GLD Podcast Series

Episode 1: Marwa Shalaby





Marwa Shalaby (Visiting Scholar, GLD)

Episode 1: Marwa discusses her research on women's political participation in the MENA region, with GLD Program Director Ellen Lust. Utilizing her research in Kuwait, Egypt, Jordan and Morocco, Marwa explores the obstacles faced by many female legislators, and outlines how these challenges can be overcome.

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Episode 2: Yeşim Arat




Yeşim Arat (Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul)

Episode 2: Yeşim discusses the ongoing political and demographic transformations in Turkey and their impacts on the country's key institutions, including the judiciary, the military, and the media.

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Episode 3: Jon Pierre



Jon Pierre (Professor, Department of Political Science, Gothenburg University)

Episode 3: Jon Pierre, professor of political science at Gothenburg University, discusses his 2011 book "The Politics of Urban Governance." Outlining his four models on governance, Pierre explores the changing dynamics of governance and government in 21st-century cities, and discusses its implications on everyday living for the urban citizen.

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