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Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Listen in to all of the events hosted by Northwestern University's Buffett Institute for Global Affairs. We believe that relationships – among individuals and institutions, globally and locally – can fuel knowledge and develop solutions to global challenges. The views and opinions expressed within our podcast episodes are those of the interviewees and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Buffett Institute for Global Affairs.

Recent Episodes

Social Protection and Inequality in a Pandemic: Evidence from GhanaJune 02, 2021 Episode artwork Narcotrafficking, Statemaking and Inequality: Experiences from Mexico and ColombiaMay 05, 2021 Episode artwork Dismantling Systems of Inequality and Building Sustainable Systems of ParityApril 22, 2021 Episode artwork Legacies of Inequality, Myths of ProgressApril 08, 2021 Episode artwork Centering Indigenous Rights and Perspectives in the Fight Against Climate ChangeMarch 18, 2021 Episode artwork Why Storytelling is Key to Climate ActionMarch 11, 2021 Episode artwork Can Environmental Activism Save the World?March 04, 2021 Episode artwork Prospects for U.S. and Global Climate Action with the Biden AdministrationJanuary 20, 2021 Episode artwork The Schematic State: How Nations Create Conditions that Perpetuate Racial InequalitiesDecember 18, 2020 Episode artwork The Pitfalls and Potential of International CooperationDecember 02, 2020 Episode artwork Beyond Religious Discrimination: What Does Islamophobia Tell Us About White Supremacy Today?November 18, 2020 Episode artwork Crumbling Institutions: The Erosion of Democracy in the U.S. and Lessons from UkraineNovember 03, 2020 Episode artwork Ecologies of Crisis and the Proliferation of ViolenceOctober 21, 2020 Episode artwork White Sovereignty: The Law of Racial RuleOctober 07, 2020 Episode artwork Prisons: A Petri Dish for COVID-19June 30, 2020 Episode artwork The Great Unraveling? Media, Geopolitics and the COVID-19 PandemicJune 16, 2020 Episode artwork Surveying the Social and Cultural Impacts of COVID-19June 11, 2020 Episode artwork COVID-19, Education and Inequality: Reimagining Justice in Uncertain TimesJune 04, 2020 Episode artwork Viral Misinformation: Navigating Coronavirus “News” on Social MediaMay 28, 2020 Episode artwork Virulent Hate: Violent Responses to the COVID-19 PandemicMay 21, 2020 Episode artwork The Power of Human Disengagement and Engagement with Humanity amid COVID-19May 08, 2020 Episode artwork Global Health, Human Rights, and Development in the Era of COVID-19April 29, 2020 Episode artwork A New Normal: How Social and Behavioral Science Can Help Us Cope With COVID-19April 16, 2020 Episode artwork Battling the Bottleneck: Moving Vital COVID-19 Medical Supplies to the Front LinesApril 09, 2020 Episode artwork Blunting the Impact of COVID-19 with Dr. Robert L. MurphyMarch 25, 2020 Episode artwork