Democracy vs technocracy: how much should we listen to experts?

This webinar will discuss the role of experts during the response to the Covid-19 pandemic and explore how the relationship between politics, expertise and democracy might change in the future.

Speakers include:

  • Jill Rutter, senior fellow, the UK in a Changing Europe
  • Timandra Harkness, journalist, writer, broadcaster, and presenter
  • Karol Sikora, chief medical officer, Rutherford Health plc; founding dean and professor of medicine, University of Buckingham Medical School; former director, WHO Cancer Programme

The webinar takes place from 7-9pm on Tuesday 21 May and is hosted by Academy of Ideas. Sign up here.

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