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Jan 27, 2020
Fukuyama on Liberalism, Dignity and Identity: In Conversation with Humeira Iqtidar and Paul SagarJanuary 27, 2020
Where are the fault lines in the modern liberal project? In this episode of the Governance Podcast, Dr Humeira Iqtidar and Dr Paul Sagar of King's College London tackle this question in a dialogue on Francis Fukuyama's new book, Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment. Subscribe on iTunes and Spotify Subscribe to the Governance Podcast on iTunes and ...
Jan 09, 2020
Migration and Economic Development: In Conversation with Volha CharnyshJanuary 09, 2020
How does migration affect economic development? In this episode of the Governance Podcast, Volha Charnysh (MIT) talks to Humeira Iqtidar (King's College London) about this complex relationship, drawing on extensive fieldwork and archival data on forced migration in Post-World War II Germany and Poland. Subscribe on iTunes and Spotify Subscribe to the Governance Podcast on ...
Dec 16, 2019
The Politics of Order in Informal Markets: In Conversation with Shelby GrossmanDecember 16, 2019
Social science theories suggest that informal governance thrives when the state is weak. Shelby Grossman of Stanford University argues otherwise. In this episode of the Governance Podcast, she sits down with John Meadowcroft (King's College London) to discuss the relationship between markets, states and informal institutions in Lagos, Nigeria. Subscribe on iTunes and Spotify Subscribe to the Governance Podcast on ...
Dec 04, 2019
The Governance of Science: In Conversation with Terence Kealey and David EdgertonDecember 04, 2019
How does science drive the economy? What are the origins of the creative sector, and how should it be governed? In this episode of the Governance Podcast, David Edgerton (King's College London) sits down with Terence Kealey (University of Buckingham) to discuss the counterintuitive role science plays, and should play, in society. Subscribe on iTunes and Spotify Subscribe to the Governance Podcast on ...
Nov 21, 2019
How Ideas Govern Public Life: A Conversation with Mark BevirNovember 21, 2019
What can we know about the social world, and how much of it can we control? How high are the stakes in the battle between positivism and interpretive social science? In this episode of the Governance Podcast, Mark Pennington (King’s College London) and Mark Bevir (UC Berkeley) discuss wide-ranging questions about the influence of philosophy and social science on public policy. Subscribe on iTunes and Spotify Subscribe to the Governance Podcast on ...
Nov 14, 2019
Self-Governing Social Orders, Economic Methods and Academic WomenNovember 14, 2019
In this special roundtable discussion on the Governance Podcast, we sit down with Jennifer Murtazashvili (Pittsburgh), Liya Palagashvili (SUNY Purchase) and Shruti Rajagopalan (Mercatus Center) to discuss their research on self-governing social orders outside the west, the future of economic methodology and the challenges women face in academic science. Subscribe on iTunes and Spotify Subscribe to the Governance Podcast on ...
Nov 05, 2019
Forms of Domination in the Market: A Conversation with Elizabeth AndersonNovember 05, 2019
Can employers wield dictatorial power over employees? Join us for a lively discussion between Mark Pennington (King’s College London) and Elizabeth Anderson (University of Michigan) on how power accumulates in the market, which institutions can ameliorate the problem, and how Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) as a discipline helps us understand the human condition. Subscribe on iTunes and Spotify Subscribe to the Governance Podcast on ...
Oct 29, 2019
Can We Trust the Polls? A Conversation With Roger MortimoreOctober 29, 2019
In this special episode of the Governance Podcast, we're partnering with Andrew Blick of the KCL Centre for British Politics and Government to discuss all things public opinion with Roger Mortimore, Professor at King's College London and Director of Political Analysis at Ipsos Mori. As a leading social scientist behind the UK general election exit poll, Professor Mortimore takes us through the origins, mechanics and surprising realities of predicting election outcomes. Subscribe on iTunes and...
Oct 09, 2019
States as Laboratories for Policy Experimentation: In Conversation with Jenna BednarOctober 09, 2019
How do states learn how to solve problems? Does federalism create chaos or diffuse conflict in complex societies? Join us for this conversation between Hanna Kleider (King’s College London) and Jenna Bednar (University of Michigan) on the key challenges and benefits of multi-layered governance. Subscribe on iTunes and Spotify Subscribe to the Governance Podcast on iTunes and ...
Aug 16, 2019
Post-Communism Derailed: A Conversation with Roger SchoenmanAugust 16, 2019
Thirty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, how are post-communist nations changing their relationship with the west? Are right wing populists in Central Europe successfully proposing a new philosophy of governance? In this episode of the Governance Podcast, Roger Schoenman (UC Santa Cruz) sits down with Tomas Maltby (King’s College London) to discuss the ever-shifting political and economic trajectory of post-communist Europe. Subscribe on iTunes and Spotify Subscribe to the...