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CGHR's Declarations Podcast

Declarations Podcast

Tune in to Declarations, the human rights podcast run out of CGHR here at the University of Cambridge. Each week, we explore explore contemporary debates about politics and human rights with some fantastic guests from Cambridge and around the world. Download the latest episodes on iTunes and Soundcloud.

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The Declarations Podcast is run by members of the CGHR Student Group.

Declarations Podcast member Scott Novak and Matt Mahmoudi with Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina

Declarations Podcast team member Scott Novak and Matt Mahmoudi with Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina

Past episodes:

Technology and Human Rights: Does Evidence Matter? feat. Steven Livingston (Professor at George Washington University and Senior Fellow at the Carr Centre for Human Rights at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government)

Pussy Riot: Can Art Topple Tyrants? feat. Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina

Is Economics About Human Rights? feat. Dr Ha-Joon Chang (Director of the Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge)

How can we be better allies, in advancing LGBT+ rights? feat. Sahil Shah (Master student POLIS) and Podcast team

Is there a Right to Die? feat. Stevie Martin (PhD student Law faculty, University of Cambridge)

Is the International Criminal Court racist? feat. Dr Adam Branch, Lecturer POLIS, University of Cambridge) Georgiana Epure and Surer Mohamed (Master Students POLIS)

Is Reproductive Healthcare a Right? feat. Dr Katie Dow, Dr Mwenza Blell, and Dr Robert Pralat (Cambridge University’s Reproductive Sociology Research Group)

Invasion of Privacy: A False Sense of Security? feat. Claire Lauterbach (Privacy International)

Can I go to America? feat. Ben Gharagozli (immigration lawyer) and Surer Mohamed (Canadian-Somali researcher) 

Is Myanmar Committing Genocide against the Rohingya? feat. Dr Thomas MacManus (Queen Mary University of London) 

Refugee Rights: Whose Responsibility? feat. Dima Krayem (PhD student in Development Studies) and Stefan Theil (Students of Cambridge Refugee Scholarship). 

Environmental Rights:Why divest from Fossil Fuels? feat. Chris Galpin and Emma Bryan (Cambridge Zero Carbon Society) and Carys Goodwin (former New Zealand Green Party staffer). 

Is Christmas a War of Words? Holiday Special

Is there a Right to the City? feat. Graham Denyer Willis (Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies and Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge)

What's wrong with Fake News? feat. Dr Ella McPherson (CGHR Research Associate, Lecturer in the Sociology of New Media and Digital Technology, University of Cambridge)

Are Human Rights "real"? feat. Dr Sharath Srinivasan (Director CGHR)