Podcasts from The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)
Rising Tides: Disaster Management Perspectives from India and Bangladesh
In this Asia Insight podcast, Tom Lutken speaks about disaster management in South Asia with Pushp Bajaj of India's National Maritime Foundation and Mohammad Hasan of the Christian Commission for Development in Bangladesh. As climate change and vulnerable populations create a perfect storm for natural disasters in South Asia, both experts highlight the challenges of today and the best path forward for the region to overcome the challenges of tomorrow.
Lessons Learned: Disaster Management perspectives from Japan and Taiwan
In this Asia Insight podcast, Tom Lutken speaks with T.H. Schee of Open Knowledge Taiwan and Takako Izumi of Tohoku University about the disaster management lessons learned from the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. With changes brought about by technology and global warming, alongside the ongoing impacts of a global pandemic, both experts weigh in on how our best practices for dealing with disasters can be informed by the past to better prepare for an uncertain future.
China’s Shift to Gray-Zone Operations: Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance
NBR research director Alison Szalwinski interviews Admiral Jonathan Greenert, who holds the John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security Studies at NBR. Admiral Greenert discusses the recent report "Murky Waters in the East China Sea: Chinese Gray-Zone Operations and U.S.-Japan Alliance Cooperation," which examines key obstacles for the U.S.-Japan alliance in responding to Chinese gray-zone operations.
North Korea in the New Normal: Implications for Regional Security
In this episode of Asia Insight, Alison Szalwinski speaks with Stephanie Char about her essay in NBR’s Emerging Voices on the New Normal in Asia series, “North Korea’s Covid-19 Choice: Greater Diplomatic and Economic Isolation.”
Chinese and Indian Vaccine Diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific
In this episode of Asia Insight, Alison Szalwinski speaks with Shiming Yang about her essay in NBR’s Emerging Voices on the New Normal in Asia series, “Rising-Power Competition: The Covid-19 Vaccine Diplomacy of China and India.”
Power Rivalry in South Asia amid the Pandemic
In this episode of Asia Insight, Karolos Karnikis speaks with Bhagya Senaratne about her essay in NBR’s Emerging Voices on the New Normal in Asia series, “The Covid-19 Pandemic and the Power Rivalry in South Asia.”
Sound quality is bad
Fascinating topics and discussion. But poor audio quality.
Re: Promoting Good Governance in the Global Commons
Too generic. Not enough specific information. Did not learn anything new.