Leiden University's International Studies Podcast Network


  • iQx - Who Benefits? The State of Traditional Authority In Modern Africa w/ Dr. Janine Ubink

    iQx - "Who Benefits? The State of Traditional Authority In Modern Africa" w/ Dr. Janine Ubink

    09/09/2020 Duração: 40min

    Dr. Janine Ubink is a professor of law, governance, and development at Leiden University’s Van Vollenhoven Institute for law, governance, and society. In this episode of iQx, Julia Hernandez and Dr. Janine Ubink sat down to discuss the state of traditional authority across African countries. Join us as we discuss who benefits (and who doesn't) from diverse arrangements of power.

  • iQx - Women in Positions of Political Power w/ Dr. Nankyung Choi

    iQx - 'Women in Positions of Political Power' w/ Dr. Nankyung Choi

    05/04/2020 Duração: 33min

    Dr. Nankyung Choi is a lecturer in the Master's program of International Relations at Leiden University. She specializes in social and political change, as well as youth, women and democracy in East Asia. In this episode of iQx, Elize Wolff and Nankyung Choi sat down to talk about women in politics. Join us in our conversation as we try and answer the question "Why are there still relatively few women in positions of political power and what are effective ways to change this?" 

  • iQ - Is the European Union a failed project? w/ Dr. André Gerrits

    iQ - 'Is the European Union a failed project?' w/ Dr. André Gerrits

    31/08/2019 Duração: 14min

    André Gerrits is Professor of International Studies and Global Politics, and Chair of the BA Urban Studies, based in The Hague.

  • iQ - Is there such a thing as Human Nature w/ Dr. Frans Willem Korsten

    iQ - 'Is there such a thing as Human Nature' w/ Dr. Frans Willem Korsten

    31/08/2019 Duração: 14min

    Frans Willem Korsten is a Senior University Lecturer at the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society.

  • iQx - Foreignization in Latin America: Bane or Salvation w/ Dr. Maria Gabriela Palacio Ludeña

    iQx - 'Foreignization in Latin America: Bane or Salvation' w/ Dr. Maria Gabriela Palacio Ludeña

    31/08/2019 Duração: 01h08min

    We sat down with Leiden University lecturer and Assistant Professor Dr.  Maria Gabriela to talk about processes of economic foreignization in  Latin America. She teaches courses on Economy: Latin America and Practising International Studies at the Bachelor in International Studies and contribute to the course Organisational Theory, Culture and Behaviour. Her courses deal with two consistent streams of literature: political economy and development studies. Both are in evidence in this podcast, as the discussion begins with the consequences and legacies of European colonization in Latin America. Join us as we discuss this, modern iterations of economic and cultural colonization in Latin America, and many more tangents on the subject of foreignization in Latin America. 

  • i-Q - Is the US military strategy increasing the chances of a war with China? w/ Dr. Gawthorpe

    i-Q - 'Is the US' military strategy increasing the chances of a war with China?' w/ Dr. Gawthorpe

    10/03/2019 Duração: 16min

    Daário Kuteev Moreira interviews Dr. Andrew Gawthorpe on American military strategy relating to China.

  • iQx - The China-US Trade War w/ Dr. Wang Jue

    iQx - 'The China-US Trade War' w/ Dr. Wang Jue'

    10/03/2019 Duração: 44min

    Jue Wang is a scholar of  international political economy, with focuses on China’s political  economy , its external economic relationship and its role in regional  and global economic governance. She also has a wide range of research  interests in international economic organizations, international cooperation, and the development of emerging economies. Dr. Wang is also  an associate fellow for Asia Programme at Chatham House: The Royal Institute of International Affairs.  Marin Lucic is a student of International Studies at Leiden University focusing on East Asia.

  • iQx - Do Terrorists Win w/ Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    iQx - 'Do Terrorists Win' w/ Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    10/03/2019 Duração: 53min

    Join Dr. Duyvesteyn and Marin  Lucic as they discuss the nature of terrorism, its viability, and  whether or not the terrorism and rebellion is an effective way to induce  a change in the status quo. Dr. Duyvesteyn research interests  include the nature of war and peace in the developing world, irregular warfare and strategy, the history of terrorism and counter-terrorism, strategic culture and intelligence and rebel governance.  She is a  member of the national Advisory Council for International Affairs assigned to advise the Netherlands government on issues of peace and security, a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Netherlands Defense Academy and a member of several book and journal editorial boards, notably Small Wars and Insurgencies, Leiden University Press, the Journal of Strategic Studies, and the Routledge series on Insurgency, Counter-insurgency and National Interest.