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Hello, and welcome to Developing Ideas podcast from NUS Scotland! 

Nov 18, 2020

Why is it important right now to think about the future of democracy? What tools do we have at our disposal to do this? To answer these questions we are joined by Paul Jürgensen from Das Progressive Zentrum.  


Das Progressive Zentrum is a Berlin based think-tank. You can find more about their Innocracy festival by...

Oct 19, 2020

In this episode Sara Khan, VP Liberation and Equality launches our mini-series into decolonisation. We are joined by Sara Bafo, Welfare and Liberation Officer from Goldsmiths SU. Together, we explore what we mean by decolonisation, where we are currently and an introduction into the history of decolonisation. Along the...

Aug 27, 2020

This time we are joined by queer and disability activist Carson Tueller, talking about what it is to be disruptive, hopeful activism, internalised oppression and what it was like to work on a presidential campaign. A jam-packed podcast that sheds light on how we can tackle ableism and the vital role that we all have...

Jun 22, 2020

We are joined by Todd Davies, Stanford’s Associate director and lecturer in the symbolic systems programme. Todd Davies is a leading thinker and writer on the subject of deliberative design, and together we get to talk about his research into areas such as equality of participation and designing spaces for action.

Jun 15, 2020

In this episode of Developing Ideas podcast, Liam McCabe, President of NUS Scotland and Ann Letham, President of Borders College Student Association discuss the impact Covid-19 has had for the College sector. 

This was recorded on the 10th of June, prior to the announcement by the Scottish Government of summer support...