Australia and the World

AUSTRALIA & THE WORLD Originally recorded as an episode of The Practical Stoic Podcast, Dr. Joseph Siracusa speaks with Simon Drew about Australia’s place in the global community. MORE EPISODES SEE MORE VITAL CONVERSATIONS FOR CITIZENS & SEEKERS “It seems to me that what is linear is not history but the human spirit.”– Dr. Joseph […]

The Coming War with China

THE COMING WAR WITH CHINA Originally recorded as an episode of The Practical Stoic Podcast, Dr. Joseph Siracusa speaks with Simon Drew about the potential and threat of a war with China.  MORE EPISODES SEE MORE VITAL CONVERSATIONS FOR CITIZENS & SEEKERS “It seems to me that what is linear is not history but the […]

The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons

THE HISTORY & FUTURE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS Dr. Joseph Siracusa—the world’s leading expert on the history of nuclear weapons—joins Simon Drew for a conversation on the history and future of nuclear weapons. MORE EPISODES SEE MORE VITAL CONVERSATIONS FOR CITIZENS & SEEKERS “It seems to me that what is linear is not history but the […]

9/11 and American Diplomacy

9/11 AND AMERICAN DIPLOMACY Dr. Joseph Siracusa breaks down the most important historical and political realities surrounding the 9/11 attack and the events that followed since 2001. MORE EPISODES SEE MORE VITAL CONVERSATIONS FOR CITIZENS & SEEKERS “It seems to me that what is linear is not history but the human spirit.”– Dr. Joseph M. […]

The History & Utility of Diplomacy

THE HISTORY & UTILITY OF DIPLOMACY Dr. Joseph Siracusa—an expert on international diplomacy—speaks with Simon Drew about the history and utility of diplomacy. What is the role of diplomacy? How can we use diplomacy in our lives? What is the current state of international diplomacy? All these questions and more are explored within this conversation.  […]

The Patterns of History

THE PATTERNS OF HISTORY Originally recorded as an episode of The Practical Stoic Podcast, Dr. Joseph Siracusa speaks with Simon Drew about connecting the dots of history and learning the patterns of human nature.  MORE EPISODES SEE MORE VITAL CONVERSATIONS FOR CITIZENS & SEEKERS “It seems to me that what is linear is not history […]

Pre-Ukrainian Invasion Discussion with Prof. Joseph Siracusa

DR. JOSEPH SIRACUSA OUR FIRST IN-PERSON DISCUSSION GUEST: DR. JOSEPH SIRACUSA This is conversation that I had with Professor Joseph Siracusa in Melbourne, Australia, on the 17th of March, 2022, just before the Ukrainian invasion. We discussed the Ukraine-Russia tensions, international diplomacy, history, theology, philosophy, and many other topics. Note that the audio for this […]

Professor Joseph Siracusa | Connecting the Dots & Learning Patterns of History

Professor Joseph Siracusa was previously Deputy Dean of Global and Language Studies in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Born and raised in Chicago and a long time resident of Australia, Joseph studied at the University of Denver and the University of Vienna and received his PhD at the […]

Prof. Joseph Siracusa | The History & Utility of Diplomacy

Professor Joseph Siracusa is the Professor of Human Security and International Diplomacy at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne. He’s also the President Emeritus of Australia’s Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.  Born and raised in Chicago and a long time resident of Australia, Joseph studied at the University of Denver and the […]

Prof. Joseph Siracusa | The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons

Professor Joseph Siracusa is the Professor of Human Security and International Diplomacy at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne. He’s also the President Emeritus of Australia’s Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.  Born and raised in Chicago and a long time resident of Australia, Joseph studied at the University of Denver and the […]