Graduate Institute Podcasts Series

The Graduate Institute produces and participates in various podcast series that focus on key current global issues. Here’s an overview our current series.

What Matters Today
 

What Matters Today is a current affairs podcast series featuring Graduate Institute faculty commenting on the most pressing global issues impacting, economics, politics, health, and society.

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In Conversation With
 

In Conversation With is a podcast series in which we ask renowned experts and thought-leaders to address pressing global issues with a Graduate Institute faculty member.

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Parlons-en
 

Parlons-en est une série de podcasts de l’Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement qui convie des experts, académiques et intellectuels, de renom à traiter des grands enjeux internationaux du moment avec des membres de sa faculté.

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Inside Geneva
 

Inside Geneva is a Swissinfo production in partnership with the Genève Vision media network and the Graduate Institute Geneva. The series goes behind the scenes of the international organizations in Geneva and provides a global picture of global issues, whether migration crises, human rights, health emergencies, or the future of the United Nations.

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Research-related podcasts
 

Fields

Focusing on research fieldwork, the podcast series Fields seeks to provide insights into the daily life of researchers, including not only their academic activity, but also their emotions, intimate stories, anecdotes, and lived experiences. 

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Controversies

With interviews conducted by Director of Research Prof. David Sylvan, the series Controversies invites professors to discuss the details, the intellectual significance, and the practical import of the numerous scholarly debates we observe in the academic world.

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Skunkworks

The designation “skunkworks” is widely used in business, engineering, and technical fields to describe a group within an organisation given a high degree of autonomy and unhampered by bureaucracy, with the task of working on advanced or secret projects. This podcast series, with interviews conducted by Director of Research Prof. David Sylvan, is a way of getting insight into parts of research rarely discussed elsewhere than within the framework of research projects, for example survey question choice, decisions between archival holdings, statistical test options, etc.

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ABD Stories

Some fifty doctoral students graduate each year from the Graduate Institute. If pursuing doctoral studies always implies strategic choices with regards to the research topics, the path towards a thesis also remains a journey bespeckled with experiences and encounters. Because each path towards a PhD is unique, this podcast series is dedicated to the vagaries of doctoral students’ lives in Geneva.

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