit this link for more information.
Richard Hames, PhD Dr. Richard Hames is considered to be among the world’s most influential intellectuals and foresight practitioners. An Australian citizen, educated in Europe and domiciled in Thailand, he has been honoured with numerous awards including a French Government Scholarship, a Leverhulme European Fellowship, the Mondadori Professorial Fellowship and the inaugural Lord Attlee Fellowship. Richard is Executive Chairman and CEO of Centre for the Future, and Chairman of the Asian Foresight Institute. He is also an elected Fellow of the World Academy of Art & Science. Richard is a member of various advisory boards and has been a personal mentor to Presidents, Heads of State, and some of the world’s most innovative CEOs. A compelling public speaker, Richard is the author of seven books, the most recent being Heresies: Essays on the Future of Humanity.
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