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Our podcasts

COP26: we got this

This special edition podcast series prepares listeners for the ideas, issues and debates surrounding the “pivotal” 26th United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP26).

Each episode speaks with different experts from both Australia and the UK to capture every angle of the summit and address how nations can come together to act on climate change.

The series is hosted by Dr Megan Bowman, Director of the Climate Law and Governance Centre at King’s College London, and Dr Will Grant, Senior Lecturer at the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science, Australian National University (ANU).

It is produced by King’s College London and The Australian National University Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions.

Read more about the 'COP26: we got this' podcast launch

Australia: Inside out

The ‘Australia: Inside Out’ podcast series takes a deeper look at Australian politics and society, with a particular focus on topics of interest to listeners in the UK, Europe and beyond. Hosted by Dr Agnieszka Sobocinska, it is the podcast of the Menzies Australia Institute at King’s.

Read more about the 'Australia: Inside out' podcast launch

Hierachies of Development

The 'Hierarchies of Development' podcast series explores enduring global inequalities. Conversations focus on contemporary research projects by critical scholars from across the world, helping us to understand how and why structural hierarchies persist.

It is hosted by Dr Ingrid Kvangraven, from the Department of International Development, and Dr Basile Boulay from the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI). The podcast is a joint production between King's, the EADI and the Developing Economics blog, with special editing support from Jonas Bauhof.

Find out more about the 'Hierarchives of Development' podcast series

39 Ways to Save the Planet

The BBC Radio Four '39 Ways to Save the Planet' podcast is co-presented by Dr Tamsin Edwards. In partnership with the Royal Geographical Society, the podcast presents 39 ideas to relieve the stress that climate change is exerting on the planet.

Find out more about the '39 Ways to Save the Planet' podcast

Our Sick Society

The 'Our Sick Society' is a podcast series is home to researchers and people with lived experience exploring together how social factors contribute to mental health problems. The podcast encourages listeners to think and question society’s role in mental health – what are the systems and the structures which mean that some people are more likely to become mentally unwell than others? And crucially, what steps should society take, from national government policies, to local grassroots community organising? How can we cure our sick society?

Find out more about 'Our Sick Society' podcast

WORLD: we got this podcast series

The 'WORLD: we got this' podcast series looks at the complex issues we face in the world today. It asks those researching and studying these global challenges about the impacts they are having on society – and what we can do to help overcome them.

Now its third season, the podcast is made up of topic episodes featuring academics from the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy, each asked to share their expertise on a global issue and outline what they think can be done to address it.

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In conversation with our students

The 'In Conversation' episodes of the WORLD: we got this podcast showcase the research of students from across the School of Global Affairs. As the next generation of thinkers, they chat with our academics about global challenges and how to address them.

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