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Energy & Security Relations PODCAST

A thought inspiring podcast aiming to analyse historical and current issues in Energy & Security Relations.

independent and pluralist

Three Tiers

  1. Interviews with government representatives [state discourse]
  2. Interviews with experts, academics, and professionals [expert discourse]
  3. Captivating readings and book reviews [discourse development]

Podcast Topics

Energy Relations

International Security

Cyber Threats


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Season 2022

Episode 3 – US-Soviet Rivalry and the Problem of Peace – Prof. Dieter Senghaas (a reading session)

Professor Dieter Senghaas wrote the article “US-Soviet Rivalry and the Problem of Peace” in 1985. We certainly need much more peace in 2022.

So to remind ourselves of the value of old knowledge, my friend Anna reads this article. This could give us more insight into what to do if war breaks out in Europe.

Episode 2 – A Conflict in Ukraine: Diplomacy During Wartimes – Prof. Iver B. Neumann

The European diplomatic voice, the European and global implications of diplomacy during wartime, the position of Russian diplomacy, and is there any room for diplomacy in this tragic Russian-Ukrainian conflict?

Our guest is Prof. Iver B. Neumann, a director of the Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway.

Episode 1 – Chinese National Identity: Security Implications – Dr. David O’Brien

What does “Chinese national identity” mean? How does China understand terrorism? Can we assess the role of ethnicity in this discourse? Find out the answers and learn more about this interesting topic with our guest speaker, Dr. David O’Brien, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.