Podcasts

Our podcast series engage in the academic and policy debate on how to ensure that democracies govern more effectively

Research at the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy (RAHCD)

The interdisciplinary and cutting-edge work of AHCD’s researchers is the focus of its new bi-weekly podcast.

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CONSTITUTIONS FOR DEMOCRACY

This podcast focuses on the tensions emerging in the new wave of constitution making with a particular interest on the processes, outcomes and conditions of citizens deliberation.

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Women in International Justice

How to chart (new) ways to ensure these institutions are representative of the plural societies on which they adjudicate? To address this and other related questions, this podcast series zooms in on the personal trajectories, challenges, and achievements of the women in international justice.

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This podcast series is co-produced by the Graduate Institute’s Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy, the team of Diversity on the International Bench project, and the Research Office.
 

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OUR SERIES “DEMOCRACY IN QUESTION?”

The Centre’s podcast series Democracy in Question? explores the variety of democratic experiences and experiments the world over. Shalini Randeria, President and Rector of the Central European University (CEU) in Vienna, as well as Senior Visiting Fellow and former Director of the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy, is in conversation with some of the most important voices in contemporary academia. 

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This podcast series is produced by the Central European University (CEU) in Vienna in collaboration with the Graduate Institute’s Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy.

 

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OUR EPISODES FROM THE SERIES “IN CONVERSATION WITH” AND “PARLONS-EN”

The first episode of “Parlons-en” features a discussion between Roger de Weck, Swiss journalist, former Director of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation SSR and former member of the Graduate Institute’s Foundation Board, and Christine Lutringer. They analyse the strength of democracy in the age of illiberalism and the ways in which its institutions could be modernised and reformed.

 

In the first episode of “In Conversation With”, Ivan Krastev, Director of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia and Permanent Fellow at the Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna, and Shalini Randeria focus on the paradoxical world and new power dynamics emerging from the COVID-19 crisis.