When does political violence result in stability and order? Does realist IR theory help us understand war and peace? Will the international arena remain unipolar for long? Join us for our latest conversation on the Governance Podcast between Samuel DeCanio (King’s College London) and Nuno Monteiro, Director of International Security Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science at Yale University.
Why did state building fail in Afghanistan? What are the root causes of corruption and endemic poor governance? Ilia Murtazashvili from the University of Pittsburgh joins us for a conversation on the lessons Afghanistan teaches us about state predation and potential ways it can be reversed.
Small Wars, Big Data & The Information Revolution in Modern Conflict: In Conversation with Jacob Shapiro
Wars don’t look like what they used to. Using a variety of new data sources from modern war zones, Jacob Shapiro of Princeton University offers transformative insights into the nature of 21st century terrorism, civil wars and development aid. Join us for this conversation between Dr Shapiro and Dr Samuel DeCanio of King’s College London on the way we govern warfare.
How can we produce effective regulations when governments can no longer cope with the demands of an increasingly complex and digitised world? Professor Gillian Hadfield of the University of Southern California discusses novel institutional mechanisms that can make the law more agile, inclusive and effective.