African perspectives on peacebuilding: emerging challenges and future prospects (WP1552)

Podcast

Nigeria offers a unique case study of the current threats to peace and security experienced across the African continent and in fact the globe. This panel discussion sought to offer an analysis of the present-day global peacebuilding challenges with a specific focus on Nigeria’s experiences and give an overview of the nature of contemporary peacebuilding […]

Synthetic biology (WP1342)

Podcast

We talk about what it is and what opportunities it can offer us and why so many young people are getting involved. We discuss the threats and risks surrounding the misuse of it and ask how the ethical side of the issue is dealt with. Contributors: Filippa Lentzos, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Social Science, […]

Ben Hammersley on ‘64 things you need to know now for then’ (WP1294)

Podcast

Ben Hammersley, a Fellow at the Brookings Institute and author of ’64 things you need to know now for then’, sets out how he sees technology and innovation shaping power and influence in the future. In particular, he considers how foreign policy experts can understand the changes this will lead to for governments, nations and citizens across […]