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Third annual Global Summit explores the digitization of modern life

Digital Humanity: Risks and Opportunities Technology impacts nearly every aspect of society today. How does the digitization of modern life affect the rule of...
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Issues of ‘Trust and Distrust’ explored at UNSW Sydney base launch

With an inaugural event in Australia focusing on the theme of ‘Trust and Distrust,’ Meridian 180 has officially launched at UNSW Sydney. UNSW is Meridian...
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Meridian 180 Forms Partnership with Ritsumeikan University, Its Third in Japan

Meridian 180 is pleased to announce a new partnership with Ritsumeikan University, in Kyoto, Japan. Founded in 1900, Ritsumeikan is one of Japan’s leading private universities and is committed...
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UNSW chosen as first Meridian 180 base in the Southern Hemisphere

A new partnership with the prestigious University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia—Meridian 180’s first in the Southern Hemisphere—will drive the inclusion...
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2017 2nd Annual Global Summit: Responding to the Rise of Inward-looking Societies

More than 65 members from around the world gathered at Meridian 180’s 2nd Annual Global Summit in Brussels, Belgium, to strengthen ties started on Meridian...
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Theatre and the Mission of Meridian 180

Advisory Council member Leigh Bienen has recently been working hard to recruit leading theatre artists to join Meridian 180. Plans are afoot to showcase...
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Recalculating the Costs of Nuclear Energy: New working group explores post-accident compensastion

It has happened before, and it almost certainly will happen again. A nuclear reactor melts down, and a radioactive cloud makes the surrounding area...
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Play With a Purpose: First Annual Meridian 180 Global Conference Seeks to Prepare Thought Leaders for Crisis

Three men and four women stand in a semicircle in a bright, high-ceilinged room. At one end a man grimaces and shakes his fists....
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The Changing Politics of Central Banking

People often describe a nation’s economy as a ship, with its political leaders in the wheelhouse charting the course. If you stick with that...
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How Meridian 180 Was Launched in the Shadow of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster – and Why It Matters

Every day Meridian 180 members take part in multilingual online conversations on timely and pressing topics that have the potential to better the Pacific...
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