London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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Philip Alexander, Joanna Weinberg, Chair: Dr Theodor Dunkelgrün
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 3:30pm

TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT

Kenneth Rogoff, Chair: Andrew Haldane
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 3:30pm

One of the world’s leading economists, Harvard Professor and chess grandmaster, Kenneth Rogoff, makes a persuasive case for ridding the world of high value paper money. Even as people in advanced economies are using less paper money, there is more cash in circulation – a record $1.4 trillion in U.S. dollars alone, mostly in $100 bills. So what is all that cash being used for?

Rachel Kolsky and Louis Berk, Miranda Gold and Katy Guest
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 3:00pm

Fringe events are free and unticketed

Whitechapel in 50 Buildings

3 pm, Sunday, March 5, The Horsfall Room

Dora Reisser, Chair: Henry Goodman
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 2:00pm

TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT

Marcus Du Sautoy, Robert Winston, Chair: Raphael Zarum
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 2:00pm

Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy, scientist Robert Winston and Rabbi Raphael Zarum explore the limits of human knowledge to probe whether there is anything we truly cannot know.

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.