26 episodes

Since 2015, Columbia Global Reports has been providing depth and clarity on global issues that are underreported. We don't just publish books, we use books to start conversations about topics that weren't getting the attention they deserved. At least, until we took them on. This podcast is your audio connection to these important topics.

Underreported with Nicholas Lemann Columbia Global Reports

    • Society & Culture
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Since 2015, Columbia Global Reports has been providing depth and clarity on global issues that are underreported. We don't just publish books, we use books to start conversations about topics that weren't getting the attention they deserved. At least, until we took them on. This podcast is your audio connection to these important topics.

    An Open Talk on Censorship: A Conversation with Jeffrey Wasserstrom

    An Open Talk on Censorship: A Conversation with Jeffrey Wasserstrom

    Jeffrey Wasserstrom, one of America's leading China specialists, helps us wade into the intricate and nuanced realities of China.

    • 28 min
    The Nuanced Literary Voices in China: A Conversation with Megan Walsh and Rosie Blau

    The Nuanced Literary Voices in China: A Conversation with Megan Walsh and Rosie Blau

    China is often seen as a monolith, especially by Westerners. Megan Walsh and Rosie Blau join us to help dispel the master narrative.

    • 28 min
    The Stories Chinese Fiction Reveals: A Conversation with Megan Walsh

    The Stories Chinese Fiction Reveals: A Conversation with Megan Walsh

    This season on Underreported with Nicholas Lemann, we’re focusing on our new book, The Subplot: What China Is Reading and Why It Matters, by journalist and critic Megan Walsh. Our three-part series explores not only the content of the book, but why it is worth our time and attention. The Stories Chinese Fiction RevealsA Conversation…

    • 20 min
    “We Want To Negotiate” with Joel Simon

    “We Want To Negotiate” with Joel Simon

    We're kicking off season two with guest Joel Simon, who in nearly two decades at the Committee to Protect Journalists has worked on dozens of hostages cases. He helps us tackle the question: Should governments pay ransom to terrorists?

    • 41 min
    Is Progressive Nationalism a Thing?

    Is Progressive Nationalism a Thing?

    Veteran reporter John B. Judis joins us to talk about his book, The Nationalist Revival, which examines the recent worldwide wave of nationalism.

    • 26 min
    New Kings of the World | Part One

    New Kings of the World | Part One

    Acclaimed Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto joins us to talk about her book, New Kings of the World, which examines the new arbiters of mass culture ―India’s Bollywood films, Turkey's soap operas, and South Korea's pop music.

    • 22 min

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