6 episodes

In this podcast series we speak to experts, practitioners, thinkers and decision-makers who are involved in studying, understanding and operationalising human security.

Humans of Securit‪y‬ Trilateral Research

    • Social Sciences

In this podcast series we speak to experts, practitioners, thinkers and decision-makers who are involved in studying, understanding and operationalising human security.

    Episode 05: Listen to the silence, a conversation with Gyöngyi Kovács

    Episode 05: Listen to the silence, a conversation with Gyöngyi Kovács

    In this episode we speak to Prof. Gyöngyi Kovács, a Professor in Humanitarian Logistics, about managing humanitarian logistics in conflicts and crisis. We discuss how those parts of the world that are most affected by human insecurities are often those that are the hardest to reach, or to operate in as a humanitarian organisation, or […]

    • 39 min
    Episode 04: Human Security and the Power of Dialogue, a conversation with Fred Koolhof

    Episode 04: Human Security and the Power of Dialogue, a conversation with Fred Koolhof

    In this episode, we speak with Fred Koolhof about the power of dialogue in facilitating communication between groups and understanding and resolving conflict. This conversation is especially relevant to the people-centric concept of human security, which compels us to think more deeply about understanding how different groups and populations develop their own sense of safety and security.  Fred is a reserve officer in the Dutch military. He has worked as a civil-military […]

    • 32 min
    Episode 03: Human Security and Civil Military Coordination, a conversation with Rachel Agelou

    Episode 03: Human Security and Civil Military Coordination, a conversation with Rachel Agelou

    Coming to us directly from the field, in this podcast Rachel Agelou talks to us about her human security work at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), including its work in military communication. From Rachel we learn how different crisis actors – military and humanitarian sector – operate in the same space in order to facilitate human security. Rachel, like our guest in episode 4, emphasises the importance of using a common language to enable […]

    • 32 min
    Episode 02: Human Security from Dissertation to Deployment, a conversation with Lt Col Leon Marshall

    Episode 02: Human Security from Dissertation to Deployment, a conversation with Lt Col Leon Marshall

    In this episode, we speak with Major Leon Marshall, a UK Royal Marine Commando who is focussing on what human security means for UK forces, specifically the Commandos. Leon discusses how he first become introduced to the concept of human security and then went on to study the concept in-depth for his dissertation. He talks about the changing nature of military activities in light of the evolution of the contemporary operating environment, and also touches […]

    • 29 min
    Episode 01: Human Security from Below, a conversation with Dr Martijn Dekker

    Episode 01: Human Security from Below, a conversation with Dr Martijn Dekker

    In this podcast our guest, an academic at Amsterdam University, makes us think about how people view security from their own perspective and what it really means to be secure or to have human security. Martijn also discusses different actors who provide security to the populations, including organised crime groups. Listen to this episode to find out about human security for whom and by whom.    Martijn Dekker is […]

    • 37 min
    Introduction to Humans of Security

    Introduction to Humans of Security

    In this episode, Julia Muraszkiewicz and Toby Fenton introduce the Humans of Security podcast by outlining the concept of human security and why it matters. In particular, they focus on what human security means for military planners and decision-makers.   Dr Julia Muraszkiewicz is a Senior Research Manager at Trilateral Research. She examines human trafficking, criminal and human rights law, human security, and can (also) be found thinking about the future. Toby Fenton is an Associate Product Manager at […]

    • 5 min

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