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Oliver James

Oliver James practised as a clinical child psychologist and has worked as a writer, journalist, broadcaster and television documentary producer and presenter. His books include the best-selling Affluenza, They F*** You Up and Britain on the Couch. He is a trustee of the Alzheimer\'s charity, SPECAL.
Mark Glanville in conversation with Oliver James
In this intense session, psychologist Oliver James and writer Mark Glanville explored how early experience and family dynamics impact on identity, and looked at the different ways they approach the question of Jewish identity. The session marked the publication of Mark Glanville’s The Goldberg Variations, in which the author narrates his extraordinary journey from extravagantly gifted schoolboy to football hooligan to Oxford Classics student to classical singer and Jewish husb...
What have we learnt (if anything) from the economic crisis?
Have we learnt anything from the economic crisis that rocked the world only too recently? At the time of going to print, the UK was one of the few Western countries still not officially out of recession. Gillian Tett followed the crisis closely, Adam LeBor looked at how Madoff could fool so many people and Oliver James repeatedly put capitalism in the dock. Here they discussed the various facets of the crisis, structural or psychological, and investigate our responses to it and the choices we...