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Global Stage showcases academic and policy-related work on democracy and human development throughout the world, shedding light on cutting-edge research from the social sciences, humanities, and beyond. Global Stage is a production of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame.

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Global Stage showcases academic and policy-related work on democracy and human development throughout the world, shedding light on cutting-edge research from the social sciences, humanities, and beyond. Global Stage is a production of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame.

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Episodes

Violencia de Género, Democracia y Desarrollo: El Laboratorio para la Eliminación de la Violencia contra la Mujer

4/11/2024
Para conmemorar el mes de las luchas de las mujeres, la politóloga Abby Córdova junto con la afiliada doctoral Isabel Güiza-Gómez y la estudiante de pregrado Isabela Tasende discuten sobre la investigación y el trabajo de política pública del Laboratorio para la Eliminación de la Violencia contra la Mujer. Este laboratorio del Instituto Kellogg fue recientemente lanzado y está dirigido a comprender una de las preguntas más apremiantes sobre democracia y desarrollo: ¿Cómo podemos resolver de forma efectiva la violencia contra la mujer en contextos donde la violencia criminal a gran escala y las profundas desigualdades incrementan los riesgos para la participación política de la mujer y usualmente conllevan a su migración forzada?

Duration:00:42:12

Gender-Based Violence, Democracy, and Development: The Notre Dame Eliminating Violence Against Women Lab

3/29/2024
As Women's History Month draws to a close, Global Stage presents a discussion among political scientist Abby Córdova, Kellogg Doctoral Student Affiliate Isabel Güiza-Gómez, and undergraduate International Scholar Isabela Tasende about their current research and policy work with the Notre Dame Eliminating Violence Against Women Lab. This recently launched Kellogg policy and practice research lab tackles one of the most pressing questions at the center of democracy and development: how do we effectively address violence against women in contexts where large-scale violence, coupled with entrenched inequalities, increase challenges to women’s civic and political participation, often resulting in forced migration?

Duration:00:35:05

"I Surrender: A Memoir of Chile’s Dictatorship, 1975" with Kathleen Osberger

3/25/2024
Interviewed by Kellogg Doctoral Student Affiliate María Paz Madrid, Notre Dame alumnus Kathleen Osberger talks about her book “I Surrender: A Memoir of Chile’s Dictatorship, 1975,” which recounts her experience in Chile in 1975, two years after a CIA-assisted coup overthrew the democratically-elected president Salvador Allende and installed the Pinochet dictatorship. The book highlights the prominent role of Chilean people in confronting the military dictatorship, paying tribute to victims after 5 decades.

Duration:00:30:29

Democracy and Electoral Observation with OAS Secretary for Strengthening Democracy

2/19/2024
Interviewed by Kellogg Doctoral Student Affiliate Alejandro González, OAS Secretary for Strengthening Democracy Francisco Guerrero discusses emerging and lingering challenges for electoral democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean. Drawing upon his engagement with 49 electoral observation missions in 34 countries, Guerrero highlights the role of organized crime in weakening democracy – as recently seen in Ecuador – and social mobilization against democratic backsliding – as in Guatemala.

Duration:00:21:16

Environmental Violence and Peacebuilding with Anthropologist Drew Marcantonio

1/29/2024
Dr. Richard “Drew” Marcantonio sits down with Kellogg Doctoral Student Affiliate Patrick McQuestion to discuss the intricacies of environmental violence and peacebuilding. As a researcher and practitioner focused on regenerative livelihoods and environmental management, Marcantonio provides an ethically-motivated framework for assessing violence produced by economic structures, material interventions, vulnerable infrastructure, and power differentials. Bringing his experience in conflict-affected areas like Sierra Leone and Colombia, his research is grounded in long-term visions for peace and human flourishing amidst a rapidly changing climate.

Duration:00:31:06

40 años de democracia ininterrumpida en Argentina

12/18/2023
El podcast Global Stage celebra el cuadragésimo aniversario de la democracia ininterrumpida en Argentina desde 1983 cuando el país transitó del autoritarismo a la política democrática. En entrevista con el candidato doctoral Natán Skigin, el director del Instituto Kellogg y politólogo Aníbal Pérez Liñán y el profesor afiliado al Instituto y politólogo Luis Schiumerini resaltan los logros, los desafíos y el futuro de la democracia argentina, a partir de su experticia en regímenes políticos, elecciones y polarización, así como su experiencia personal como ciudadanos argentinos.

Duration:00:25:53

The 40th Anniversary of Uninterrupted Democracy in Argentina

12/18/2023
Global Stage celebrates the 40th anniversary of uninterrupted Democracy in Argentina since 1983, when the country transitioned from authoritarianism to democratic politics. Interviewed by Kellogg PhD Fellow Natán Skigin, Kellogg Institute director and political scientist Anibal Pérez-Liñán and Kellogg Faculty Fellow and political scientist Luis Schiumerini highlight the accomplishments, challenges, and future of Argentine democracy with their expertise in political regimes, parties, elections, and polarization, as well as their personal backgrounds as citizens from Argentina.

Duration:00:24:37

Ruling Emancipated Slaves and Indigenous Subjects: The Divergent Legacies of Forced Settlement and Colonial Occupation in the Global South with Political Scientist Olukunle Owolabi

11/27/2023
In this episode of Global Stage, Olukunle Owolabi, associate professor of political science at Villanova University, expands upon the background, methods, and historical evidence utilized for his recent book "Ruling Emancipated Slaves and Indigenous Subjects: The Divergent Legacies of Forced Settlement and Colonial Occupation in the Global South," published by Oxford University Press (2023). In an interview with Kellogg Doctoral Student Affiliate Josephine Lechartre, Dr. Owolabi describes in depth the divergent development trajectories of former settled and occupied colonial governments, including cases from North Africa and the Caribbean Islands.

Duration:00:45:44

Anger, Retaliatory Violence, and Peaceful Political Activism: Individual Drivers of Post-Conflict Behavior with Political Scientist Debra Javeline

10/30/2023
Interviewed by Kellogg Doctoral Affiliate William Kakenmaster, political scientist Debra Javeline discusses individual factors that shape post-conflict behavior. Based on her new book "After violence: Russia's Beslan School Massacre and the Peace that Followed," Javeline tackles the question of what individual characteristics might mobilize somebody to either engage in retaliatory violence or peaceful political activism in the aftermath of large-scale violence. Her research shows that, contrary to expected, anger is a healthy civic emotion since it often drives peaceful political activism instead of violence.

Duration:00:45:49

Justicia transicional y derechos humanos en El Salvador con José María Tojeira

10/9/2023
En entrevista con los estudiantes doctorales Isabel Güiza-Gómez y Patrick McQuestion, José María Tojeira describe la lucha por la justicia transicional y la defensa de los derechos humanos en El Salvador desde la firma de los acuerdos de paz de Chapultepec (1992) hasta el retroceso democrático de los últimos años. José María es sacerdote jesuita y promotor de los derechos de las víctimas a la verdad, justicia, reparación y no repetición.

Duration:00:33:23

Counseling Women: Kinship Against Violence in India, with Anthropologist Julia Kowalski

9/18/2023
Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow and Keough School anthropologist Julia Kowalski presents results from her ethnographic research around the dynamics of gender-based violence and counseling practices in northern India. In a conversation with Kellogg Doctoral Affiliate and peace studies/anthropology PhD student Jem Panganiban, Kowalski describes her use of an ideology of language framework to deconstruct the interactions between victims and perpetrators, as well as counselors and families, to understand practical and intuitive responses to violence. Her research questions the assumptions around personal independence and kinship values, drawing from her extensive experience in counseling offices around India.

Duration:00:33:55

Women’s Economic Empowerment: Old and New Trends in Gender Economic Studies with Economist Lakshmi Iyer

8/21/2023
Relying on her own research agenda in women’s economic empowerment, economist Lakshmi lyer lays out old and new trends in gender economic studies, highlighting lingering questions on whether economic autonomy increases women decision-making within households and in society at large across different realms. Iyer also introduces the new Kellogg Policy and Practice research lab “Building Inclusive Growth (BIG)” that aims to provide research infrastructure to produce impactful research on development economics and political economy for academic and policy audiences. Interviewed by doctoral student Grace Ortuzar.

Duration:00:32:04

Polarizing Polities: A Global Threat to Democracy, with Jennifer McCoy

7/17/2023
Drawing from her professional experience in conflict resolution and academic work in comparative politics, political scientist Jennifer McCoy (Georgia State University) discusses the topic of “polarizing polities” in a conversation with Kellogg Doctoral Student Affiliate Jacob Turner.

Duration:00:29:25

The Theological Witness of Salvadoran Archbishop St. Oscar Romero with Theologian Todd Walatka

6/13/2023
Interviewed by Kellogg Doctoral Student Affiliate Joachim Ozonze, theologian Todd Walatka introduces his work in progress on the thinking and witness of Salvadoran Archbishop St. Oscar Romero, who illustrates a way in which Catholic social teaching has been received and developed in Latin America.

Duration:00:19:25

Democracia, construcción de paz y desarrollo en la era de pos acuerdo en Colombia con el politólogo Juan Albarracín

5/1/2023
El politólogo Juan Albarracín (University of Illinois, Chicago) discute sobre la violencia letal contra líderes sociales en Colombia luego de la firma del acuerdo de paz en 2016, la cual genera preguntas sobre las posibilidades de democracia, construcción de paz y desarrollo en contextos de transición. Juan nos ofrece una perspectiva general sobre las trayectorias locales y los factores determinantes de los asesinatos a gran escala contra líderes sociales, quienes se movilizan por la paz, la inclusión política y la redistribución económica en la etapa del posacuerdo en Colombia.

Duration:00:31:02

Democracy, Peacebuilding, and Development in Post-Accord Colombia with Political Scientist Juan Albarracín

5/1/2023
Interviewed by Kellogg Doctoral Student Affiliate Isabel Güiza-Gómez, political scientist Juan Albarracín (University of Illinois, Chicago) discusses lethal violence against grassroots leaders in Colombia after the signing of the 2016 peace agreement, which raises questions on the prospects for democracy, peace-building, and development in transitioning contexts. He provides us with an overview of the local trajectories and determinants of large-scale assassinations of grassroots leaders, who mobilize for peace, political inclusion, and economic redistribution in post-accord Colombia.

Duration:00:30:21

The Kellogg Institute at its 40th Anniversary with Daniel Brinks

4/17/2023
Interviewed by Kellogg Doctoral Affiliates Isabel Güiza-Gómez and Benjamín García Holgado, current Kellogg Advisory Board member Daniel Brinks discusses his long-standing connection to the Kellogg Institute, what he remembers of the Institute when he was an affiliated graduate student in the 1990s, how Kellogg has impacted research on Latin American politics, and where the Institute can further grow in the near future.

Duration:00:14:17

The Kellogg Institute at its 40th Anniversary with Scott Mainwaring and Maria Rosa Olivera-Williams

4/11/2023
Interviewed by Kellogg Institute PhD Fellow Benjamín García Holgado, faculty fellows Scott Mainwaring (former director of the Kellogg Institute) and Maria Rosa Olivera Williams (professor of Latin American literature) discuss their long relationship with the Kellogg Institute, what they remember of Kellogg when they joined in the 1980s, the impact that Kellogg has had on their scholarship, what distinguishes the Institute from other university institutes, and how they envision Kellogg moving forward.

Duration:00:24:18

Democratic Transitions and Large-Scale Criminal Violence with Political Scientist Guillermo Trejo

3/27/2023
Interviewed by Kellogg Institute Doctoral Affiliates Mayra Ortiz and Laura López, political scientist Guillermo Trejo discusses how weak democratic transitions can lead to the outbreak of large-scale criminal violence, focusing on Mexico. He presents the main findings of his book co-authored along with Sandra Ley, “Votes, Drugs and Violence: The Political Logic of Criminal Wars in Mexico,” which offers evidence on the partisan logics of the ‘war on drugs’ and power fragmentation’s impacts on cartels’ and state’s incentives in engaging with violence.

Duration:00:26:23

Racial and Religious Self-Governance in the Spanish Atlantic World with Historian Karen Graubart

3/13/2023
Interviewed by Kellogg Doctoral Affiliates Aitor Valdesogo and Juan Vargas, historian Karen Graubart, who is a Kellogg Institute faculty fellow, introduces her recently published book, "Republics of Difference: Religious and Racial Self-Governance in the Spanish Atlantic World" (Oxford University Press, 2022). The result of more than 15 years of research, this book explores the mechanisms of self-governance that racialized and/or non-Christian communities put into practice in 15th-century Seville and 16th-17th century Lima.

Duration:00:27:36