Inside the Issues, the Centre for International Governance Innovation’s (CIGI) video podcast series, is back for a fifth season with authoritative insight on global security and politics, international law, and global economy topics.

The first episode of the 2014-15 season features CIGI Senior Fellow Laura DeNardis on the future of the Internet. In addition to exploring the role of ICANN, the new episode touches on the tensions between economic, cultural and territorial interests in Internet controls and standards. DeNardis is also a professor at American University and research director of the Global Commission on Internet Governance.  

Inside the Issues is available on the CIGI YouTube channelCIGI’s iTunes video and audio feeds, and The series continues to be recorded in the CIGI broadcast studio in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Episodes will be hosted by CIGI Chair of Global Security and Senior Fellow David Welch, as well as new host Andrew Thompson of the University of Waterloo and Balsillie School of International Affairs.

Kevin Dias, Communications Specialist, CIGI
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