I blog for SAMI Consulting, a strategic foresight consultancy. The following blogs are available on their website.
“Futures Literacy and Anticipation”
Review of “Transforming the Future – Anticipation in the 21st century”, UNESCO / Routledge, 2018, and more recent related activities.
“New Scientist Live, 2019 – A review”
Review of New Scientist Live, Excel London, 10th-13th October, 2019.
“Countering the threat from terrorism”
Review of proceedings of a NATO workshop published 2017.
https://samiconsulting.co.uk/2018%20blogs%20Governance.pdf (pp. 12-14)
“State of the Future 19.1”
Review of the State of the Future Report published in 2017 by the Millennium Project.
https://samiconsulting.co.uk/2018%20blogs%20Governance.pdf (pp. 15-16)
“New Scientist Live, 2018 – A review”
Review of the New Scientist Live Festival of Ideas and Discovery, Excel London, 20th-23rd September, 2018
https://samiconsulting.co.uk/2018%20blogs%20Reviews.pdf (pp. 16-18)
I report on lectures and review books for the Anglo-Ethiopian Society (www.anglo-ethiopian.org.) The following examples are available on their website.
“Famine in the Horn of Africa: what does it mean for Ethiopia?”
Report of a lecture by Laura Hammond, 8th February, 2012, SOAS.
“Famine and Foreigners: Ethiopia since Live Aid” by Peter Gill, Oxford University Press, 2010. Book Review.
“The Mountains of Rasselas”
Report of a Lecture by Thomas Pakenham, 27th April, 2004, SOAS.
“Ogres, Kings and Hyena Women”
Report of a Lecture by Elizabeth Laird on her book, “When the World Began”, folk tales, myths and legends in Ethiopia, 4th February, 2003, SOAS.
“Water: how collective intelligence initiatives can address this challenge”, published in the Millennium Project Special Issue of foresight – the journal of futures studies, strategic thinking and policy, Vol. 15 No. 5, 2013, pp. 342-353.
Co-author, “An Assessment of the City’s ICT Infrastructure”, City of London , 2009