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The Theory of Quantum Politics w/ Armen Sarkissian

25 May 2024 – 11:00 am BST

As the multi-polar world of global politics becomes ever more complex, who better to cast light on its workings than a physicist turned President? Join Armen Sarkissian, former President of Armenia and author of ‘The Small States Club’, as he argues for his new theory of quantum politics, in which individuals are necessarily connected across space and our world is dominated by randomness, uncertainty and possibility.

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