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“Internet Censorship in China” (Part 1/2) with James Griffiths

What happens if you criticize the Chinese government on the internet? Can the government censor any opinion that it doesn’t like or is there a line which it cannot cross? In this half of the two-part series on internet censorship in China, Zilun talks to James Griffiths about the anatomy of censorship in China and … Continue reading “Internet Censorship in China” (Part 1/2) with James Griffiths

“Violence Against Women and the Law in La Paz, Bolivia” with Dr. Ashley Rogers

What laws exist in Bolivia to combat violence against women? Where did they come from? How are they used by the women that they exist to protect? In this episode of our podcast series, our South American Events officer, Maddie Whitehead, speaks to Dr. Ashley Rogers about her PhD on Violence Against Women in La … Continue reading “Violence Against Women and the Law in La Paz, Bolivia” with Dr. Ashley Rogers

Combatting Extremism in Sub-Saharan Africa

https://youtu.be/LS7nCOMIwSM In our panel discussion in collaboration with Right for Education (R:Ed) Oxford, our Africa Events Officers engage in conversation on the nature of extremism within Sub-Saharan Africa with experts Dr. Benjamin Nickels, Dr. Max Abrahms, Hon. Aliyu Gebi and Dr. Fatima Akilu. (Thumbnail image: Laura Boushnak/The New York Times) By Jonathan Tostevin, Shereece Linton-Ramsay, and … Continue reading Combatting Extremism in Sub-Saharan Africa

“The Ongoing Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen” with Mercy Corps policy advisor Jared Wright

Yemen is currently undergoing one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. The most recent conflict, which has now progressed for more than 6 years, has claimed many lives and continues to deprive civilians of basic rights and needs. Our Middle East events officer Sara Al Soodi explores the reasons behind both the conflict and crisis, … Continue reading “The Ongoing Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen” with Mercy Corps policy advisor Jared Wright

Foreign Intervention in Africa Panel

https://youtu.be/5vYpKuHctjk Is foreign intervention an aid or a hindrance? In this panel, a wide range of domestic and international development experts discuss issues ranging from NGOs to industrialisation to China. We look into what the future potentially holds for sub-Saharan Africa, and how best millions can be lifted out of poverty. Organised by Helena Holter and … Continue reading Foreign Intervention in Africa Panel