DeFacto Podcast

Join Valentina Caracci, Ricardo Salas, and I on a regular basis as we interview members of the Hertie School's community about current events and issues they care about. Our most recent episodes are available via Soundcloud below, and you can find all our older episodes available for download from Dropbox here.


Season 3 Episode 2

We sat down with Dr. Matteo Garavoglia, Giulio del Balzo, and Davide Zilli to discuss the results of the 2018 Italian elections.


Season 3 Episode 1

We sat down with Josephine Quioc and Georges Delrieu to talk about cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, and what they mean for the future of governance.


Season 2 Episode 3

We sat down with Dr. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi and Raphaëlle Arino to discuss the fallout from the Paradise Papers.


Season 2 Episode 2

After independence referendums in Kurdistan & Catalonia, we sat down with Dr. Başak Çalı, Naz Ali, and Roberto Japón Treffler to talk about the implications.