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Explores the intersection between the Covid-19 pandemic and democratic politics and policy.

Covid-19 and Democracy Podcast Peter Finn

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Explores the intersection between the Covid-19 pandemic and democratic politics and policy.

    Audio Briefing: The impact of COVID-19 on A-Levels since 2020, and what it means for higher education in 2022/23

    Audio Briefing: The impact of COVID-19 on A-Levels since 2020, and what it means for higher education in 2022/23

    This Audio Briefing focused on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on A-Levels and higher education in 2022/23 is written by Peter Finn, Radu Cinpoes, and Emily Hill, all of Kingston University.



    A written version of this briefing was published at: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/impact-of-covid19-on-a-levels/



    This Audio Briefing is read by Emily Hill.



    The Covid-19 and Democracy Podcast is an output of The Covid-19 and Democracy Project, which is based at Kingston University, London.



    The podcast aims to capture in real-time the fervent intellectual debate at the intersections between the Covid-19 pandemic and democratic politics and policy.



    Principle Investigator and podcast Presenter and Producer: Pete Finn (p.finn@kingston.ac.uk)



    Follow: @C19andDemoProj



    Original music by Sovereign Heights

    • 17 min
    Iterative rather than linear: Teaching Development during the Covid-19 Pandemic

    Iterative rather than linear: Teaching Development during the Covid-19 Pandemic

    This episode oN teaching development in UK higher education during the Covid-19 Pandemic features Sam Saunders of the University of Chester



    You can follow Sam at: @samfordsaunders



    The Covid-19 and Democracy Podcast is an output of The Covid-19 and Democracy Project, which is based at Kingston University, London.



    The podcast aims to capture in real-time the fervent intellectual debate at the intersections between the Covid-19 pandemic and democratic politics and policy.



    Principle Investigator and podcast Presenter and Producer: Pete Finn (p.finn@kingston.ac.uk)



    Follow: @C19andDemoProj



    Original music by Sovereign Heights

    • 32 min
    'Please wear a mask long enough to vote against me': The politics of the US policy response to Covid-19 Pt.2

    'Please wear a mask long enough to vote against me': The politics of the US policy response to Covid-19 Pt.2

    This episode is the second of two exploring the politics of the US policy response to Covid-19.



    It features Clodagh Harrington (De Montfort University) and Alex Waddan (Leicester University).



    This episode explores the politics of the US policy response to Covid-19 during the Biden and Trump administration.



    The Covid-19 and Democracy Podcast is an output of The Covid-19 and Democracy Project, which is based at Kingston University, London.



    The podcast aims to capture in real-time the fervent intellectual debate at the intersections between the Covid-19 pandemic and democratic politics and policy.



    Principle Investigator and podcast Presenter and Producer: Pete Finn (p.finn@kingston.ac.uk)



    Follow: @C19andDemoProj



    Original music by Sovereign Heights

    • 36 min
    'Please wear a mask long enough to vote against me': The politics of the US policy response to Covid-19 Pt.1

    'Please wear a mask long enough to vote against me': The politics of the US policy response to Covid-19 Pt.1

    This episode is the first of two exploring the politics of the US policy response to Covid-19. 



    It features Clodagh Harrington (De Montfort University) and Alex Waddan (Leicester University).



    This episode acts a primer both on US politics in general, and how the US has responded to previous pandemics.



    The Covid-19 and Democracy Podcast is an output of The Covid-19 and Democracy Project, which is based at Kingston University, London.



    The podcast aims to capture in real-time the fervent intellectual debate at the intersections between the Covid-19 pandemic and democratic politics and policy.



    Principle Investigator and podcast Presenter and Producer: Pete Finn (p.finn@kingston.ac.uk)



    Follow: @C19andDemoProj



    Original music by Sovereign Heights

    • 20 min
    Failing to Maintain a post-SARS infrastructure: Canadian Intelligence and Covid-19

    Failing to Maintain a post-SARS infrastructure: Canadian Intelligence and Covid-19

    This episode on Canadian Intelligence and Covid-19 features Wesley Wark




    Wesley is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation




    Has published extensively in the field of intelligence studies 




    He served two terms on the prime minister of Canada’s Advisory Council on National Security (2005–2009) 




    He sat on the Advisory Committee to the President of the Canada Border Services Agency from 2006 to 2010 




    He is the co-editor (with Christopher Andrew and Richard J. Aldrich) of Secret Intelligence: A Reader, second edition (Routledge, 2019), now in its second edition 



    There were some technical issues that mean that the audio in the final third of this interview is at a lower volume that the earlier parts. Apologies for this.



    The Covid-19 and Democracy Podcast is an output of The Covid-19 and Democracy Project, which is based at Kingston University, London.



    The podcast aims to capture in real-time the fervent intellectual debate at the intersections between the Covid-19 pandemic and democratic politics and policy.



    Principle Investigator and podcast Presenter and Producer: Pete Finn (p.finn@kingston.ac.uk)



    Follow: @C19andDemoProj



    Original music by Sovereign Heights

    • 42 min
    It's about the students: UK HE and the Covid-19 Pandemic

    It's about the students: UK HE and the Covid-19 Pandemic

    This episode on UK HE and the Covid-19 Pandemic features Mel Haywood of Birmingham City University.



    Mel is the Director of the Educational Development Service at Birmingham City University.



    The Covid-19 and Democracy Podcast is an output of The Covid-19 and Democracy Project, which is based at Kingston University, London.



    The podcast aims to capture in real-time the fervent intellectual debate at the intersections between the Covid-19 pandemic and democratic politics and policy.



    Principle Investigator and podcast Presenter and Producer: Pete Finn (p.finn@kingston.ac.uk)



    Follow: @C19andDemoProj



    Original music by Sovereign Heights

    • 33 min

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