Globalisation Cafe Episodes
About This Show
Globalisation Café is an occasional podcast series hosted by Dr. Philip Leech-Ngo. It is a show about the global issues that affect our everyday lives, marking a new platform for political junkies and newbies to engage with research, international affairs and politics. We feature conversations with some of the most interesting people in the political world; expert commentary on current affairs; and other stories that are relevant to the current affairs affecting Canadians. Because the political conversation matters.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 10: The Economics of Palestine
4 days ago
Today's guest is Ibrahim Shikaki, an Economics PhD Student at the New School for Social Research in New York and policy member at Al Shabaka. He was previously lead economic researcher for Diakonia’s International Humanitarian Law Research Center and instructor of economics at the universities of Birzeit and Al Quds. He also worked as a research associate at the Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute (MAS). His recent writings include work on UNCTAD’s The Palestinian economy in East Jerusalem: Enduring annexation, isolation and disintegration; “Between Marshall and Kerry: economic plans with political engines” in Al Hadaf Magazine; and development as a tool for resistance with Alaa Tartir in Bisan Research Center’s “Critical studies of development in Palestine.”