Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes

Weekly podcast on the events, policies and ideas that will shape the world. World in 30 minutes is curated by Mark Leonard, Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), and features top-level speakers from across the EU and beyond to debate and discuss Europe’s role in the world. It was awarded “Best podcasts on EU politics” by PolicyLab in 2019. Member of the EuroPod network.


The EU's New Top Personnel

This week, Mark discussed the European Council's top jobs package, from Ursula von der Leyen to Josep Borrell, who are supposed to lead Europe in the next years, with an ECFR all-star cast from four different ECFR offices. Bookshelf: Wes Mitchell: Perhapsburg (American Interest) Francis Fukuyama: Identity John Mearsheimer: The Great Dillusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities Luuk von Middelaar: Alarums and Excursions – Improving Politics on the European Stage Parag Khanna: The Future is Asian German philosophy about Europe from Immanuel Kant to Jürgen Habermas Robert Menasse: Die Hauptstadt ECFR: Strategic sovereignty: How Europe can regain the capacity to act The podcast was recorded on 5 July 2019 Picture: European Union EC - Audiovisual Service


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