“Speaking Out About Torture” with Survivors Speak Out co-founder Kolbassia Haoussou MBE

In this episode, Hannah Brock speaks to Kolbassia Haoussou MBE, co-founder of Survivors Speak Out a national network of torture survivors connected with the charity Freedom From Torture. A survivor himself, Kolbassia has been through the journey of life after torture and shares his insights about policy issues surrounding torture survivors and asylum seekers both … Continue reading “Speaking Out About Torture” with Survivors Speak Out co-founder Kolbassia Haoussou MBE

“We Talk ChinaTalk” with host Jordan Schneider

In this episode we’ll be talking to Jordan Schneider, the host of the ChinaTalk podcast and newsletter about Chinese social media, how information is controlled and disseminated in China and what the advent of Covid-19 has meant for the CCP. Along with unpacking all that, we’ll explore the potential changes this might bring about to … Continue reading “We Talk ChinaTalk” with host Jordan Schneider

“Challenging the ‘White Gaze of Development’ During COVID-19” with Dr. Robtel Neajai Pailey

In this podcast with Liberian academic, activist and author Dr. Robtel Neajai Pailey, we discuss the intersections between her recently published Al Jazeera English commentary, “Africa does not need saving during this pandemic”, and Development and Change journal article, "De-centring the 'White Gaze' of Development". We use race as a lens of analysis to interrogate … Continue reading “Challenging the ‘White Gaze of Development’ During COVID-19” with Dr. Robtel Neajai Pailey

“The Future of Climate Activism” with Gita Parihar

Join us in a conversation with Gita Parihar, former Head of Legal at Friends of the Earth and current freelance environmental and human rights lawyer, as we consider the intersection of environmental and human rights law. We'll also be discussing the future of the climate movement, exploring questions of inclusivity and diversity, and how to … Continue reading “The Future of Climate Activism” with Gita Parihar

“Let’s Talk Uncomfortable” with Uncomfortable Oxford co-founders Olivia Durand and Paula Larsson

Join us as co-founders of Uncomfortable Oxford, Olivia Durand and Paula Larsson, walk us through the history of international development and its entanglement with colonialism. We’ll be exploring the legacies that colonial practices have left behind, and the ways in which these legacies continue to be perpetuated by our institutional structures. In addition, we’ll be … Continue reading “Let’s Talk Uncomfortable” with Uncomfortable Oxford co-founders Olivia Durand and Paula Larsson