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Podcasts from members of St Antony's College, listen as they talk about their research on from such varied and significsant subjects such as the challenge of COVID-19, the end of the cold war, the importance of digital new and fake news.

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Podcasts from members of St Antony's College, listen as they talk about their research on from such varied and significsant subjects such as the challenge of COVID-19, the end of the cold war, the importance of digital new and fake news.

    St Antony's Looks At the World - Ep 1: Professor Simukai Chigudu

    St Antony's Looks At the World - Ep 1: Professor Simukai Chigudu

    Professor Simukai Chigudu, Associate Professor of African Politics, joins us to discuss his book The Political Life of an Epidemic: Cholera, Crisis and Citizenship in Zimbabwe and the lessons for today.

    • 24 min
    Antony's Looks At the World - Ep 2: Professor Thomas Hale

    Antony's Looks At the World - Ep 2: Professor Thomas Hale

    Professor Thomas Hale, Associate Professor in Global Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government; Fellow of St Antony's College discusses his recent pioneering work on the Covid-19 response tracker. See the Oxford Covid-19 Government Response Tracker here - https://www.bsg.ox.ac.uk/research/research-projects/coronavirus-government-response-tracker
    and more about Professor Hale and his work here -www.bsg.ox.ac.uk/people/thomas-hale

    • 23 min
    St Antony's Looks at the World - Ep. 3 Professor Kalypso Nicolaïdis

    St Antony's Looks at the World - Ep. 3 Professor Kalypso Nicolaïdis

    Professor of International Relations, Faculty Fellow, St Antonys College discusses her recent reflections on the Coronavirus pandemic and what it means for our story and myth. Professor Nicolaïdis' fascinating article on the new Eruvian Age - https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/can-europe-make-it/coronavirus-towards-eruvian-age/
    Her brilliant book - Brexit, Reckoning, Sacrifice - https://unbound.com/books/exodus-reckoning-sacrifice/

    • 27 min
    St Antony's Looks at the World - Ep. 4 - Professor Archie Brown

    St Antony's Looks at the World - Ep. 4 - Professor Archie Brown

    For our fourth episode of St Antony's Looks at the World, we have Emeritus Fellow Professor Archie Brown discussing his latest book - 'The Human Factor: Gorbachev, Reagan, and Thatcher, and the End of the Cold War'. Interviewed by Dr Julie Newton, Research Fellow.
    The Human Factor - https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-human-factor-9780198748700?lang=en&cc=gb
    Professor Archie Brown - www.sant.ox.ac.uk/people/archie-brown
    Dr Julie Newton - www.sant.ox.ac.uk/people/julie-newton

    • 44 min
    St Antony's Looks at the World Ep 5: Adam Pourahmadi

    St Antony's Looks at the World Ep 5: Adam Pourahmadi

    For our fifth edition of St Antony's Looks at the World we are delighted to be joined by Adam Pourahmadi (MPhil Modern Middle Eastern Studies, 2015), Digital Producer at CNN. We discuss the importance of digital in news today, breaking big stories, his journey to CNN, and fake news! Some of Adam's stories are below:
    Fear and Anxiety in Wuhan - www.facebook.com/watch/?v=3452279414846813
    Solar in Coal Country - www.facebook.com/cnn/videos/2442768839345193/

    • 19 min
    St Antony's Looks at the World Ep 6: Professor Sir John Redwood MP with Dr Zachary Karabell

    St Antony's Looks at the World Ep 6: Professor Sir John Redwood MP with Dr Zachary Karabell

    For our sixth edition of St Antony’s Looks at the World, we present two of our most distinguished alumni: Professor the Rt Hon Sir John Redwood (History, 1971) interviewed by Dr Zachary Karabell (Middle Eastern Studies, 1988). Introduced by the Warden Professor Roger Goodman. Sir John has had a long and distinguished career as a Conservative politician in the UK, in addition to which he is also a businessman and academic. Dr Karabell is also a polymath, combining a highly successful career in finance in the US with his work as an author, columnist and commentator. Tune in as they discuss whether or not Covid-19 is a turning point in history, covering along the way the digital revolution, the relationship between the citizen and the state, and the role of central banks. Is this the end of globalisation? Listen and find out! For more about their respective background and careers, please follow the links below.
    www.Johnredwoodsdiary.com
    www.Zacharykarabell.com

    • 30 min

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