The Four Horsemen of the Modern Apocalypse… a talk by Misha Glenny, award winning writer, broadcaster, and commentator. In it he addresses the most pressing issues facing the international order today, and considers the capacity of governments to tackle them. Followed by discussion with Cahal Dallat.
Misha Glenny is an award-winning journalist and historian whose books have been published around the world in over 30 languages. He established his reputation as the BBC’s Central Europe Correspondent with overall responsibility for the radio coverage of the 1989 revolutions in Eastern Europe and the wars in the former Yugoslavia. More recently he has developed an unparalleled expertise in the areas of global organized crime, corruption and cyber security. He has advised governments and corporates on cyber security. He has worked as a Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics, Columbia University in New York, and, most recently, University College London. A sought-after keynote speakers in the United Kingdom, he is currently a Research Fellow at the Berggruen Institute in Los Angeles.
Cahal Dallat, poet, musician, critic (b. Ballycastle, Co. Antrim), BBC Radio 4 Saturday Review contributor; winner, 2017 Keats-Shelley Prize; founder/organiser of WB Yeats Bedford Park Artwork Project; 2019 joint Writer-in-Residence (with Anne-Marie Fyfe) at Lenoir-Rhyne University (Hickory NC); 2018 Harry Ransom Center Research Fellow, University of Texas (Austin TX). Latest poetry collection, The Year of Not Dancing (Blackstaff Press); forthcoming, Beautiful Lofty Things (Salmon Poetry, Spring 2021).
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