IDS Between the Lines podcast – a year in review

Published on 19 December 2021

As our 3rd season of Between the Lines finishes, we look back on the episodes we produced in 2021 and showcase some of our highlights.

Between the Lines explores books with ideas for positive social and environmental change. The discussions give an insight on the themes covered in the book, exploring the challenges and discoveries, and why the issues matter for progressive and sustainable development globally.

Episode highlights

Tax expert Jalia Kangave interviews Mick Moore and Wilson Prichard who along with Odd-Helge Fjeldstad authored the book Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development.

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IDS Fellow, John Gaventa interviews Fiona Anciano and Joanna Wheeler who edited the book: Political Values and Narratives of Resistance: Social Justice and the Fractured Promises of Post-colonial States.

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IDS Director of Research, Peter Taylor interviews IDS Research Fellows; Danny Burns and Jo Howard, and Sonia M. Ospina who edited the recently published: SAGE Handbook of Participatory Research and Inquiry.

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IDS Fellow Shandana Mohmand interviews Adam Auerbach, author of the book: Demanding Development: The Politics of Public Goods Provision in India’s Urban Slums.

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IDS Fellow Shilpi Srivastava interviews Jeremy Allouche, Dipak Gyawali and Carl Middleton the editors of the book: The Water–Food–Energy Nexus: Power, Politics, and Justice.

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Dinah Rajak speaks with Phil Mader and Natascha van der Zwan, about their vital new book The Routledge International Handbook of Financialization.

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IDS Director Melissa Leach joins Anthropologist and Founding Director of the Vaccine Confidence Project, Heidi Larson, to discuss her new book Stuck: How Vaccine Rumors Start and Why They Don’t Go Away.

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IDS Digital and Technology researcher, Tony Roberts, speaks with Philip Howard about his new book: Lie Machines.

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Forthcoming episodes in 2022

We have a packed schedule of episodes for 2022 as we launch into our 4th season. Books we will feature include:

  • Split Waters: The Idea of Water Conflicts
    Luisa Cortesi and K. J. Joy interviewed by Lyla Mehta
  • Legal Identity, Race and Belonging in the Dominion Republic
    Eve Hayes de Kalaf interviewed by Tony Roberts
  • From Anger to Action: Inside the Global Movements for Social Justice, and a Sustainable Planet
    Ben Jackson and Harriet Lamb interviewed by John Gaventa

If you have an episode suggestion for 2022, then email: [email protected]


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