Helen Thompson's Interviews
Energy Geopolitics & the Remaking of the Modern World | Helen Thompson
In Episode 257 of Hidden Forces, Demetri Kofinas speaks with Helen Thompson, author and Professor of Political Economy at the University of Cambridge. Thompson’s current research concentrates on the political economy of energy and the long history of the democratic, economic, and geopolitical disruptions of the twenty-
Episode 154: Interview with Professor Helen Thompson on her new book Disorder: Hard Times in the 21st century.
Fascinating interview exploring the interwoven geopolitical, economic, and political history of Western democratic societies since the early 20th century, revealing the way in which the battles for energy and for resources has shaped politics, the fault lines ultimately leading to many recent crises. Helen shares her
168. Oil: Conflict, Chaos and Climate Change
Tom and Dominic are back with Helen Thompson for a second episode on the history of oil, its impact and how it shapes geopolitics. Tune in to hear about the impact of oil production on US Politics, its importance to the history and current situation in Ukraine, and what we can learn about oil from the exploits of J. R.
The Future of Disorder: A Discussion with Helen Thompson
In her book Disorder: Hard Times in the 21st Century (Oxford UP, 2022), Cambridge academic Helen Thompson gets beyond the ephemeral and analyses instead the role of more fundamental drivers of events – including the energy markets and the international monetary system. That’s one way in which her book is distinctive. I
Helen Thompson: Is Vladimir Putin Returning the World to the Hard Times of the 1970s?
In this episode of “Keen On”, Andrew is joined by Helen Thompson, the author of “Disorder: Hard Times in the 21st Century”. Helen Thompson is Professor of Political Economy at the University of Cambridge. Her current research concentrates on the political economy of energy and the long history of the democratic, econom
We’re back from our summer break with David, Helen and Adam Tooze exploring what the pandemic has revealed about politics, economics and the new world order. From Covid crisis to China crisis to climate crisis: how does it all fit together? And what comes next? Adam’s new book is Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World’s E