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July 17, 2008

‘Second life’ for Warwick Commission

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=pierrepettigrew.mp3

Chair of the first Warwick Commission, Pierre Pettigrew, one of this year’s honorary graduates at Warwick, says the commission report into the future of world trade is set to have an even bigger impact after the completion of the Doha round of negotiations of the World Trade Organisation.


January 22, 2008

Economic meltdown for 2008?

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=crunchfinal.mp3

Economist Professor Andrew Oswald talks about the prospects of a recession in 2008.


November 30, 2007

Women's fight for equal pay

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=equalpayfinal.mp3

The launch of the equal pay archive at Warwick’s Modern Records Centre is discussed by three figures who have played a central role in the battle for equal pay for women.

They are Jo Morris, senior equality and employment rights officer of the Trades Union Congress, Sue Hastings, an independent pay and employment adviser along with Rodney Bickerstaffe, the former general secretary of the public sector union Unison and chairman of the Modern Records Centre’s Advisory Board.


March 30, 2007

The legacy of the slave trade – Warwick Podcast

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=slavery.mp3

On the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade Cecily Jones discusses the legacy of the trade and why an apology is necessary.

Length: 18 minutes

Summary:

Why is this an important anniversary to celebrate
What has been the cultural and social legacy of slavery
Does slavery shape people’s identity
What is it’s impact on race relations
Do we understand the issues around slavery and it’s impact or do we just think of it as a historical event
Do we celebrate the right things and tell the right stories about slavery
Is an apology necessary
Can such an apology be made and be genuine
What are the positive outcomes of this anniversary
What are the lessons for our understanding of Black History


February 23, 2007

The future of multilateral trade agreements

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/

Pierre Pettigrew discusses the work of the 2007 Warwick Commission analysing the future of Multilateral Trade Agreements.

Summary:

About the Warwick Commission
Why is it a good time to study multilateral trade
Why is Doha failing
Are bilateral agreements a threat
How important is development when thinking about trade
Hopes for the Warwick Commission


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