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Memory, History and Japanese Decolonization

Memory, History and Japanese Decolonization

December 14, 2020

Episode #3 focuses on the decolonization of the Japanese empire post-WW2, including the North Korean Repatriation Project, and how that continues to affect Japanese-Korean relations and East Asian affairs. For this episode, Carly Shiever interviews historian Dr. Lori Watt of Washington University to discuss the contested terrain of memory, history and international relations.

Global Capitalism and the Ethics of Adam Smith

Global Capitalism and the Ethics of Adam Smith

November 18, 2020

This episode explores the moral philosophies of Adam Smith, considered to be the father of modern capitalism. Yalemwork Teferra interviews Prof. Vikash Yadav to discuss the Smith’s ethical framework that often gets erased by many contemporary economists. They explore the ways in which modern capitalism has evolved with globalization and how it has strayed from ideological Smithian conceptions of free trade and the global market. Yalemwork is joined by hosts Stacey Philbrick Yadav and Kevin Dunn as they reflect on consumer culture and corporate responsibility, consumer culture and its global impacts.

Covid-19 in Latin America

Covid-19 in Latin America

October 12, 2020

This episode focuses on the political and economic impacts of Covid-19 on Latin America. Carling Landeche joins hosts Stacey Philbrick Yadav and Kevin Dunn, and interviews Prof. Scott McKinney for his insights on how the pandemic has impacted the region. Also featuring the song "Covid-19" by Los Chuguranos. For a list of other songs referenced in the episode, go to https://globalvoices.org/2020/04/28/a-selection-of-latin-american-and-caribbean-coronavirus-songs/.

 

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