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The University of Chicago International and Area Studies Multimedia Outreach Source is intended as a resource for students, teachers, and the general public. It makes available recordings of conferences, lectures, and performances sponsored and organized by: the Center for International Studies; the Human Rights Program; the Center for East Asian Studies; the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies; the Center for Latin American Studies; the Center for Middle Eastern Studies; a ...
 
The University of Chicago International and Area Studies Multimedia Outreach Source is intended as a resource for students, teachers, and the general public. It makes available recordings of conferences, lectures, and performances sponsored and organized by: the Center for International Studies; the Human Rights Program; the Center for East Asian Studies; the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies; the Center for Latin American Studies; the Center for Middle Eastern Studies; a ...
 
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Saadia Pekkanen, a Jackson School professor of space security, law, and policy, speaks with NPR about debris threatening satellites in space. This segment aired on March 30, 2022.Pekkanen also co-directs the Space Policy and Research Center (SPARC) at the University of Washington.Door UW Jackson School
 
In "As Resistance To Myanmars Coup Grows The Country Slips Further Into Chaos" Mary Callahan, Jackson School faculty and an expert on Myanmar, is interviewed on the latest situation following the February coup in this 3-minute episode.Door UW Jackson School
 
Mary Callahan, an expert on Myanmar politics and associate professor at the Jackson School of International Studies, gives a first-hand account and context to the unfolding civil war in Myanmar following a military coup there on Feb 1, 2021. (segment begins at 45:00).Door UW Jackson School
 
James Lin, an assistant professor on modern Taiwan and Associate Chair of Taiwan Studies at the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, talks about President Biden's foreign policy toward Taiwan in this interview with KUOW on Feb. 5, 2021.Door UW Jackson School
 
In the BBC Sounds podcast "Thinking Allowed" UW Jackson School Herbert J. Ellison Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies Daniel Chirot is interviewed about his book "You Say You Want a Revolution? Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences" (Princeton University Press, March 2020).Door UW Jackson School
 
Our introductory episode focuses on the successful campaign in early 2019 to create a Ukrainian Orthodox Church, independent from the Moscow Patriarchate. This religious nationalism formed a major plank of then-President Poroshenko’s platform for re-election. However, in the 2019 elections, he lost in a landslide to Volodymyr Zelensky, a comedian t…
 
Narenda Modi, Prime Minister of India, rules in the name of hindutva or Hindu Nationalism. His party’s shared vision for India has resulted in massive violence between Muslims and Hindus, as it did during his rule as Chief Minister in Gujarat. Most recently, Modi’s values of Hindu strength have led to the occupation of Kashmir, a massively popular …
 
Our introductory episode to ReligioPolitics, our six-part podcast series, focuses on the successful campaign in early 2019 in Ukraine to create a Ukrainian Orthodox Church by then-President Poroshenko who later lost in a landslide to Volodymyr Zelensky, a comedian that had impersonated him on a popular show. Joining the program to explain its impli…
 
“We have to be able to recognize that we have discrimination in our society, that there is prejudice and that we are going to have to do some concrete things to deal with it. But if we are not even prepared to admit that its there, we are not going to make any progress.” Valerie Amos (2017) Director of SOAS since September 2015, Baroness Valerie Am…
 
Timothy Snyder, the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University, speaks at UW Kane Hall about ways to resist and create change in times of political trouble in On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. April 26, 2018.Door UW Jackson School
 
Washington Lieutenant Governor Habib gives a talk to UW students, faculty and the wider community about global opportunities for Washington, from trade to foreign relations, and the role of the Lieutenant Governor's Office in creating a more prosperous Washington for all.About the speakerBefore being elected as Washington state’s 16th Lieutenant Go…
 
Daniel Bessner the Anne H.H. and Kenneth B. Pyle Assistant Professor in American Foreign Policy in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies provides a fascinating account of Hans Speier, an oft forgotten yet highly influential figure within the mid-century national security state. Listen to a podcast interview of his latest book Democra…
 
Mr Alberto Cabeia Chys, Senior Policy Advisor for the Staff Council of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees addresses CISD students during the annual study tour at the United Nations in Geneva, giving fascinating insight into the work of the UNHCR and his personal experiences. Chaired by Rohini Aggarwal.…
 
Mr Rolf Traeger, Chief of the Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes in UNCTAD – the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development – shares his experiences working in the Division for Africa, and explains the vital global role of UNCTAD. Chaired by Amp SrichainakDoor CISD/SOAS Radio
 
In a talk in Jackson School as part of the 2018 U.S. in the World Speaker Series, Harvard Kennedy School Professor Arne Westad explored an alternate, ideological interpretation of the Cold War. According to him, the Cold War may have begun on the perimeters of Europe, but it had its deepest reverberations in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, where…
 
Dr Ayesha Siddiqa, SOAS South Asia Institute – Research Associate In an age where a number of South Asian states seem to re-define their nationalism, Pakistan is engaged in building both its identity and partnerships aimed at re-defining the country’s role and status in the hierarchy of nations. It no longer considers itself a weak embattled state …
 
Golub Professor of International Studies in the Jackson School and Chair of the History Department in the University of Washington, Anand Yang speaking on “The Origins and Influence of Gandhi’s Ideas of Nonviolence” as part of the 2018 History Lecture Series on “Speaking Truth to Power: Protest & Dissent,” at UW’s Kane Hall on January 10, 2018.…
 
Chenaara Edghill-Peart talks about the rise of corporate compliance. From what it entails such as anti-bribery, to why it has gained importance over the last 6 years, including her very unusual career on how she has found herself working across industries as an ex-SOAS student. She will also touch up on ethical issues and wider political background…
 
This session – led by Ms Vicky Bird and Dr Avinash Paliwal – will offer an introduction to the archives of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’ papers on Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, and China. Highly suitable for teaching and research purposes, these archives are now available digitally via Adam Matthew International. SOAS Library will begin i…
 
Jackson School Director and Professor Re?at Kasaba discusses possible implications of President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in an interview with KOMO News radio.Door UW Jackson School
 
Korea expert Professor Don Hellmann, was interviewed by KOMO Radio to discuss the key take-aways from President Trump's 12-day Asia visit. Hellmann said while some advances where made on the economic front, there no concrete agreements on the issue of North Korea.Door UW Jackson School
 
Henry M. Jackson Professor of International Studies David Bachman discusses President Trump’s visit to China in this interview by KOMO Radio. Bachman said Trump delivered appeasing statements in his public addresses but behind the scenes there were tough talks on trade relations and North Korea. Overall, he added, the visit went well and will resul…
 
Daniel Bessner, the Anne H. H. and Kenneth B. Pyle Assistant Professor in American Foreign Policy, discusses Russia's decision to order hundreds of U.S. diplomats to leave the country following sanctions passed by the U.S. against Russia.Door UW Jackson School
 
Israel and Middle East expert, Prof. Joel Migdal, was interviewed by KOMO News radio to discuss U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Israel. Migdal said that the Israelis were overall pleased by the visit but expressed some anxiety particularly following Trump's meetings with Russian Foreign Minster last week. Reports said that sensitive intellig…
 
Thanks to demand from big emerging economies, most South American governments have become increasingly “resource nationalistic” and have ramped up social spending to meet the needs of the poor and the indigenous, causing poverty levels to drop – at the same time as poverty has been on the increase in the United States. Will the U.S. continue losing…
 
A talk by Hal Whitesman, Financial Times' Chicago and Midwest bureau chief.Thanks to demand from big emerging economies, most South American governments have become increasingly "resource nationalistic" and have ramped up social spending to meet the needs of the poor and the indigenous, causing poverty levels to drop - at the same time as poverty h…
 
As senior adviser to Madeleine Albright and then as President Clinton’s ambassador-at-large for war crimes issues, David Scheffer was at the forefront of the efforts that led to criminal tribunals for the Balkans, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and Cambodia, and that resulted in the creation of the permanent International Criminal Court. All the Missing Sou…
 
A talk by David Scheffer, Director of the Center for International Human Rights at Northwestern University. As senior adviser to Madeleine Albright and then as President Clinton’s ambassador-at-large for war crimes issues, David Scheffer was at the forefront of the efforts that led to criminal tribunals for the Balkans, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and Ca…
 
Since the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change was established in 1994, efforts to secure international agreement on climate policy have gained increasing attention, but compromise on the issues has not been easy to achieve.Door The Center for International Studies at the University of Chicago
 
Since the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change was established in 1994, efforts to secure international agreement on climate policy have gained increasing attention, but compromise on the issues has not been easy to achieve.Door The Center for International Studies at the University of Chicago
 
For the last decade, Venezuela’s “Bolivarian Revolution” has captured international attention. Poverty, inequality, and unemployment have all dropped, while health, education, and living standards have seen a commensurate rise. Venezuela Speaks! is the real, bottom-up account of the country's bloodless uprising and reorganization.Co-editor Carlos M…
 
For the last decade, Venezuela’s “Bolivarian Revolution” has captured international attention. Poverty, inequality, and unemployment have all dropped, while health, education, and living standards have seen a commensurate rise. Venezuela Speaks! is the real, bottom-up account of the country's bloodless uprising and reorganization.Co-editor Carlos M…
 
A talk by Robert Pape, Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. In their book "Cutting the Fuse", Robert A. Pape, James K. Feldman and the Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism examine every suicide terrorist attack worldwide from 1980 to 2009, nearly 2200 attacks in all. In this talk, Robert Pape presents their finding that…
 
In this talk, Robert Pape presents findings from the Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism demonstrating that, contrary to popular belief, religion alone motivates only a tiny minority of suicide attacks. Instead, the root cause is foreign military occupation, which triggers secular and religious people to carry out suicide attacks. From The Wo…
 
Rodolfo Pastor is Minister of Culture, Arts and Sports of Honduras, and, since the coup of June 28 that overthrew the government of President Manuel Zelaya, he has also been Visiting Professor of History at Harvard University. Pastor discusses the current political situation of Honduras, the Honduran political system, as well as the upcoming electi…
 
Imtiaz Gul is the Executive Director of the Centre for Research and Security Studies in Islamabad. He is the author of three books on the ongoing security concerns in South Asia: The Unholy Nexus, The Al-Qaeda Connection, and The Most Dangerous Place. Gul addresses the longer term political and social consequences of the floods in Pakistan of July …
 
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