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HEADLINES The Legatum Institute is building a world class Centre for Metrics and Data The historic triggering of Article 50 changes the course of Britain’s future Mmusi Maimane: South Africa should seize Brexit opportunities ABOUT THE LEGATUM INSTITUTE The Legatum Institute is building a world class Centre for Metrics and Data In an ideal world the…

Gateway House Weekly Briefing

Weekly Briefing Volume VI, Issue 13: Thursday, 30th March, 2017 www.gatewayhouse.in Gateway House Features All that makes ASEAN unique @ 50 This regional grouping of 10 nations, which observes its golden jubilee year in 2017, has come a long way from the Cold War era when it was founded, making a significant contribution to peace,…

The WeekLI

   View in browser HEADLINES Making the case for the ‘Commonwealth Effect’ by Shanker Singham. Why those who voted Brexit wouldn’t necessarily vote for Geert Wilders. For prosperity’s sake, Scotland should be fighting for the union. The word ‘legatum’ means ‘legacy’. At the Legatum Institute, we are focused on tackling the major challenges of our…

Gateway House Weekly Briefing

Weekly Briefing Volume VI, Issue 12: Thursday, 23rd March, 2017 www.gatewayhouse.in Gateway House Features EU: unity not a value any more? Britain will begin its formal exit process from the European Union on March 29. Signs that the EU will survive are clear: public opinion is turning finally in its favour. The European economy has…

Dr. Peter Frankopan – The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

Dr. Peter Frankopan is a historian at Oxford University, where he is Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, Oxford and Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research. During this Asia Scotland Institute event Peter talked about his book: “The Silk Roads: A New History of the World” which has topped the Sunday Times Non-Fiction…

Speaker Profile: Philippe Le Corre

Philippe Le Corre is a visiting fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings. His research focuses on China’s foreign policy, Chinese economic diplomacy and soft power outreach, as well as France, and the future of Europe. He is also a lecturer at Johns Hopkins University’s Krieger School of Arts and…

Gateway House Weekly Briefing

Weekly Briefing Volume VI, Issue 11: Thursday, 16th March, 2017 www.gatewayhouse.in Gateway House Features & Blogs India-Canada ties: waiting for Trudeau One is an advanced economy, the other an emerging one, and yet they share a striking complementarity of interests—from democracy and liberal values to a history of cordial relations. But two important economic agreements…

Gateway House Weekly Briefing

Weekly Briefing Volume VI, Issue 10: Thursday, 9th March, 2017 www.gatewayhouse.in Gateway House Features A Frexiter at the Elysee Palace? The French presidential election, which is less than two months away, defies attempts at predicting who the finalists of the two-round tourney will be, what with allegations of corruption being hurled at the contestants and…

Japan Connections

  Japan Connections February saw our partners at the University of Stirling host their annual Japan Week. Students and staff took part in Japanese language lessons, a Kimono fashion show, and a range of other activities aimed at fostering connections between students of different nationalities, and to inspire a global outlook among all. This year’s…