Expert Voices on Atrocity Prevention is a podcast by the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The podcast, hosted by Global Centre Research Director Jaclyn Streitfeld-Hall, features one-on-one conversations with practitioners from the field of human rights, conflict prevention, atrocity prevention and other related agendas. These conversations aim to provide a glimpse of the personal and professional side of how practitioners approach human rights protection and atrocity prevention. New episodes are released every second Friday of the month. The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud and YouTube. Please subscribe for new episodes.
In this episode we sat down with Professor Alexander Hinton, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Director of the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights, and UNESCO Chair in Genocide Prevention at Rutgers University, to discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine. During the episode Professor Hinton examines the veracity of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claims of genocide in eastern Ukraine as impetus for the invasion.
This episode is the first in a two-part series on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and international law. Listen to the second episode featuring a discussion the international response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine with Rebecca Barber here.