Asia Research Institute

Podcast Series


The Asia Dialogue podcast series brings you the leading voices on some of the major issues, opportunities and challenges in Asia.

We speak with academic colleagues and friends from around the world, discussing the key issues you need to know about.

We hope you find them informative and insightful, helping us to enrich our understanding and working knowledge of the region.


Special episodes

The Impact of Covid-19 on Women and Girls in the Philippines

Director of University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute (UoNARI) Carole Spary interviews Chester Yacub, a PhD researcher at the University of Nottingham. In this episode, Carole speaks with Chester about a new project he is involved in alongside UoNARI's Dr Pauline Eadie, which assess the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on women and girls in the Philippines.



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The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor 

Professor Katharine Adeney, Director of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute, talks to us about South Asia’s largest infrastructure development project and what this means for Pakistan.



India’s Foreign Policy

Professor Ian Hall, Deputy Director of the Griffith Asia Institute, talks to us about the unique aspects of India’s foreign policy.



The United Front in China

Didi Kirsten Tatlow, Senior Fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin, talks with us about the history and development of the United Front in China.



India's Solar Energy

Dr Liz Chatterjee, specialist in the history and political economy of energy in the age of climate change and lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, talks to us about the challenges and opportunities behind India’s solar energy industry.



Overseas Filipino Nurses to the UK

Dr Joy Spiliopoulos, specialist on gender and migration with a particular focus on healthcare professionals in Southeast Asia and based at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, talks to us about the history of Overseas Filipino nurses working in the UK. 



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