Cities
Engines of the relational society

OVERVIEW

In 2017 the Relational Thinking Network held a conference on the Relational City at St. Catherine’s College, Cambridge. You can some of the major presentations in video on this page. Also check out the 2017 Conference page under EVENTS.

Jyoti Banerjee: MEASURING THE SUSTAINABILITY OF CITIES 

Iain Bott: PUBLIC HEALTH, SOCIAL CARE AND PUBLIC PROTECTION 

Sookhyuan Lee: ASSESSMENT OF THE QUALITY OF RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN COMMUNITIES IN CITIES

Andrew Tsui: THE ROOFTOP REPUBLIC 

IDEAS

What’s wrong with tolerance?

The purpose of religious tolerance has always been, and remains, to maintain the power and purity of the dominant religion in a given state. Most dominant religions in most states today profess tolerance, but they also seem to feel especially

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PEACEBUILDING

Values in a divided Korea

Chairman of Relational Peacebuilding Initiatives Michael Schluter recently visited a centre where traditional Korean values of filial piety are taught to elementary school children. Michael is currently undertaking a peace initiative in the Korean peninsula through Relational Peacebuilding Initiatives (RPI),

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ECONOMICS

What does sovereign debt actually consist of?

S. M. Ali Abbas, Laura Blattner, Mark De Broeck, Asmaa El-Ganainy, Malin Hu There has been renewed interest in sovereign debt since the Global Crisis, but relatively little attention has been paid to its composition. Sovereign debt can differ in

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LIFESTYLE

Connected but disconnected

Millennials are the most connected generation to have ever lived but a significant proportion of them are plagued by loneliness, an expert has warned. The charity Relate said that under-25s are “increasingly likely” to experience loneliness. But they are by

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IDEAS

The culture of contempt

Robert Hall, May 31, 2018  Somehow the royal wedding of Harry and Meghan at St. George’s Chapel – testimony to the power of love and inclusion – seemed positively surreal. The latest school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas – testimony to

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