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Podcast by On War: The Podcast

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Podcast by On War: The Podcast

Language:

English


Episodes

S2E08: On Studying War

9/12/2018
Returning from a long break, Al & Austin take a moment to reflect on their careers (cough) so far, and give sage words of advice to the next generation of budding scholars. If you're just starting out in an IR or PoliSci degree, or are thinking about one, and want to know 'what next'? - this is for you! Support us on Patreon! : www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Reddit: www.reddit.com/r/OnWarPodcast/ Want to keep up to date? Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/OnWarPodcast or on facebook at...

Duration:00:49:36

S2E07: Getting Critical

2/20/2018
Jumping from "Realism" to Foucault, Austin & Alasdair return to their undergrad and stare into the abyss of the Critical Schools of International Relations and Security Studies. What does it mean to ‘be critical’, what does this approach entail, and who critiques the critics? Support us on Patreon! : www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Reddit: www.reddit.com/r/OnWarPodcast/ Shownotes: https://onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com/2018/02/19/season-2-ep-6-getting-critical/ Want to keep up to date?...

Duration:00:37:25

S2E06 - Realism Part Two: Playing Games

1/30/2018
In this episode, Al & Austin explore another idea withing the school of Realism -the application of game theory to International Relations. Support us on Patreon! : www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Reddit: www.reddit.com/r/OnWarPodcast/ Shownotes: https://onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com/2018/01/30/season-2-episode-5realism-part-2-playing-games/ Want to keep up to date? Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/OnWarPodcast or on facebook at www.facebook.com/OnWarThePodcast

Duration:00:34:14

S2E05: On Realism

1/3/2018
In this start of a new series on the ‘schools of thought’ of war and IR, Alasdair & Austin take a look into Neorealism. What is its history, what kind of picture does it paint the world in, and do they find it useful in their own work? Shownotes: https://onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com/2018/01/04/season-2-episode-5-on-realism/ Support us on Patreon! : www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Reddit: www.reddit.com/r/OnWarPodcast/ Want to keep up to date? Follow us on twitter at...

Duration:00:32:38

S2E04: Soldiers of Fortune

12/19/2017
Support us on Patreon! : www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Reddit: www.reddit.com/r/OnWarPodcast/ Shownotes: https://onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com/2017/12/19/season-2-episode-4-soldiers-of-fortune/ Want to keep up to date? Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/OnWarPodcast or on facebook at www.facebook.com/OnWarThePodcast ERRATA: Alasdair mentions that the magazine 'Soldier of Fortune' Magazine is no longer published - this is incorrect. This is not true - the final paper issue was published...

Duration:00:45:13

S02E03: Pirates, Privateers and Commerce Warfare

12/1/2017
Alasdair and Austin don eyepatches and parrots to talk about piracy and its effect on the conduct and restrictions of naval warfare. This is a double episode! Support us on Patreon! : www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Reddit: www.reddit.com/r/OnWarPodcast/ Shownotes: https://onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com/2017/12/01/season-2-episode-3-pirates-privateers-and-merchant-warfare/ Want to keep up to date? Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/OnWarPodcast or on facebook at...

Duration:01:02:10

Special Episode: The Great Emu War

11/22/2017
In this special episode Alasdiar & Austin tell a story from Australia of daring, military experimentation and, ultimately, defeat. On it's 85th anniversary this is the story of Australia's Great Emu War. This episode has not been supported by our Patrons. Support us on Patreon! : www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Reddit: www.reddit.com/r/OnWarPodcast/ Want to keep up to date? Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/OnWarPodcast or on facebook at www.facebook.com/OnWarThePodcast If you enjoy...

Duration:00:14:46

S2E02: The Game's Afoot!

10/4/2017
After an unexpected absence, our two hosts leap into the historical narrative of the Great Game of Anglo-Russian competition in Central Asia during the 19th century, teasing out the lessons, personalities and parallels of this under researched struggle for power. Support us on Patreon! : www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Reddit: www.reddit.com/r/OnWarPodcast/ Shownotes: https://onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com/2017/10/03/season-2-e2-the-games-afoot/ Want to keep up to date? Follow us on...

Duration:00:29:48

S2E01: Trade, War and Opium

8/2/2017
To kick off the new season Austin & Alasdair discuss whether trade or war has had a greater impact on political history, or whether such a division can even be made. Support us on Patreon! : www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Reddit: www.reddit.com/r/OnWarPodcast/ Shownotes: onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com/2017/05/17…ay-of-war/ Want to keep up to date? Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/OnWarPodcast or on facebook at www.facebook.com/OnWarThePodcast

Duration:00:28:41

OWTP Episode Ten: The Liberal Way of War

5/18/2017
In this episode, Alasdair and Austin introduce ‘Liberal War Theory’, an approach that seeks to address the key problem of Democratic Peace theory and liberalism more broadly; How do we explain the warlike nature of otherwise ‘liberal’ states? Support us on Patreon! : www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Reddit: www.reddit.com/r/OnWarPodcast/ Shownotes: https://onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com/2017/05/17/episode-10-the-liberal-way-of-war/ Want to keep up to date? Follow us on twitter at...

Duration:00:24:00

OWTP Episode Nine: Bombs, Bugs and Gas pt 2

5/3/2017
Alasdair and Austin continue last week's discussion on the 'unholy trinity' of Chemical, Nuclear and Biological weapons, this time from the perspective of their use by non-state actors. Do the 'rules of war' restrain those deliberately excluded by them? Do non-state actors have their own 'rules' prohibiting the use of these weapons, or is this the real 'boogeyman' of CRBN? This is Part 2 of a two-part series on CRBN use and the laws of war. Support us on Patreon! :...

Duration:00:40:37

OWTP Episode Eight: Bombs, Bugs and Gas pt 1

4/26/2017
In this Episode, Alasdiar and Austin respond to a question from the listeners regarding the laws of war and the 'unholy trinity' of Chemical, Nuclear and Biological Weapons. Just how much of a threat do these weapons pose? What limitations, be they practical, social or legal, really apply to them? Is there truly any point in possessing them? This episode is the first of a 2-part series, and covers this topic with regard to their use, possession and development for Nation-States. Part 2, to...

Duration:00:33:19

OWTP Episode Seven: The Laws of War

4/13/2017
In this episode, Alasdair and Austin explore the history of the laws and 'unwritten rules' that govern the practice of war. Who do they apply to? Are they still relevant? Have they ever truly been 'rules'? OUR NEW REDDIT!: https://www.reddit.com/r/OnWarPodcast/ Support us on Patreon! : www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Shownotes: https://onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com/2017/04/13/episode-seven-the-laws-of-war/ Want to keep up to date? Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/OnWarPodcast or on...

Duration:00:43:43

OWTP Episode Six: On Terrorism

3/29/2017
How does terrorism fit in the public and governmental ideas of warfare? Can the 'Global War on Terror' really be considered a war? What threat does it really pose to our security, and even our way of life? Support us on Patreon! : www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Shownotes: https://onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com/2017/03/29/episode-6-on-terrorism/ Want to keep up to date? Follow us on twitter at https://twitter.com/OnWarPodcast or on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/OnWarThePodcast

Duration:00:38:51

OWTP Episode Five: Little Wars of Insurgency

3/15/2017
Have Insurgencies, the 'little wars' of insurrection, become the mainstay of modern war? Why is it that the might of Western military powers, particularly the US, fared so badly in them? Should they be considered wars at all? Shownotes: https://onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com/2017/03/15/episode-5-little-warsof-insurgency/ Support our show! https://www.patreon.com/user?u=4769847 Contact Us: onwarthepodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:34:55

OWTP Episode Four: Fighting for Peace

3/1/2017
In this episode Alasdair and Austin discuss peace keeping and peace enforcement missions around the world.

Duration:00:43:31

OWTP Episode Three: Causes for war, Greed or Grievance?

2/15/2017
On this episode, Alasdair and Austin discuss two braod rationales for conflict; Greed and Grievance Support us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Shownotes: https://onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com/2017/02/15/episode-three-causes-for-war-greed-or-grievance/

Duration:00:28:43

OWTP Episode Two: A Democratic Peace?

2/6/2017
In this episode Alasdair & Austin explore and critically express democratic peace theory; idea that democracies don’t go to war with one another. Become a Patron! : https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Shownotes: www.onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com

Duration:00:19:15

OWTP Episode 1: By Other Means

1/15/2017
The First episode of "On War: The Podcast", a 'two dudes talking' podcast on the philosophies and theories behind one of the most powerful and devastating influences on human history; War. Shownotes available at: https://onwarthepodcast.wordpress.com/ Become a Patron! : https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4769847 Theme Music: Excerpts of Hungarian Rhapsody no 2, Franz Liszt, version arranged by Schmidt-Koethen, performed by the United States Navy Band

Duration:00:37:24