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The world is anarchical - If you’re powerful enough, then rules don’t matter. But what are the rules? And who follows them? Global affairs is fascinating and complex – States of Anarchy will help you make sense of it. Foreign policy enthusiast, Hamsini Hariharan tackles issues in the the fields of international relations, global affairs and foreign policy to give you the context you need to make sense of the 21 st century.

States of Anarchy with Hamsini Hariharan IVM Podcasts

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The world is anarchical - If you’re powerful enough, then rules don’t matter. But what are the rules? And who follows them? Global affairs is fascinating and complex – States of Anarchy will help you make sense of it. Foreign policy enthusiast, Hamsini Hariharan tackles issues in the the fields of international relations, global affairs and foreign policy to give you the context you need to make sense of the 21 st century.

    Ep. 87: Championing Climate Diplomacy

    Ep. 87: Championing Climate Diplomacy

    Dr. Dhanasree Jayaram joins host Hamsini Hariharan on episode 87 of States of Anarchy to discuss India’s approaches to climate diplomacy and the international climate order.
    If you have questions about international relations or foreign policy, send them to us via email at ivmstatesofanarchy@gmail.com, DM us on Twitter @HamsiniH (https://twitter.com/omeriHamsini) or on Instagram @statesofanarchy (https://www.instagram.com/statesofanarchy/). Your question will be featured on the new QnA segment of States of Anarchy which appears every fortnight!
    Kartikeya Reddy did some background research for this episode.
    Reading List:
    1) Books by Subhash C Kashyap: (https://amzn.to/3iFzXhG)
    2) Books by Lavanya Rajamani (https://amzn.to/3iSAmxt)
    3) World Resources Institute (https://bit.ly/3cHpQVD)
    4) Center for Science and Environment (https://www.cseindia.org/)
    5) The Energy and Resources Institute (https://www.teriin.org/)
    6) Sujata Byravan (https://www.epw.in/author/sujatha-byravan)
    7) Lydia Powell (https://www.orfonline.org/people-expert/lydia-powell/)
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
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    • 52 min
    Ep. 86: The Hand Behind the Throne

    Ep. 86: The Hand Behind the Throne

    Is there any Chinese backing to the Myanmar army in their takeover? What impact will it have on India? In episode 86 of States of Anarchy, Hamsini answers a listener's question on the coup in Myanmar.
    If you have questions about international relations or foreign policy, send them to us via email at ivmstatesofanarchy@gmail.com or DM us on Twitter @HamsiniH (https://twitter.com/omeriHamsini) or on Instagram @statesofanarchy (https://www.instagram.com/statesofanarchy/). Your question can be featured on the QnA segment of States of Anarchy which appears every fortnight!
    Read More:
    1) Myanmar embraces Russian arms to offset China’s influence - (https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Myanmar-Coup/Myanmar-embraces-Russian-arms-to-offset-China-s-influence)
    2) Ripple Effects of Myanmar Coup Felt in India’s Northeast - (https://thediplomat.com/2021/02/ripple-effects-of-myanmar-coup-felt-in-indias-northeast/)
    3) Ep. 75 of States of Anarchy: The Tatmadaw Takes Power (https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/show/states-of-anarchy-with-hamsini-hariharan-Rr4RYra1DnyblzcC/episode/ep-75-the-tatmadaw-takes-power-oxlb-IL6zhwVZWC30tZQi?startTime=0)
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
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    • 9 min
    Ep. 85: Looking Back at Tiananmen

    Ep. 85: Looking Back at Tiananmen

    Vijay Gokhale joins host Hamsini Hariharan on episode 85 of States of Anarchy to discuss his ringside view of the Tiananmen Square Protests in 1989.
    If you have questions about international relations or foreign policy, send them to us via email ivmstatesofanarchy@gmail.com, DM us on Twitter @HamsiniH (https://twitter.com/omeriHamsini) or on Instagram @statesofanarchy (https://www.instagram.com/statesofanarchy/). Your question will be featured on the new QnA segment of States of Anarchy which appears every fortnight!
    Kartikeya Reddy did some background research for this episode.
    Read More:
    1) Tiananmen Square: The Making of a Protest - Vijay Gokhale (https://www.amazon.in/Tiananmen-Square-Protest-Vijay-Gokhale-ebook/dp/B08Z73XJS5/)
    2) The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited - Louisa Lim (https://www.amazon.in/Peoples-Republic-Amnesia-Tiananmen-Revisited/dp/0190227915)
    3) June Fourth: The Tiananmen Protests and Beijing Massacre of 1989 - Jeremy Brown - (https://www.amazon.com/June-Fourth-Tiananmen-Protests-Approaches/dp/1107042070)
    4) Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyang (https://www.amazon.in/Prisoner-State-Secret-Journal-Premier/dp/1439149399)
    5) The Tiananmen Papers - Liang Zhang, Andrew J Nathan, Perry Link, Orville Schell - (https://www.amazon.com/Tiananmen-Papers-Liang-Zhang/dp/1586481223)
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app

    • 51 min
    Ep. 84: Don’t Call it the Indian Variant

    Ep. 84: Don’t Call it the Indian Variant

    Why should we not refer to covid-19 as the China virus or the Indian variant? Hamsini Hariharan breaks down the conventions behind disease naming in episode 84 of States of Anarchy. If you have questions about international relations or foreign policy, send them to us via email ivmstatesofanarchy@gmail.com or DM us on Twitter @HamsiniH (https://twitter.com/omeriHamsini) or on Instagram @statesofanarchy (https://www.instagram.com/statesofanarchy/). Your question can be featured on the QnA segment of States of Anarchy which appears every fortnight!
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app

    • 10 min
    Ep. 83: The View from Jerusalem

    Ep. 83: The View from Jerusalem

    Mayuri Mukherjee joins host Hamsini Hariharan to discuss the view from Jerusalem on the recent outbreak of the Israel-Palestine conflict. If you have questions about international relations or foreign policy, send them to us via email ivmstatesofanarchy@gmail.com, DM us on Twitter @HamsiniH (https://twitter.com/omeriHamsini) or on Instagram @statesofanarchy (https://www.instagram.com/statesofanarchy/). Your question will be featured on the new QnA segment of States of Anarchy which appears every fortnight!
    Read More:
    1) Righteous Victims - Benny Morris
    https://www.amazon.com/Righteous-Victims-Zionist-Arab-Conflict-1881-2001/dp/0679744754

    2)  The Question of Palestine - Edward Said
    https://www.amazon.in/Question-Palestine-Vintage-Edward-Said/dp/0679739882
    3) The Gaza Strip: The Political Economy of De-Development- Sara Roy

    https://www.amazon.in/Gaza-Strip-Political-Economy-Development/dp/0887282601

    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ep. 82: The Geopolitics of COVID-19 Responses

    Ep. 82: The Geopolitics of COVID-19 Responses

    Is the UN a dummy body? How do geopolitical relationships shape by COVID responses? On episode 82 host Hamsini Hariharan answers questions about how geopolitics shapes covid responses and the world order.
    If you have questions about international relations or foreign policy, send them to us via email ivmstatesofanarchy@gmail.com or DM us on Twitter @HamsiniH (https://twitter.com/omeriHamsini) or on Instagram @statesofanarchy (https://www.instagram.com/statesofanarchy/). Your question can be featured on the new QnA segment of States of Anarchy which appears every fortnight!
    Read More:
    1) Our Work | United Nations - (https://bit.ly/3xZdn8T)
    2) Reformed UN is indispensable, says Dr. Shashi Tharoor- (https://bit.ly/3bfi1G4)
    3) The Role of the UN General Assembly - (https://on.cfr.org/3uzvuQP)
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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Wonderful Podcast

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Insightful conversation on current affairs and geopolitics

The podcast helps me keep up to date on world affairs, educate myself on relations between different countries and provokes me to think about my own stand on politics. Highly recommend.

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Must listen if you like external affairs

This podcasts is like a gold mine. For those love to read and listen the India’s foreign affairs and also current topics.

Narration is very finely done. And guest on every episodes are very intellectual. This podcast recently completed its golden jubilee. And hope for many more episodes to come.

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