Podcasts

Professor Rogers Smith, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science; Associate Dean for Social Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
Thu, 10/25/2018

Lecture III.  “Who Are We Americans Now?”
President Trump has advanced an “...

Professor Rogers Smith, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science; Associate Dean for Social Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
Wed, 10/24/2018

Lecture II.  “What Makes a Good Story?”
Authoritarian, repressive populist...

Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science; Associate Dean for Social Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
Tue, 10/23/2018

Lecture I.  “A Cacophony of Stories”
As both right-leaning and left-leaning movements labeled “...

Nathaniel Keohane, Environmental Defense Fund, Senior Vice-President, Climate
Thu, 04/26/2018

Climate change is one of the defining challenges of our world today.  With temperatures and sea levels rising, and...

Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor, Radcliffe
Wed, 10/11/2017

Kathryn Sikkink proposes that effective protest must not drown out opposing voices. Looking at instances of successful...

Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family professor of Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor, Radcliffe
Tue, 10/10/2017

Kathryn Sikkink looks at the problem of low voter turnout in the United States. She argues that compulsory voting is not...

Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family professor of Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor, Radcliffe
Mon, 10/09/2017

Kathryn Sikkink discusses the mystery of why many human rights treaties do not discuss the role of individual duties,...