The Globalist

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23 January 2020

Episode 2149

60 minutes

The latest from Davos as the World Economic Forum continues. Plus: Greece's first female president, the phone-hacking allegations against Saudi Arabia's leader and lessons from neuroscientist and comic Sophie Scott.

23 January 2020

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Chapter 1

The diplomacy of laughter

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Stand-up comic and neuroscientist Professor Sophie Scott joins us from the World Economic Forum at Davos to discuss why being able to use humour during high-level talks and diplomacy is no laughing matter.

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