▶︎ Live Show 3/2/21: Recounting 2020

No one missed that the least years were quite a special year but you might have missed some special things that happened in 2020.  The Association of Foreign Affairs brings you a recounting of 2020 ‘a la Pod&Radio style. Enjoy this edited version of our previous live-show where we talk

COVID-19 Vaccine Programs Shine Light on Global Health Inequality

By September 2020, the world’s richest countries, which represent less than 15% of the global population, have bought over 50% of all available COVID-19 vaccine doses. What is more, high and middle-income countries have additional bilateral deals to administer further doses that exceed their actual need many times. This has

Is there a chance to heal our relationship with nature in a post-Covid world?

This pandemic has exposed many deep issues regarding the relationship between our species and the natural world. After the immediate stresses, we have the opportunity to create a better, greener future but this will require global cooperation, regardless of political direction.  As the world battles Covid-19, many measures taken to

Coronavirus and Persian Literary Humanism

This article is a contribution from Mehdi Ghavideldostkohi, lecturer and Persian language instructor at Lund University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. It covers a fascinating relation between Persian literature and the current pandemic outbreak – and what this means for human affinity. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, while announcing the extension of