The New Context

The Student Journal of International Affairs at The New School


The New Context Podcast is a platform to delve deeper into niche topics with faculty experts at the International Affairs Programs! Tune in for discussions on their personal research, their take on topics of international importance, or answers to student questions. Check out the latest episodes below!

Episode 4: Nina Khrushcheva – Russia “In Putin’s Footsteps”

In the latest episode, Julie AndersenNatalia Molina Ballester, and La Rainne Pasion chat with Professor Nina Khrushcheva about realities in modern Russia and her book, In Putin’s Footsteps.

Episode 3: Sean Jacobs and Nina Khrushcheva – Propaganda

Associate Professor of International Affairs and Editor of Africa is a Country, Sean Jacobs, and Professor of International Affairs, Nina Khrushcheva joined us for a conversation about propaganda, media, public perception and how world leaders use the internet.

Episode 2: Border (lines)

In the first episode of the Border(lines) series, we welcome professors Everita Silina and Peter Hoffman for a conversation on critical humanitarianism and the politics of aid work with refugees. The New Context intro music “Miles” by Broke for Free. For the Border(lines) series, original intro/outro music by Pablo Altar; “One World” by Kudsi Ergüner, courtesy of Naxos America, Inc.

Episode 1: Sheba Tejani – Feminist Economics

Join The New Context for a discussion on Feminist Economics with Professor Sheba Tejani! Sheba will discuss the field at large, how new methodologies are helping economists out of the armchair, and her course on Feminist Economics. Music by Broke for Free.