16 episodes

The Orders Beyond Borders podcast series seeks to provide a platform for established and emerging researchers in International Relations, Global Governance, and Comparative Politics. Tune in for interviews, commentary, reading tips and research insights relating to all things global.

Orders Beyond Border‪s‬ WZB Berlin Social Science Center, bringing you conversations with leading scholars on Global Governance and International Relations.

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The Orders Beyond Borders podcast series seeks to provide a platform for established and emerging researchers in International Relations, Global Governance, and Comparative Politics. Tune in for interviews, commentary, reading tips and research insights relating to all things global.

    Episode 16: Nicholas Harrington on polarizing politics and epistemological value of quantum theory

    Episode 16: Nicholas Harrington on polarizing politics and epistemological value of quantum theory

    In this episode of our interview series, Ananya Bordoloi talks to visiting researcher Nicholas Harrington from the University of Sydney, Australia

    Listen in, as Nicholas discusses his dissertation exploring quantum physicist Niels Bohr's idea of Complementarity to political philosophy and how it can aid in resolving polarizing politics.

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    • 25 min
    Episode 15: Siddharth Mallavarapu on postcolonial approaches in IR and the politics of knowledge

    Episode 15: Siddharth Mallavarapu on postcolonial approaches in IR and the politics of knowledge

    In this episode of our interview series, Lynda Iroulo talks to Prof. Siddharth Mallavarapu from the Department of International Relations and Governance Studies at Shiv Nadar University, Uttar Pradesh, India.

    Listen in, as Prof. Mallavarapu shares his thoughts on the current state of IR, how the discipline can profit from incorporating perspectives from the Global South and the politics of knowledge.

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    • 25 min
    Episode 14: Jonas Tallberg on IO legitimacy, global governance and his favourite books

    Episode 14: Jonas Tallberg on IO legitimacy, global governance and his favourite books

    This week, we are speaking with Prof. Dr. Jonas Tallberg. He teaches Political Science at Stockholm University and researches global governance, European Union politics and international organizations.

    Hear Tallberg and our host Jakob Angeli talk about the legitimacy of international organizations, whether we are witnessing a crisis in global governance and his favourite books both in and outside Political Science.

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    • 34 min
    Episode 13: James Currey on Publishing African Literature

    Episode 13: James Currey on Publishing African Literature

    In this episode of our interview series, our host Lynda Iroulo talks to James Currey, co-founder of the Oxford-based James Currey Publishers and, together with Nigerian poet Chinua Achebe, creator of the African Writers Series launched in 1962.

    Listen in, as Currey gives insight into his first steps in the publishing business and contemporary African literature, and why he doesn’t intend to stop what he is doing any time soon.

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    • 24 min
    Episode 12: Sifiso Ndlovu on the Soweto Youth Uprising (II)

    Episode 12: Sifiso Ndlovu on the Soweto Youth Uprising (II)

    In this week's podcast episode, listen to the second half of Lynda Iroulo's conversation with Prof. Dr. Sifiso Ndlovu, who took part in the 1976 Soweto youth protests against the oppressive apartheid regime.

    After talking about the events preceding the uprising in part one, hear Prof. Ndlovu speak about what happened on June 16, 1976, the paths that protesters have taken afterwards and his advice to young people today.

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    • 16 min
    Episode 11: Sifiso Ndlovu on the Soweto Youth Uprising (I)

    Episode 11: Sifiso Ndlovu on the Soweto Youth Uprising (I)

    In this brand new episode of our interview series, our host Lynda Iroulo talks to Dr. Sifiso Ndlovu, Professor of History at the University of South Africa and executive director of the South African Democracy Education Trust.

    Listen in, as Prof. Ndlovu talks about how he experienced the Soweto Youth Uprising in June 1976 as a 14-year-old boy, the role of the Afrikaans language in education, and how an initial dissatisfaction led to a historic event in part I of the interview. Tune in next week to listen to part II!

    For more, please visit our blog at
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    • 25 min

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