Podcast

April Hovav

The transnational aspects of Surrogacy with April Hovav


In episode #6 of the A-id podcast, we were joined by Dr April Hovav to discuss the important topic of surrogacy looking specifically at the country of Mexico.

Dr April Hovav is a Post-Doc at the Institute for Practical Ethics at the University of California, San Diego who has carried out extensive research work on surrogacy in Mexico and published for prestigious research outlets including Social Science & Medicine and Gender & Society.

Tom Mills

The role of the mining industry for developed and emerging economies with Tom Mills


In episode #5 of the A-id podcast, we were joined by Tom Mills to discuss some of the major paradigm shifts in the mining industry.

After a long career in the mining and energy sectors, he is now the Director and Head of Research at Two Oceans Strategy. Tom Mills is an inspiring leader working at the intersection between politics, society and economics in the natural resources and energy industries in emerging markets.

Louisa Acciari

Recognition of domestic workers with and without COVID-19 with Louisa Acciari


In episode #4 of the A-id podcast, we were joined by Louisa Acciari to discuss the recognition of domestic workers with and without COVID-19.

Working as a post-doctoral researcher at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and as a Programme Officer at the International Domestic Workers’ Federation, Louisa is a great profile to provide us with a unique angle on the situation in Brazil.

Aderanti Adepoju

Migration Policy in West Africa with Professor Aderanti Adepoju


Professor Adepoju is one of the leading experts in Africa migration. Authors of several landmark articles on migration in West Africa, Professor Adepoju has also collaborated with the ILO, UN, UNFPA, and IOM and is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Migration among others.

Annalisa Prizzon

The Shifting International Development Financing Landscape


For episode #2 of the A-id podcast, we were joined by Annalisa Prizzon to discuss the major shifts in the international development finance landscape and the related challenges and opportunities for low- and middle-income countries.

Annalisa is a Senior Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London. She has widely published in peer-reviewed journals, edited books and research reports on aid, external debt and development finance.

Daniel Callies

Climate Change: The Alternatives to Mitigation and Adaptation


In this first episode, Daniel Callies joined us to discuss climate change, and more specifically, the alternatives to mitigation and adaptation.

Daniel is a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California San Diego Institute for Practical Ethics. His main areas of focus are on issues at the intersection of ethics, political philosophy, technology, and the environment. Last year, he published his first book titled Climate Engineering: A Normative Perspective.