In the first episode of our new themed podcast series War and Peace, Dr. Valentin Schatz talks about the issues of arbitration concerning territorial domination, citing examples of Chagos Archipelago and the South China Sea, while emphasizing the need for a reasoned and balanced argument when it comes to territorial sovereignty, in the context of his work.
In the first episode of our new themed series Migration, Dr. Elspeth Guild takes us through the trajectory of abolition and re-introduction of border control in the Schengen states from its formation in 1985 to the present day, in the context of her work.
In this episode, Dr. Ulrich Schmiedel and Dr. Joshua Ralston help listeners find answers to this question with respect to Europe and America through a discussion of their book The Spirit of Populism: Political Theologies in Polarized Times.
In this new episode of Humanities Matter, François Guesnet, Professor of Modern Jewish History in the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University College London, traces the travails and triumphs of the Jewish community in Eastern Europe from the Middle Ages to the present, based on his edited volume.
In episode 5 of this podcast series, Dr. Lauren Cifuentes discusses her book A Guide to Administering Distance Learning and talks about how she was preparing for a shift to the online model of education even before the pandemic.
In episode 4 of this podcast series, Susana Gonçalves and Suzanne Majhanovich discuss their book Pandemic, Disruption and Adjustment in Higher Education and talk about the changing needs of students today, the challenges of tailoring higher education to be in tandem with the growing world of technology, and how to maintain integrity and mental health in the face of it all.
In episode 3 of this podcast, Dr. Rosemary Sage and Dr. Riccarda Matteucci discuss their book and talk about education in their day, what it has become for Gen Z, and lessons from pockets of the world where robots, online learning, and the science of human interest have been accounted for in education programs.