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Disrupt is a revolutionary critical podcast that acts as an introduction to international relations (IR) for students, academics, and activists alike

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Disrupt is a revolutionary critical podcast that acts as an introduction to international relations (IR) for students, academics, and activists alike

    The Institutionalization of International Politics

    The Institutionalization of International Politics

    In Disrupt’s first episode on institutions, Gabi and Bridgett lay the groundwork for this series by unpacking the nature of institutions in international relations and examining Western orthodox theoretical perspectives on the history and purpose of institutions in contemporary international politics.

    After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and the Rebuilding of Order After Major Wars, by G. John Ikenberry

    Governing the World: The History of an Idea, 1815 to the Present, by Mark Mazower

    No Conquest, No Defeat: Iran’s National Security Strategy, by Ariane M. Tabatabai

    International Institutions and Feminist Politics, by Elisabeth Prügl



    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    Follow us on Twitter @disruptrcp or email us at disruptrcp@gmail.com.

    Disrupt is recorded and produced by Gabriella Gricius and Bridgett Neff-Hickman on the traditional and unceded territories of the Cowlitz, Clackamas, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, Arapaho, Cheyenne, and Ute Nations and peoples.

    • 17 min
    Exploring Nuclear Shadows: A People's Atlas of Nuclear Colorado

    Exploring Nuclear Shadows: A People's Atlas of Nuclear Colorado

    Dr. Shiloh Krupar and Sarah Kanouse join us to discuss their project A People’s Atlas of Nuclear Colorado, which explores Colorado as a microcosm of the U.S. nuclear apparatus. Using art, personal narrative, and scholarly reflections, the Atlas exposes the harmful externalities of the wide range of nuclear activities that Colorado has housed. We also discuss the role of critical theories in nuclear policymaking and their hopeful takes on the future of disrupting the nuclear status quo.

    • 57 min
    Ward Wilson: A Realist Guide to Eliminating Nuclear Weapons

    Ward Wilson: A Realist Guide to Eliminating Nuclear Weapons

    In this episode, we sit down with Ward Wilson, executive director of Realist Revolt, to discuss his pragmatic arguments against nuclear weapons and his ideas about how we can eliminate them permanently.



    RealistRevolt: Eliminating Nuclear Weapons

    Why we need a fundamental reappraisal of nuclear weapons policy

    How to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons: Parts 1-4

    African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement | Vincent J. Intondi



    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    Follow us on Twitter @disruptrcp or email us at disruptrcp@gmail.com.

    Disrupt is recorded and produced by Gabriella Gricius and Bridgett Neff-Hickman on the traditional and unceded territories of the Cowlitz, Clackamas, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, Arapaho, Cheyenne, and Ute Nations and peoples.

    • 39 min
    Post-Colonial and Feminist Imaginaries in Nuclear Politics

    Post-Colonial and Feminist Imaginaries in Nuclear Politics

    Dr. Catherine Eschle and Dr. Shine Choi join us to discuss the intersection between nuclear weapons, feminism, and postcolonialism. Given that nuclear politics are often centered on great power competition and militarism from the perspective of the Global North, Dr. Eschle and Dr. Choi highlight scholarship from the Global South as the locus for nuclear dialogues centered on alternative understandings of power, positionality, and empathy in global nuclear dialogues.



    Crossing Borders: a feminist history of Women Cross DMZ

    Everyday Life in the North Korean Revolution, 1945–1950

    Banning the Bomb, Smashing the Patriarchy by Ray Acheson



    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    Follow us on Twitter @disruptrcp or email us at disruptrcp@gmail.com.

    Disrupt is recorded and produced by Gabriella Gricius and Bridgett Neff-Hickman on the traditional and unceded territories of the Cowlitz, Clackamas, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, Arapaho, Cheyenne, and Ute Nations and peoples.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    They Lost Em: The Nuclear Pasts of Libya and South Africa

    They Lost Em: The Nuclear Pasts of Libya and South Africa

    This episode concludes our series on the three different categories of actors when it comes to nuclear states: those that have, those that want, and those that gave up nuclear weapons. Although many countries have pursued nuclear weapons to different degrees, South Africa and Libya are the only two to ever give up their nuclear weapons. In this episode, we walk through the very different contexts behind South African and Libyan disarmament as well as critical perspectives on these decisions.



    Libya Nuclear Disarmament | NTI

    South Africa | NTI

    Africa and the Atomic Bomb: Part I

    Africa and the Atomic Bomb: Part II



    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    Follow us on Twitter @disruptrcp or email us at disruptrcp@gmail.com.

    Disrupt is recorded and produced by Gabriella Gricius and Bridgett Neff-Hickman on the traditional and unceded territories of the Cowlitz, Clackamas, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, Arapaho, Cheyenne, and Ute Nations and peoples.

    • 25 min
    They Want 'Em: Nuclear Politics and Western Resistance in Iran and North Korea

    They Want 'Em: Nuclear Politics and Western Resistance in Iran and North Korea

    In this episode, we continue our series on the three different categories of actors when it comes to nuclear states: those that have, those that want, and those that gave up nuclear weapons. This episode focuses on Iran and North Korea as states in pursuit of nuclear programs despite international pressures to abandon their nuclear aspirations.



    The Facts Prove Iran Still Wants Nuclear Weapons

    Iran's Nuclear Program Timeline and History | NTI

    North Korea Nuclear Weapons Threat | Nuclear Proliferation North Korea | NTI

    The Ideological Construction of Iran in The NYT: Australian Journal of Linguistics: Vol 32, No 3

    Behind Iran's Nuclear Pursuit?: Peace Review: Vol 18, No 3

    Iran, Nuclear Proliferation and the NPT: Why Does Such Doublespeak Perpetuate?

    No Exit: North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, and International Security

    POSTCOLONIAL PERSPECTIVES ON NUCLEAR NON- PROLIFERATION

    Iran v ‘the international community’: a postcolonial analysis of the negotiations on the Iranian nuclear program

    NUKEMAP by Alex Wellerstein



    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    Follow us on Twitter @disruptrcp or email us at disruptrcp@gmail.com.

    Disrupt is recorded and produced by Gabriella Gricius and Bridgett Neff-Hickman on the traditional and unceded territories of the Cowlitz, Clackamas, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, Arapaho, Cheyenne, and Ute Nations and peoples.

    • 37 min

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