https://open.spotify.com/episode/5EEO7Wj2qXyJpfuZVLQSGx?si=cdc29f8e7544474b Brian is a geopolitical strategist and advisor publishing extensively on Sino-American relations, statecraft in Asia, and the intersection of nascent technologies, political philosophy, and public policy. Currently pursuing a DPhil in Political Theory at Balliol College, Oxford, Brian graduated with a Distinction in the MPhil in Politics (Theory) at Wolfson College, and First Class … Continue reading Making sense of Citizens’ responsibilities under Authoritarian States- On the Russian Invasion of Ukraine with Brian Wong
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https://open.spotify.com/episode/6WBhTcj7BuEp4TxP3daDV6?si=cb0f2b54df2f4ad5 The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander International Engagement Organisation (ATSIIEO) is a pioneering international development group founded and led by Jesse T Martin of the Wagadagam and Yuin peoples and Jack Collard, a proud Nyoongar man with cultural and ancestral ties to Whadjuk and Balladong country. Joined with them is Adam Hegedus, a Master … Continue reading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement in International Development with Jesse T Martin and Jack Collard
https://open.spotify.com/episode/2yDRlgQfrGmY0u27D1350N?si=b20e18982b0445f5 In recent years there has been a rise of right-wing extremism and radicalisation which has had an effect on mainstream politics and attitudes in society. Are our governments doing enough to combat this? What does it mean for the development of our societies? In this episode we discuss the topic with Dr Daniel Koehler, … Continue reading The Repercussions of the Rise of Right-Wing Extremism with Dr Daniel Koehler
Migration occupies a particularly prominent position amongst the major issues which faced the world in 2022. Whereas, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 was marked by a welcome resurgence in international migration, 2022 has arguably highlighted, in various ways, an urgent need to revamp our immigration systems and policies.
The Refugee Crisis has been an ongoing phenomenon these past few years especially, one which continuously makes the news in various formats. But what are the implications of being a refugee, and how does Britain especially deal with this? In this episode, Sara Al Soodi interviews immigration and asylum barrister Colin Yeo on this topic, … Continue reading Colin Yeo: On Refugees in Our Current Society
Photo from PUP Global Heritage Consortium With the epidemic of HIV/AIDS ongoing in the continent of Africa for the past century, many initiatives have been made in effort to combat this dire health concern. Backing many of these efforts have been religious institutions, in which they have played a pivotal and successful role in establishing … Continue reading Religious Institutions and Conservation Efforts in Africa
Photo from Alchetron The Republic of Mali, home to more than 20 million people, is a landlocked country in West Africa. Since the outbreak of the Mali War in 2012, the country has been embroiled in military and political conflict, including two coups d’état in the past two years. Conflict began in the country following … Continue reading Mali: Conflict, Political Instability and Future Conflict
https://open.spotify.com/episode/6jrqs6HtBFEbTFOVsPwGjK?si=KS0XmPe9ThmjHaDhIz2q-Q Marnie speaks with Andrea Filippi who works for PeaceWomen Across the Globe. The organisation was launched in 2005 and is committed to the active participation of women in peace processes and to a peaceful and secure world for all. In this episode we discuss their projects in Palestine and Ukraine as well as looking … Continue reading Feminism and Development: How can women get involved with peace negotiations?
Is Democracy under threat? In this episode, Esther, our Europe Events Officer, speaks with Niheer Dasandi, a senior lecturer in Politics and Development at Birmingham University and author of ‘Is Democracy Failing?’ Throughout the interview, they talk about the challenges that contemporary democracy is facing as well as recent trends. There are discussions about populism, … Continue reading Is Democracy under threat? With Niheer Dasandi
On this podcast, our Events Director, Zilun, speaks to Prof. Julien-François Gerber about the viability of degrowth for developing countries. They discuss in depth how changing the way we measure and understand development beyond measures of economic growth can help tackle important issues developing countries face. Podcast by Zilun Lin. Music by Lorcan Cudlip Cook. … Continue reading Is Degrowth working in the developing world? With Julien-François Gerber