Armen Hakhverdian is universitair hoofddocent politicologie aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam. Hij doet onderzoek naar politieke vertegenwoordiging, publieke opinie en ongelijkheid. Hij schreef samen met Wouter Schakel het boek 'Nepparlement? Een pleidooi voor politiek hokjesdenken' (2017, Amsterdam University Press) over ongelijke vertegenwoordiging in Nederland.
Laatste berichten door Armen Hakhverdian
Nigel Farage has declared that the Brexit Party will not field candidates at the upcoming UK general election in seats currently held by the Conservatives. We are joined by Professor Rob Ford (University of Manchester) to discuss the consequences of Farage’s decision and much more. You can follow Rob on Twitter: @RobFordMancs. Find us on […]
Why don’t refugees just get in line and enter a particular destination country legally? Well, as David Fitzgerald (University of California, San Diego) argues in his latest book ‘Refuge Beyond Reach: How Rich Democracies Repel Asylum Seekers‘, many of the richest democracies in the world have made it all but impossible for refugees to do […]
Today I’m joined by Kwame Anthony Appiah, Professor of Philosophy and Law at New York University. Professor Appiah has written widely on a range of topics, including political and moral philosophy, philosophy of language, race and identity, and African intellectual history. He also writes the weekly Ethicist column for the New York Times magazine. His […]
In yet another twist in the never-ending Brexit saga, MPs backed Boris Johnson’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill, but moments later voted against the proposed timetable, leaving Brexit ‘in limbo’. An extension of the 31 October deadline seems all but inevitable. We are joined by Rob Ford (University of Manchester) to make sense of these developments. You […]
We are joined by Anand Giridharadas (@AnandWrites) to talk about his book ‘Winners take all: the elite charade of changing the world‘ (Dutch translation: ‘Waarom de superrijken de wereld niet zullen veranderen‘). We talk about billionaire philanthropists and the harm they inflict on society, the system that keeps them in power, why today’s tech monopolies […]