African Studies

African Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Africa about their new books.

PhDing While Parenting

June 20, 2024

PhDing While Parenting

Sisanda Nkoala
Stephen Marr and Patience Mususa, "DIY Urbanism in Africa: Politics and Practice" (Zed Books, 2023)

June 14, 2024

DIY Urbanism in Africa

Stephen Marr and Patience Mususa
Hosted by Aleem Mahabir
African American Studies

African American Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of African America about their new books.

American Politics

American Politics

episodes

Interviews with scholars of American politics about their new books.

Postscript: Unpacking the 2024 U.S. Presidential Debate, Conventions, and Polling

June 24, 2024

Unpacking the 2024 U.S. Presidential Debate, Conventions, and Polling

Julia Azari, Jonathan Bernstein, and Seth Masket
Hank Willenbrink, "Performing for the Don: Theatres of Faith in the Age of Trump" (Routledge, 2024)

June 23, 2024

Performing for the Don

Hank Willenbrink
Hosted by Rob Heaton
American Studies

American Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of America about their new books.

A Psychoanalytic Overview of Racism in America

June 24, 2024

A Psychoanalytic Overview of Racism in America

Felecia Powell-Williams
Hosted by Karyne Messina
Trish Kahle on the Labor History of Energy Systems

June 24, 2024

The Labor History of Energy Systems

Trish Kahle
Hosted by Lee Vinsel
American South

American South

episodes

Interviews with scholars of the American South about their new books.

Sally Stocksdale, "When Emancipation Came: The End of Enslavement on a Southern Plantation and a Russian Estate" (McFarland, 2022)

June 19, 2024

When Emancipation Came

Sally Stocksdale
Hosted by Deidre Tyler
American West

American West

episodes

Interviews with scholars of the American West about their new books.

Kathleen DuVal, "Native Nations: A Millennium in North America" (Random House, 2024)

June 20, 2024

Native Nations

Kathleen DuVal
Hosted by Stephen Hausmann
Alex V. Barnard, "Conservatorship: Inside California's System of Coercion and Care for Mental Illness" (Columbia UP, 2023)

June 18, 2024

Conservatorship

Alex V. Barnard
Hosted by Michael Johnston
Asian American Studies

Asian American Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Asian America about about their new books.

Rachel Khong, "Real Americans" (Knopf, 2024)

June 17, 2024

Real Americans

Rachel Khong
Hosted by Chris Holmes
Adam Goodman, "The Deportation Machine: America’s Long History of Expelling Immigrants" (Princeton UP, 2020)

June 2, 2024

The Deportation Machine

Adam Goodman
Hosted by Jaime Sánchez
Australian and New Zealand Studies

Australian and New Zealand Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Australia and New Zealand about their new books.

Joanna Siekiera, "21st Century as the Pacific Century: Culture and Security of Oceania States in Great Power Competition" (Warsaw UP, 2023)

June 18, 2024

21st Century as the Pacific Century

Joanna Siekiera
Hannah Forsyth, "Virtue Capitalists: The Rise and Fall of the Professional Class in the Anglophone World, 1870–2008" (Cambridge UP, 2023)

June 16, 2024

Virtue Capitalists

Hannah Forsyth
British Studies

British Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of the United Kingdom about their new books.

Matthijs Lok, "Europe Against Revolution: Conservatism, Enlightenment, and the Making of the Past" (Cambridge UP, 2023)

June 24, 2024

Europe Against Revolution

Matthijs Lok
Henry Reece, "The Fall: The Last Days of the English Republic" (Yale UP, 2024)

June 23, 2024

The Fall

Henry Reece
Hosted by Crawford Gribben
Canadian Studies

Canadian Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Canada about their new books.

Ann Powers, "Traveling: On the Path of Joni Mitchell" (Dey Street Books, 2024)

June 24, 2024

Traveling

Ann Powers
Hosted by Bradley Morgan
M. Girard Dorsey, "Holding Their Breath: How the Allies Confronted the Threat of Chemical Warfare in World War II" (Cornell UP, 2023)

June 22, 2024

Holding Their Breath

M. Girard Dorsey
Hosted by Andrew Pace
Caribbean Studies

Caribbean Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of the Caribbean about their new books.

Central Asian Studies

Central Asian Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Central Asia about their new books.

Per Högselius and Achim Klüppelberg, "The Soviet Nuclear Archipelago: A Historical Geography of Atomic-Powered Communism" (CEU Press, 2023)

May 12, 2024

The Soviet Nuclear Archipelago

Per Högselius and Achim Klüppelberg
Hosted by CEU Press
Bryan K. Miller, "Xiongnu: The World's First Nomadic Empire" (Oxford UP, 2024)

May 1, 2024

Xiongnu

Bryan K. Miller
Chinese Studies

Chinese Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of China about their new books.

Living with Digital Surveillance in China

June 24, 2024

Living with Digital Surveillance in China

Ariane Ollier-Malaterre
Hosted by Joanne Kuai
Orazio Coco, "Sino-Italian Political and Economic Relations: From the Treaty of Friendship to the Second World War" (Routledge, 2024)

June 23, 2024

Sino-Italian Political and Economic Relations

Orazio Coco
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
East Asian Studies

East Asian Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of East Asia about their new books.

Living with Digital Surveillance in China

June 24, 2024

Living with Digital Surveillance in China

Ariane Ollier-Malaterre
Hosted by Joanne Kuai
Judith Vitale et al., "Drugs and the Politics of Consumption in Japan" (Brill, 2023)

June 22, 2024

Drugs and the Politics of Consumption in Japan

Judith Vitale, Miriam Kingsberg Kadia, and Oleg Benesch
Hosted by Ran Zwigenberg
Eastern European Studies

Eastern European Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Eastern Europe about their new books.

William W. Hagen, "Anti-Jewish Violence in Poland, 1914-1920" (Cambridge UP, 2018)

June 19, 2024

Anti-Jewish Violence in Poland, 1914-1920

William W. Hagen
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
European Politics

European Politics

episodes

Interview with scholars of modern European politics about their new books.

Matthijs Lok, "Europe Against Revolution: Conservatism, Enlightenment, and the Making of the Past" (Cambridge UP, 2023)

June 24, 2024

Europe Against Revolution

Matthijs Lok
French Studies

French Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of France about their new books.

Matthijs Lok, "Europe Against Revolution: Conservatism, Enlightenment, and the Making of the Past" (Cambridge UP, 2023)

June 24, 2024

Europe Against Revolution

Matthijs Lok
Elisa Camiscioli, "Selling French Sex: Prostitution, Trafficking, and Global Migrations" (Cambridge UP, 2024)

June 9, 2024

Selling French Sex

Elisa Camiscioli
Hosted by Michael Vann
German Studies

German Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Germany about their new books.

Matthijs Lok, "Europe Against Revolution: Conservatism, Enlightenment, and the Making of the Past" (Cambridge UP, 2023)

June 24, 2024

Europe Against Revolution

Matthijs Lok
Andreas Fulda, "Germany and China: How Entanglement Undermines Freedom, Prosperity and Security" (Bloombury, 2024)

June 22, 2024

Germany and China

Andreas Fulda
Hosted by Jane Richards
Iberian Studies

Iberian Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Iberia about their new books

Paula S. De Vos, "Compound Remedies: Galenic Pharmacy from the Ancient Mediterranean to New Spain" (U Pittsburgh Press, 2020)

June 23, 2024

Compound Remedies

Paula S. De Vos
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
India Studies

India Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of India about their new books.

Robert M. Geraci, "Futures of Artificial Intelligence: Perspectives from India and the U.S." (Oxford UP, 2021)

January 5, 2023

Futures of Artificial Intelligence

Robert M. Geraci
Hosted by Raj Balkaran
Sandeep Banerjee, "Space, Utopia and Indian Decolonization: Literary Pre-Figurations of the Postcolony" (Routledge, 2021)

October 14, 2022

Space, Utopia and Indian Decolonization

Sandeep Banerjee
Hosted by Gargi Binju
Indian Ocean World

Indian Ocean World

episodes

Interviews with scholars of the Indian Ocean World about their new books.

Sudev Sheth, "Bankrolling Empire: Family Fortunes and Political Transformation in Mughal India" (Cambridge UP, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Bankrolling Empire

Sudev Sheth
Hosted by Nicholas Gordon
Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil, "The Gulf Migrant Archives in Kerala: Reading Borders and Belonging" (Oxford UP, 2024)

May 1, 2024

The Gulf Migrant Archives in Kerala

Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil
Hosted by Khadeeja Amenda
Iranian Studies

Iranian Studies

episodes

Interviews with authors about their new books in Iranian and Persian studies.

Ibrahim Fraihat, "Iran and Saudi Arabia: Taming a Chaotic Conflict" (Edinburgh UP, 2020)

June 9, 2024

Iran and Saudi Arabia

Ibrahim Fraihat
Hosted by James M. Dorsey
Seyed Ali Alavi, "Iran and Palestine: Past, Present, and Future" (Routledge, 2019)

May 27, 2024

Iran and Palestine

Seyed Ali Alavi
Hosted by Yaacov Yadgar
Irish Studies

Irish Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Ireland about their new books.

Laurence M. Geary, "The Land War in Ireland: Famine, Philanthropy and Moonlighting" (Cork UP, 2023)

June 15, 2024

The Land War in Ireland

Laurence M. Geary
Hosted by Aidan Beatty
Bronagh Ann McShane, "Irish Women in Religious Orders, 1530-1700: Suppression, Migration and Reintegration" (Boydell & Brewer, 2022)

June 11, 2024

Irish Women in Religious Orders, 1530-1700

Bronagh Ann McShane
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Israel Studies

Israel Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Israel about their new books.

Anat Kidron and Shuli Linder Yarkony, "The Jewish Community of Acre in Mandatory Palestine: The Story of a Forgotten Community" (de Gruyter, 2024)

June 18, 2024

The Jewish Community of Acre in Mandatory Palestine

Anat Kidron and Shuli Linder Yarkony
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
Peter Bergamin, "The Making of the Israeli Far-Right: Abba Ahimeir and Zionist Ideology” (I. B. Tauris, 2019)

June 10, 2024

The Making of the Israeli Far-Right

Peter Bergamin
Hosted by Yaacov Yadgar
Italian Studies

Italian Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Italy about their new books.

Orazio Coco, "Sino-Italian Political and Economic Relations: From the Treaty of Friendship to the Second World War" (Routledge, 2024)

June 23, 2024

Sino-Italian Political and Economic Relations

Orazio Coco
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
Mark Gilbert, "Italy Reborn: From Fascism to Democracy" (Norton, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Italy Reborn

Mark Gilbert
Hosted by Tim Jones
Japanese Studies

Japanese Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Japan about their new books.

Judith Vitale et al., "Drugs and the Politics of Consumption in Japan" (Brill, 2023)

June 22, 2024

Drugs and the Politics of Consumption in Japan

Judith Vitale, Miriam Kingsberg Kadia, and Oleg Benesch
Hosted by Ran Zwigenberg
Jorge Almazán et al., "Emergent Tokyo: Designing the Spontaneous City" (Oro Editions, 2024)

June 19, 2024

Emergent Tokyo

Jorge Almazán and Studiolab
Hosted by James Wunsch
Korean Studies

Korean Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Korea about their new books.

Joan E. Cho, "Seeds of Mobilization: The Authoritarian Roots of South Korea's Democracy" (U Michigan Press, 2024)

May 17, 2024

Seeds of Mobilization

Joan E. Cho
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Latino Studies

Latino Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Latinx Studies about their new books.

Michael V. Singh, "Good Boys, Bad Hombres: The Racial Politics of Mentoring Latino Boys in Schools" (U Minnesota Press, 2024)

June 16, 2024

Good Boys, Bad Hombres

Michael V. Singh
Hosted by Laura Kelly
Sommer Browning and Isabel Soto-Luna, "Serving Hispanic, Latine, and Latinx Students in Academic Libraries" (Library Juice Press, 2022)

June 15, 2024

Serving Hispanic, Latine, and Latinx Students in Academic Libraries

Sommer Browning and Isabel Soto-Luna
Hosted by Jen Hoyer
Latin American Studies

Latin American Studies

episodes
Mexican Studies

Mexican Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholar of Mexico about their new books

Paula S. De Vos, "Compound Remedies: Galenic Pharmacy from the Ancient Mediterranean to New Spain" (U Pittsburgh Press, 2020)

June 23, 2024

Compound Remedies

Paula S. De Vos
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Kathleen DuVal, "Native Nations: A Millennium in North America" (Random House, 2024)

June 20, 2024

Native Nations

Kathleen DuVal
Hosted by Stephen Hausmann
Middle Eastern Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of the Middle East about their new books.

Anat Kidron and Shuli Linder Yarkony, "The Jewish Community of Acre in Mandatory Palestine: The Story of a Forgotten Community" (de Gruyter, 2024)

June 18, 2024

The Jewish Community of Acre in Mandatory Palestine

Anat Kidron and Shuli Linder Yarkony
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
Tahera Qutbuddin, trans., "Nahj al-Balāghah: The Wisdom and Eloquence of ʿAlī" (Brill, 2024)

June 18, 2024

Nahj al-Balāghah: The Wisdom and Eloquence of ʿAlī

Tahera Qutbuddin, trans.
Hosted by SherAli Tareen
Native American Studies

Native American Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Native America about their new books.

Kathleen DuVal, "Native Nations: A Millennium in North America" (Random House, 2024)

June 20, 2024

Native Nations

Kathleen DuVal
Hosted by Stephen Hausmann
Timothy G. Anderson and Brian Schoen, "Settling Ohio: First Peoples and Beyond" (Ohio UP, 2023)

June 17, 2024

Settling Ohio

Timothy G. Anderson and Brian Schoen
Pacific Studies

Pacific Studies

episodes

Discussions with scholars of the Pacific region about their new books

Joanna Siekiera, "21st Century as the Pacific Century: Culture and Security of Oceania States in Great Power Competition" (Warsaw UP, 2023)

June 18, 2024

21st Century as the Pacific Century

Joanna Siekiera
Sidney Xu Lu, "The Making of Japanese Settler Colonialism" (Cambridge UP, 2019)

June 14, 2024

The Making of Japanese Settler Colonialism

Sidney Xu Lu
Hosted by Nathan Hopson
Polish Studies

Polish Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Poland about their new books

William W. Hagen, "Anti-Jewish Violence in Poland, 1914-1920" (Cambridge UP, 2018)

June 19, 2024

Anti-Jewish Violence in Poland, 1914-1920

William W. Hagen
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
Glenn Dynner, "The Light of Learning: Hasidism in Poland on the Eve of the Holocaust" (Oxford UP, 2024)

June 5, 2024

The Light of Learning

Glenn Dynner
Hosted by Zalman Newfield
Russian and Eurasian Studies

Russian and Eurasian Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Russia and Eurasia about their new books.

Sally Stocksdale, "When Emancipation Came: The End of Enslavement on a Southern Plantation and a Russian Estate" (McFarland, 2022)

June 19, 2024

When Emancipation Came

Sally Stocksdale
Hosted by Deidre Tyler
Southeast Asian Studies

Southeast Asian Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Southeast Asia about their new books hosted by Nick Cheesman, Michele Ford, Patrick Jory, and Duncan McCargo.

Politics in Action 2024: Indonesia Update

June 20, 2024

Politics in Action 2024: Indonesia Update

Navhat Nuraniyah
Hosted by Natali Pearson
Clare Hammond, "On the Shadow Tracks: A Journey Through Occupied Myanmar" (Allen Lane, 2024)

June 20, 2024

On the Shadow Tracks

Clare Hammond
Hosted by Nicholas Gordon
South Asian Studies

South Asian Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of South Asia about their new books.

Pinky Hota, "The Violence of Recognition: Adivasi Indigeneity and Anti-Dalitness in India" (U Pennsylvania Press, 2023)

June 23, 2024

The Violence of Recognition

Pinky Hota
Hosted by Yash Sharma
Suganya Anandakichenin, "For My Blemishless Lord: Commentaries on Tiruppāṇāḻvār's Amalaṉ Āti Pirāṉ" (de Gruyter, 2023)

June 20, 2024

For My Blemishless Lord

Suganya Anandakichenin
Hosted by Raj Balkaran
Turkish Studies

Turkish Studies

episodes

Interviews with authors about new books in Turkish studies.

Eugene Rogan, "The Damascus Events: The 1860 Massacre and the Destruction of the Old Ottoman World" (Basic Book, 2024)

June 8, 2024

The Damascus Events

Eugene Rogan
Hosted by Tugrul Mende
Aslı Zengin, "Violent Intimacies: The Trans Everyday and the Making of an Urban World" (Duke UP, 2024)

May 31, 2024

Violent Intimacies

Aslı Zengin
Hosted by Alize Arıcan
Ukrainian Studies

Ukrainian Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Ukraine about their new books

Victoria Khiterer, "Jewish City Or Inferno of Russian Israel?: A History of the Jews in Kiev Before February 1917" (Academic Studies Press, 2017)

June 5, 2024

Jewish City Or Inferno of Russian Israel?

Victoria Khiterer
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
Western European Studies

Western European Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Western Europe about their new books.

Matthijs Lok, "Europe Against Revolution: Conservatism, Enlightenment, and the Making of the Past" (Cambridge UP, 2023)

June 24, 2024

Europe Against Revolution

Matthijs Lok
Henry Reece, "The Fall: The Last Days of the English Republic" (Yale UP, 2024)

June 23, 2024

The Fall

Henry Reece
Hosted by Crawford Gribben
World Affairs

World Affairs

episodes

Interviews with scholars of World Affairs about their new books.

Orazio Coco, "Sino-Italian Political and Economic Relations: From the Treaty of Friendship to the Second World War" (Routledge, 2024)

June 23, 2024

Sino-Italian Political and Economic Relations

Orazio Coco
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
Andreas Fulda, "Germany and China: How Entanglement Undermines Freedom, Prosperity and Security" (Bloombury, 2024)

June 22, 2024

Germany and China

Andreas Fulda
Hosted by Jane Richards