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In our "Politics on Point" AIES Podcast series, we shed a light on global affairs and the most pressing political issues of our time. From unfolding events to long-term trends and our most recent publications, we aim to bring the world a step closer to our audience, one podcast at a time.

10.05.21 / Pt. 3

The Shift in Turkey’s Foreign Policy

In the seventh episode of the AIES Politics on Point Podcast, AIES Senior Research Fellow Sofia-Maria Satanakis and AIES Project Coordinator Katrin Süss share their findings about the shift in Turkey's Foreign Policy based on their recent publication on this matter.

08.04.21 / Pt. 2

EU Trends in 2021 – Recovery from COVID-19 pandemic

In the second of two episodes about EU trends in 2021, AIES experts Katrin Süss, Sofia-Maria Satanakis, and Christoph Schwarz explore the EU's recovery from Covid-19, European security and defence, as well as the developments in global and European space affairs.

16.03.21 / Pt. 1

EU Trends in 2021 – In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

In the first of two episodes about EU trends in 2021, AIES experts Velina Tchakarova, Michael Zinkanell, and Livia Benko explore the geopolitical macro-developments, European integration in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the regional stability in and around Europe.

17.11.20 / No. 4

Online Disinformation – A Threat to Democracy

In the fourth episode of the AIES podcast Politics on Point, AIES expert Michael Zinkanell shares his knowledge on the strategies, goals, and consequences of online disinformation campaigns. He furthermore discusses what we as a democratic society can do, in order to become more resilient in the face of deliberate attacks on the legitimacy and trust in our institutions.

01.10.20 / No. 3

Global System Outlook

In the third episode of the AIES Podcast, Velina Tchakarova, Head of the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy, shares her insights on the underlying transformative processes and changing power structures in the Global System, discussing the trends that will shape the next decade in international relations.

04.08.20 / No. 2

Austria-China Relations during Covid-19

While the Covid-19 crisis has not induced a restructuring of Sino-Austrian relations, it might intensify Austria's European engagement regarding China. Austria might hence be impelled to continue on a national level its policy of neutrality and non-confrontational approach towards China but increase its engagement on a European level. Sofia-Maria Satanakis, Research Fellow at the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy, and Lucas Erlbacher discuss the state of the Austria-China relation during the Covid-19 crisis. Lucas Erlbacher is the author of the Austrian Chapter in the Special Report 'Covid-19 and Europe-China Relations' by the European Think-Tank Network on China (ETNC).

15.07.20 / No. 1

The Increasing Militariziation of Space

Sofia-Maria Satanakis, Research Fellow at the Austria Institute for European and Security Policy, talks with AIES Intern and co-author of the AIES Fokus Paper "Space Race 2.0 - Renewed Great Power Competition in the Earth's Orbit", Christoph Schwarz, about the increasing militarization of outer space. Also, Sebastien Moranta from the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) joins the conversation to provide a deeper insight about military space activities at EU level.