60 episodes

Conversations on governance with leading social scientists around the world. Run by the Centre for the Study of Governance and Society at King’s College London.

The Governance Podcast Centre for the Study of Governance and Society

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Conversations on governance with leading social scientists around the world. Run by the Centre for the Study of Governance and Society at King’s College London.

    Bettering Humanomics: A Conversation with Deirdre McCloskey

    Bettering Humanomics: A Conversation with Deirdre McCloskey

    This episode explores Prof McCloskey’s criticism of the way the discipline of economics has unfortunately been separated from matters of ethics, the importance of liberal values for human progress, and her calls for a human-centered approach to economics called ‘humanomics’.

    • 55 min
    Cultures of Expertise in Economics: In Conversation with Dr. Danielle Guizzo

    Cultures of Expertise in Economics: In Conversation with Dr. Danielle Guizzo

    On this week’s episode of the Governance Podcast, our Director Mark Pennington interviews Dr. Danielle Guizzo from University of Bristol. This episode is titled “Cultures of Expertise in Economics”. This episode explores the way in which the discipline of Economics has evolved over the years, the way economists achieved their status as scientific experts, and how pluralism and diversity may be promoted within the wider discipline.

    • 1 hr
    Governing Markets as Knowledge Commons with Dr. Erwin Dekker

    Governing Markets as Knowledge Commons with Dr. Erwin Dekker

    On this week’s episode of the Governance Podcast, our Director Prof. Mark Pennington interviews Dr. Erwin Dekker from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

    This episode is titled “Governing Markets as Knowledge Commons”, which features Erwin’s recently co-edited volume with Cambridge University Press, Governing Markets as Knowledge Commons.

    The Guest
    Dr. Erwin Dekker is senior fellow with the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics and a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

    He has recently published Jan Tinbergen (1903-1994) and the Rise of Economic Expertise (2021) and The Viennese Students of Civilization (2016), as well as the edited volume Governing Markets as Knowledge Commons (2021) all with Cambridge University Press.

    He has published in professional journals regarding history of economics, methodology of economics, cultural economics and economic sociology. He is currently working on a history of the intellectual descendants of the German Historical School as well as a project on markets at the margins of society, so-called grey zones.

    He has previously worked as assistant professor of cultural economics at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.

    • 1 hr
    Counterfactual History with Niall Ferguson

    Counterfactual History with Niall Ferguson

    On this week’s episode of the Governance Podcast, our Associate Director Dr. Samuel DeCanio interviews historian Niall Ferguson from the Hoover Institution. This episode is titled “Counterfactual History with Niall Ferguson”.

    • 44 min
    Sovereignty and International Law: In Conversation with Carmen Pavel

    Sovereignty and International Law: In Conversation with Carmen Pavel

    On this week’s episode of the Governance Podcast, our Director Prof. Mark Pennington interviews Prof. Carmen Pavel from the Department of Political Economy at King’s College London. This episode is titled “Sovereignty and International Law”, which features Carmen’s recently published book with Oxford University Press Law Beyond the State.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    How Neo-Liberal are Contemporary Modes of Governance? In Conversation with Will Davies

    How Neo-Liberal are Contemporary Modes of Governance? In Conversation with Will Davies

    On this week’s episode of the Governance Podcast, our Director Prof. Mark Pennington interviews Prof. Will Davies from Goldsmiths, University of London. This episode is titled “How Neo-Liberal are Contemporary Modes of Governance?”

    • 1 hr

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JulchenJuli ,

Very interesting & relevant topics

Particularly enjoyed the episode with Jesse Norman MP.

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