Dr Vincenzo Bavoso is a researcher in the Department of Law at Durham University on Work Package 2: Financial Crisis in the Banking Sector of the Tipping Points project. He is looking at the role of law and legal institutions in preventing financial crises and limiting systemic risk in financial markets. In this interview he talks about […]
This has been a busy and productive year for the Tipping Points project funded by the Leverhulme Trust. With all five Work Packages (WPs) now active the Tipping Points team have produced research on a wide variety of ‘tipping points’, carrying the project forward into new frontiers of knowledge, and creating opportunities to encourage new […]
IHRR is pleased to announce that the Tipping Points project will be participating in the British Science Festival in September with the following Main Programme event: Tipping Points in Nature and Society Date/Time: 11 September, Wednesday 12.30-14.00 Location: Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Fine Art Building, Newcastle University How does sudden radical change occur? Join researchers on their quest […]
Interesting talk given by Financial Times commentator Martin Wolf at Durham University on the financial crisis and what to expect within the current climate of economic change. The talk was part of Durham’s Castle Lecture Series.
In one of the final presentations given at the Tipping Points Annual Conference, Prof Ranald Michie presents the history of London as a global financial centre before and after the 2007-08 banking crisis and subsequent euro debt crisis. He explains how London became the global financial centre it is today. He also talks about tipping […]
In a lively and energetic talk, Professor Ranald Michie provided those in attendance at the Tipping Points Conference with a fresh insight into the financial turmoil that has recently engulfed the British banking sector. Looking first at some of the most prominent explanations that have been put forward by the press and politicians, Professor Michie […]
A new report from Tipping Points on the role of trust in financial markets is now available. It includes video interviews with two researchers in financial law from the project, Prof Roman Tomasic and Dr Folarin Akinbami, about how we can learn from the banking crisis and what both financial institutions and regulators can do […]
An interesting yet also perhaps provocative interview with Malcolm Gladwell on the CBC. Gladwell talks about a range of high-profile topics from the Occupy movement to the current debt crisis and the riots in London. About the Occupy street protests in New York and other parts of the US, Gladwell says ‘…without a real leader […]