Veneco Podcast – Venezuelan Democracy & Social Movements is a podcast by Juan Andrés Misle. Through a series of interviews to experts on the field of Venezuelan democracy and social movements—academics, researchers, advocates and authors—Veneco seeks to create a nuanced platform for venezolanistas to discuss and debate changing political narratives in contemporary Venezuela.
Este evento virtual se llevó a cabo el 3 de abril de 2023 patrocinado por el programa de estudios latinoamericanos y hemisféricos (LAHSP, por sus siglas en inglés) de the George Washington University, con el apoyo de la Sección de Estudios Venezolanos de LASA, LATAM@GW, y NACLA Report on the Americas. Este diálogo reúne a activistas, académicos y organizadores de base a lo largo del espectro político para crear una visión sobre el ...
Episode 16: Our guest is Tamara Adrián, Venezuelan human rights activist, lawyer, and member of Unidos Por la Dignidad (UPD), a social movement advocating for the rights of the LGBTI community in Venezuela. Tamara was elected to congress during the 2015 National Assembly elections in Venezuela, becoming one of the first transgender members of congress in the Western Hemisphere. You can follow UPD on Twitter @TodesDignidad
Episode 15: Our guest is Omar Hammoud-Gallego, researcher and Fellow in Political Science and Public Policy at the London School of Economics, specializing in migration and refugee policies.
Episode 14: Our guest is William Neuman, journalist and author of "Things Are Never So Bad They Can't Get Worse: Inside the Collapse of Venezuela." He was the New York Times' Andes Bureau Chief from 2012 to 2016.
Episode 13: Our guest is Laura Gamboa, assistant professor at the University of Utah’s Political Science Department and the College of Social and Behavioral Science. Her upcoming book on opposition strategies in Colombia and Venezuela within contexts of erosion of democracy is Resisting Backsliding: Opposition Strategies against the Erosion of Democracy.
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Episode 12: Our guest is Yoletty Bracho, PhD candidate in Political Sciences at the Université Lumière Lyon 2 in France. Her research focuses on participatory public policies during the Chavista era in Venezuela.
Episode 11: Our guest is Carlos José Faillace Carreño, Venezuelan urbanist, intellectual omnivore, and preventive pessimist.
Episode 10: Our guest is Antulio Rosales, assistant professor of political science at the University of New Brunswick, and a researcher focused on natural resource extraction, energy and global development, with a focus on Venezuela and Latin America.
Episode 9: Our guest is Maria Isabel Puerta Riera, visiting professor of political science and international politics at Valencia College, and Secretary for the Latin American Studies Association's Venezuelan Studies section. Her new book is The Crisis of Democracy: on the Threshold of Post Democracy?
Episode 8: Our guest is Xili Fernandez, Venezuelan political scientist and feminist activist, with an extensive trajectory of humanitarian work in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. She is the editor and founder of Venezuelan Voices together with Simon Rodriguez. For more information on Linda Loaiza's story and the historic Inter-American Court of Human Rights' ruling see: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/...
Episodio 7: Nuestra invitada es Luz Mely Reyes, periodista, analista política, directora y cofundadora de Efecto Cocuyo. Galardonada Premio Internacional a la Libertad de Prensa del Comité para la Protección de Periodistas (CPJ), Premio Gabriel García Márquez de Periodismo 2018, y Premio WOLA de Derechos Humanos. Su más reciente proyecto es Venezuela Migrante.
Episode 6 - Border Edition: Our guests are Aragorn Storm Miller, professor at Central Texas College and author of Precarious Paths to Freedom: The United States, Venezuela, and the Latin American Cold War; and Robert A. Karl, assistant professor of History at Princeton University and the author of Forgotten Peace: Reform, Violence, and the making of contemporary Colombia.
Episode 5: Our guest is Jennifer McCoy, professor of political science at Georgia State University, conflict analyst, international mediator, and former director of the Carter Center’s Americas program. Her latest book co-authored by Francisco Diez is International Mediation in Venezuela.
Episodio 4: Nuestra invitada en esta edición en Español es Margarita López Maya, historiadora y profesora titular jubilada del Centro de Estudios del Desarrollo (CENDES) de la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Fue directora de la Revista Venezolana de Economía y Ciencias Sociales y presidenta de la Sección de Estudios Venezolanistas del Latin American Studies Association. Su más reciente libro es El ocaso del Chavismo: Venezuela 20...
Episode 3: Our guest is Clifton Ross, acclaimed writer, director, producer, poet, and co-author of “Until the Rulers Obey: Voices from Latin American Social Movements”. He has been reporting on Latin American revolutionary and social movements since 1982. His new documentary film is “In the Shadow of the Revolution.”
Episode 2: Our guest is Alejandro Velasco, associate professor of Latin American History at New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study and Executive Director at North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA). His book is Barrio Rising: Urban popular politics and the making of Modern Venezuela.
Episode 1: Our guest is Javier Corrales, professor of Political Science at Amherst College and co-author of Dragon in the Tropics: The Life and Legacy of Hugo Chávez
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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