Global Governance Institute


A Podcast about Global Governance Challenges, Opportunity and Renewal

Do our global governance systems have the capacity to effectively address the challenges we face as a civilization? What are the viable pathways towards a fairer, more sustainable and viable future? This podcast aims to present a space where these questions, and many more, can be addressed in a spirit of dialogue and exploration.
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Imperfect Utopias or Bust? Global Governance Futures

This podcast provides a space for dialogue and reflection, with a view to fostering well-informed principles and pragmatic visions for a better tomorrow.

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35: David Kennedy – Law as a Global Terrain of Struggle

David Kennedy joins us to discuss a political economy approach to global governance and what international law has got to do with it.

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34: Rhoda Howard-Hassmann – In Defense of Universal Human Rights

Rhoda Howard-Hassmann joins us to talk about the universality of human rights, women’s rights, citizenship apartheid, cultural relativism, and much, much more.

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33: Thomas Oatley – Complexity Theory and Political Economy 2.0

Thomas Oatley joins us to discuss the value of thinking in terms of complex systems.


Episode List

Find a collection of recent episodes of Global Governance Futures and stay tuned for upcoming audio and video content, as well as interview transcripts. 

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Meet the Team

Global Governance Futures is co-hosted and produced by Dr Tom Pegram and a team of students and alumni from UCL's MSc Global Governance and Ethics programme.