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Welcome to the home of ISA's growing family of podcasts. This page will be a work in progress while we develop our content and coordinate with sections and caucuses to facilitate their recordings. Please check back or keep an eye on our Twitter or Facebook to learn about new additions!

ISA Podcasts

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The Teaching Curve

The Teaching Curve is a podcast exploring the teaching and learning of global issues. The Teaching Curve can be contacted on Twitter at @TeachingCurve or by email at TeachingCurve@isanet.org.

 

Episodes of The Teaching Curve will appear in this space soon! In the meantime, visit our On Demand content area to listen.

 

Podcasts from Our Sections

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Science, Technology, and Art in International Relations (STAIR)

The ISA-STAIR podcast is a place for academic discussions related to science, technology, and art in International Relations. The point of contact for this podcast is Vic Castro, by email at vica@ifs.ku.dk.

 

EPISODE 6: Beheadings, prisons, and duress, with Asees Puri and Pedro Maia (Best Graduate Paper 2022)

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(March 1, 2022) In advance of the celebration of this year’s STAIR awards at the International Studies Association annual conference in Nashville later this March, we are inviting our awardees to speak on our podcast. Asees Puri and Pedro Dos Santos Maia (Graduate Institute, Geneva) have received our very first Best Graduate Paper award for their co-authored paper "Diagrams of Ruination: Beheadings, Prisons, and the Un/Making of Violent Remains", presented at the ISA conference in 2021.

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EPISODE 5: Law and technology in Africa, with Olufunmilayo Arewa (Best Book 2022)

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(March 1, 2022) In advance of the celebration of this year’s STAIR awards at the International Studies Association annual conference in Nashville later this March, we are inviting our awardees to speak on our podcast. Professor Olufunmilayo (Funmi) Arewa (Temple University) has received our 2022 Best Book award for Disrupting Africa: Technology, Law, and Development, published in 2021 by Cambridge University Press.

You can view the full episode description by clicking one of the "Listen on..." links above.

 

EPISODE 4: Music and internet governance, with Marianne Franklin (Distinguished Scholar 2022)

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(February 15, 2022) In advance of the celebration of this year's STAIR awards at the International Studies Association annual conference in Nashville later this March, we are interviewing our awardees. Professor Marianne Franklin (Goldsmiths, University of London) is our 2022 Distinguished Scholar, and in this episode, she discusses her career studying Internet governance and the politics of music – with insights from Marxism, feminist technoscience, and postcoloniality.

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EPISODE 3: Counter-terrorism financing trials, with Tasniem Anwar

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(February 15, 2022) How can one research counter-terrorism financing trials while following the various forms of expertise, as well as the colonial and gendered dynamics in the courtroom? This third episode of the STAIR podcast invites Tasniem Anwar, assistant professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, to talk about her recently-finished PhD dissertation at the University of Amsterdam. She points to the usefulness of postcolonial science and technology studies to make sense of the field.

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EPISODE 2: Boundary work, cybersecurity, and bureaucracies, with Clare Stevens

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(December 9, 2021) State actors put cybersecurity on top of their agendas, but do they have an idea of what "cybersecurity" is supposed to mean? And how strategically do they disagree about it? This second episode of the STAIR podcast invites Clare Stevens, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Portsmouth, to talk about her PhD dissertation defended in the summer of 2021 at the University of Bristol. She highlights the contribution that "boundary work", a concept from science & technology studies, can make to International Relations.

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EPISODE 1: Pro-Kremlin digital disinformation, with Yevgeniy Golovchenko

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(August 30, 2021) In this pilot episode of the STAIR Podcast, we welcome Yevgeniy Golovchenko, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Copenhagen, to discuss the topic of the PhD thesis that he defended in 2020: pro-Kremlin disinformation on social media. What is digital disinformation, how can it be measured, and can talking about it actually make it worse?

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