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Best Internationalaffairs podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best Internationalaffairs podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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Welcome to the Global Cable, a brand new podcast at Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania. In it, we discuss the world's most pressing challenges and the people who work on them! You should listen to this show if you: - Find foreign affairs and international politics interesting. - Want great career advice from experts. - Want to sound smart at your next dinner party.
 
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Podcasts from the Australian Institute of International Affairs www.internationalaffairs.org.au
 
International lawyer Robert Amsterdam and other members from the Amsterdam & Partners LLP team host a wide range of special expert guests to discuss leading international political and business issues.
 
The End Trafficking project is UNICEF USA's initiative to raise awareness about child trafficking and mobilize communities to take meaningful action to help protect children. In partnership with concerned individuals and groups, the End Trafficking project aims to bring us all closer to a day when there are no exploited children. By the end of each episode you will be informed of various child trafficking issues and have specific tools to take action. For more information, please contact end ...
 
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This week on The Global Cable, John Gans talks to Trudy Rubin, legendary foreign affairs columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer and one of our Visiting Fellows at Perry World House. She has spent her career reporting on the world's biggest stories, from the breakdown of the Soviet Union to the Iraq War. Trudy shares her experiences with protes ...…
 
Sarah Bush, Perry World House Lightning Scholar and an Associate Professor of Political Science at Yale University, is this week's guest on The Global Cable. An expert on democracy promotion, Professor Bush studies how international actors work to support free and fair elections, and promote women's representation, in developing countries. She ...…
 
The war in Yemen has been raging for more than 4 years with catastrophic outcomes for its people. Out of a population of 28 million, 24 million are in need of humanitarian assistance. Fifteen million of them are on the brink of famine. Vital infrastructure in Yemen has been destroyed and its people are suffering the worst outbreak of cholera in ...…
 
On this week’s episode of The Global Cable, we take a deep dive into cybersecurity with two experts in the field – Duncan Hollis, Professor of Law at Temple University and a Perry World House Visiting Fellow, and Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, Estonia’s first ever Ambassador for Cybersecurity. Professor Hollis’ scholarship engages with issues of internati ...…
 
This week's episode of The Global Cable features Ambassador Alexander ('Sandy') Vershbow, one of our Distinguished Visiting Fellows this year. A career diplomat since 1977, Vershbow was U.S. Ambassador to Russia and the Republic of Korea, and served in a range of senior roles in Washington, including the White House’s National Security Council. ...…
 
This week's episode of The Global Cable features Harold Hongju Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. One of the country's leading experts in international law and human rights, he served for many years in government under presidents of both parties, most recently as the 22nd Legal Adviser to the U.S. Department of Sta ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, we sit down with Ambassador William Lacy Swing, who has served as an American and United Nations diplomat for half a century. He was Ambassador to six countries under four U.S. presidents, serving in countries such as Nigeria, South Africa, and Haiti. After retiring from the State Department in 2001, Swing w ...…
 
Maritime disputes are multifaceted. They include overlapping claims of sovereignty and jurisdiction, contests over freedom of navigation, island-building and militarization, and the use of ‘grey zone’ tactics to harass, intimidate and advance strategic interests. Maritime disputes have become highly visible microcosms of broader discord between ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, we sit down with Zaina Erhaim, an acclaimed Syrian journalist who is this year’s Perry World House and Kelly Writers House Writer at Risk. After writing for The Economist, The Guardian, and the BBC, Erhaim currently works as communications manager for the Institute for War and Peace Reporting in London. Over ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, we sit down with Ash Carter, U.S. Secretary of Defense from 2015 to 2017. A Philadelphia native, he trained as a physicist before starting his career with government. As Secretary of Defense, he built bridges between the military and Silicon Valley, opening Pentagon outposts in American tech hubs and establi ...…
 
Welcome to Season 3 of The Global Cable, a podcast from Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania. We’re starting out on our new season with a new host in John Gans, our director of communications and research, a new format inspired by Penn’s own founding father Ben Franklin, and an exciting new lineup of guests. Our first episode is ...…
 
Australia is a country with considerable, if under-utilised, reserves of soft power – the ability to achieve influence internationally via attraction rather than compulsion. In this presentation Professor Ben Reilly will discuss some claims regarding Australian soft power, including our democratic political system, multicultural society, and op ...…
 
Welcome to another year of The Global Cable. In this special episode, we mark the launch of the Great Powers and Urbanization Project (GPUP for short). GPUP is a new international initiative, in which Perry World House, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the University of Melbourne's Connected Cities Lab, and the Argentine Council for Inter ...…
 
Donald Trump's election campaign has been described as 'explosive, populist, and polarising, and his direct to market use of social media has been unprecedented. His election signified a powerful rejection of establishment consensuses on trade, immigration, and other issues. And while constraint on executive power was a key intention in the des ...…
 
Mark Beeson provides an overview of the key issues and problems currently facing global governance and explains why international cooperation has become so difficult. Mark’s presentation is a snapshot of his new book, Rethinking Global Governance. The world currently faces a number of challenges that no single country can solve. Whether it is m ...…
 
There nothing better than spending your summer vacation reading some good books - which at least for us, means reading our way through several new titles examining the future trajectory of Vladimir Putin's Russia. This week, Anders Åslund, a senior fellow in the Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council, joins Bob on this episode of Departures to ...…
 
With reference to case studies in Africa and South East Asia, Dr Paul Schaffer challenges the theory of Export Oriented Industrialisation to show that successful development can be driven by strategies tailored to specific circumstances and that are directly focused on the alleviation of poverty in agricultural communities. Dr Schaffer also tal ...…
 
While it is often presented as an issue of the future, climate change is already having an immense impact on our environment. On this episode of The Global Cable, our Director William Burke-White talks to Aromar Revi and Irina Marinov about how the international community can mitigate the impact, and adapt in the face of climate change. Aromar ...…
 
Is the threat at the Southern Border really as severe as President Trump claims it to be? On this episode of ‘The Global Cable’, our Director Bill Burke-White sits down with national security expert Richard Clarke to find out. A University of Pennsylvania graduate, Clarke served in the federal government for 30 years, rising to become National ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, Perry World House’s Director William Burke-White sits down with Bruce Jentleson, Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University, to discuss his book ‘The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship.’ As a seasoned scholar with extensive real-world policy experien ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, Perry World House Deputy Director LaShawn Jefferson is joined by Edith Kahbang (‘Kah’) Walla, our 2018-2019 Global Shifts Visiting Fellow. Kah is a Cameroonian political leader, activist, feminist, and entrepreneur with 20 years' experience working on political, economic, and social issues in Africa. Cameroo ...…
 
Sara David is a midwife and the founding CEO of Living Child Inc. She has been working in the Keram River area of East Sepik Province where, in recent decades, women have had little access to family planning, pregnancy and birth care and immunisation. Sara will discuss how she has negotiated cultural taboos and myths to enable the delivery of e ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, Perry World House Inaugural Director and University of Pennsylvania Law Professor William Burke-White and Global Shifts Program Manager Jocelyn Perry are joined by Dr. Victoria Herrmann, President & Managing Director of the Arctic Institute, a center for circumpolar security studies. They'll discuss Victoria ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, Perry World House Inaugural Director and University of Pennsylvania Law Professor William Burke-White is joined by Penn Alumnus & Mayor of Quito, Ecuador, Mauricio Rodas to discuss the role of cities in climate change adaptation and mitigation, the importance of city and government collaboration to act on cl ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, Perry World House Associate Director and University of Pennsylvania Professor of Political Science Michael Horowitz is joined by Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator and Director of Harvard's new climate science center, C-CHANGE, Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment, Gina McC ...…
 
On 17 April 2019 up to 193 million eligible voters in Indonesia went to the polls. For the first time in Indonesian history, the president, the vice president and members of the local and national legislatures were elected on the same day. The two presidential candidates were the incumbent t President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and former Lieutenant- ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, Perry World House Inaugural Director William Burke-White is joined by Penn Presidential Professor of the Practice and Former Governor of Florida, Jeb Bush to discuss the role of states in climate change adaptation and mitigation, the state of American politics today and the importance of being active in loca ...…
 
On Today’s Global Cable, Perry World House Deputy Director LaShawn Jefferson will be talking with Veronica Gago, a professor at the National University of San Martin in Argentina, Joanne Smith, the founding president and CEO of Girls for Gender Equity, an advocacy group committed to the physical, psychological, social, and economic development ...…
 
The UK plans to leave the European Union on 29th March 2019, nearly three years after a referendum vote in June 2016. Negotiating Brexit has been a major preoccupation for the UK over the last two years. It has caused major political dislocation in the UK and divided the government, parliament, political parties, and the public. The UK has been ...…
 
In his recent book, "Asian Century … on a Knife-edge," John West questions the conventional wisdom that the 21st century will belong to Asia. He argues that in recent years many observers have succumbed to a case of “Asian-Century hype.” In reality, Asia is suffering from stunted economic and social development. John identifies seven economic, ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, Perry World House Inaugural Director William Burke-White is joined by Perry World House Distinguished Scholar, Former Assistant Secretary-General and special adviser to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan & Columbia University Law Professor Michael Doyle to discuss the Model International Mobility Co ...…
 
In honor of International Woman's Day, on this episode of The Global Cable, Perry World House Deputy Director LaShawn Jefferson is joined by Claire Sliney, a University of Pennsylvania Sophomore and an Academy Award-winning producer of Period. End of Sentence, a documentary short that explores a group of women in a rural Indian village, which f ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, Perry World House Inaugural Director William Burke-White and Global Shifts Program Manager Jocelyn Perry are joined by Perry World House Visiting Fellow, former President of Refugees International and advisor to UNHCR, Michel Gabaudan, to discuss the scope and scale of the refugee crisis in Venezuela. Michel ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, Perry World House Inaugural Director William Burke-White and Global Shifts Program Manager Jocelyn Perry are joined by former U.S. Ambassador William Lacy Swing, former Director General of the International Organization for Migration, to discuss migration, displacement, and the age of humanitarian crises, in ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, we are joined by the Hon. Paolo Gentiloni, the Former Prime Minister of Italy, to discuss, with Perry World House Inaugural Director Prof. William Burke-White, the rise of populism & nationalism in Italy, and Europe, and the future of the European Union. The hon. Paolo Gentiloni is the Former Prime Minister ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, we are joined by Ambassador Thomas Pickering and Suzanne DiMaggio to discuss, with Perry World House Inaugural Director Prof. William Burke-White, the future of U.S. Diplomacy, Global Security, and the current state of American Foreign Policy. Ambassador Pickering has had a career spanning five decades as a ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, we are joined by Perry World House Global Order Distinguished Visiting Fellow and Former Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work, to discuss the future of the U.S. military, artificial intelligence and the importance of American defense leadership. Robert O. Work served as Deputy Secretary of Defense from 2014- ...…
 
Is understanding the past the best way to view the present? Robert Amsterdam and guest Dr. Ed Watts, author of 'Mortal Republic: How Rome Fell Into Tyranny," discuss how a closer look at the Roman experiment with representative democracy may help us to better understand our own circumstances in the United States, and the obstacles and opportuni ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, Perry World House Inaugural Director, and University of Pennsylvania Law Professor William Burke-White is joined by Dr. Yoram Hazony, President of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem, and Director of the John Templeton Foundation‘s project in Jewish Philosophical Theology, to discuss the global rise of national ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable, Inaugural Director and Penn Law Professor Bill Burke-White discusses the results of the Perry World House report on the status of the global order with Inaugural Lightening Scholar and Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota, Cosette Creamer, and Visiting Fellow and Adjunct Se ...…
 
On this episode of The Global Cable Deputy Director Professor Michael Horowitz is joined by former U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy Dr. Nadia Schadlow, to discuss the National Security Strategy under President Trump, working at the National Security Council and the biggest threats to the United States and the World. Nadia Scha ...…
 
With us on this Episode of the Global Cable is Perry World House Distinguished Visiting Fellow and Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood Randall to discuss a range of issues, including Iran, Nuclear Proliferation and Climate Change with Professor William Burke-White, the Inaugural Director of Perry World House. Elizabeth ...…
 
With us on this Episode of the Global Cable is Perry World House Fellow and Former U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district, Congressman(R) Charlie Dent to discuss Congress's role in foreign policy, the current set of trade issues around the world and the upcoming U.S. election on November 6th, with Professor William B ...…
 
The City of London takes great pride in its cosmopolitan, international approach to diversity - but the reality on the ground and in the public schools for young black children is sadly rather dire. This week Robert Amsterdam explores the issue with Cheryl Phoenix, who leads the Black Child Agenda, a unique and important organization focused on ...…
 
With us on this Episode of the Global Cable is Former President of Mexico and Distinguished Global Leader-In-Residence Felipe Calderón to discuss important issues facing the world, the US-Mexico relationship, climate change and his time with us at the University of Pennsylvania, with Professor William Burke-White, the inaugural direct of Perry ...…
 
The ambitious expansion of global influence by China, right at a moment in which the US and West are retreating from the world, is rewriting the playbook on global trade. "This is really a change not just in the software of international trade – it’s also in the operating system," says our guest Chris Flynn, a lawyer at Australian Gilbert + Tob ...…
 
As part of the University of Pennsylvania’s Project on the Future of China, Perry World House brought together a range of scholars and policymakers in Beijing on September 7, 2018 to discuss China’s vision for the global order and how those ambitions complement and clash with the interests of other countries, particularly of the United States. ...…
 
With us on this Episode of the Global Cable is former National Security Advisor and Distinguished Perry World House Visiting Fellow H.R. McMaster to discuss his time in the Trump White House and his views on the current state of the global order with Professor William Burke-White, the inaugural director of Perry World House, and Associate Direc ...…
 
Helen Epstein is the author of "Another Fine Mess: America, Uganda, and the War on Terror." Epstein has been working in Uganda for the last twenty years. During that time, the region has received some $20 billion of foreign aid, yet the quality of education, health care, and basic standards of living remain low. Epstein’s analysis of the situat ...…
 
In the second episode of the new Australia in the World podcast, AIIA National President Allan Gyngell and ANU academic Darren Lim discusses recent elections in Pakistan and Cambodia, a new trilateral investment fund announced by the United States, Japan and Australia, and the recent AUSMIN talks. The discussion finishes with a deeper dive into ...…
 
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