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The Election Nerds

The Election Nerds is a regular podcast on Australian Politics recorded in the studios of radio 2Ser in Sydney, Australia. Established in 2013, the show is hosted by Doctors Amanda Elliot and Stewart Jackson, the Nerds discuss all things Australian and international politics with an array of political scientists and other experts from Australian universities. #auspol. www.electionnerds.info
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Now displaying: 2014
Dec 20, 2014

The election nerds reflect on a big year in Australian politics.

Hosts:

  • Dr Stewart Jackson, GIR, University of Sydney
  • Dr Amanda Ellio, University of Sydney

Guests:

  • Dr Mark Rolfe, School of Social Sciences, UNSW
  • Dr Peter John Chen, GIR, University of Sydney
Nov 29, 2014

The nerds call the 2014 Victorian State election.

Hosts:

  • Dr Stewart Jackson, GIR, University of Sydney
  • Dr Peter John Chen, GIR, University of Sydney

Guest:

  • Dr Lloyd Cox, Macquarie University
  • Ben Raue, http://www.tallyroom.com.au/
Oct 11, 2014

The nerds deliver a cornucopia of politics talk in this internationalised edition: reflecting on the political unrest in Hong Kong, and the failed independence vote in Scotland, before delving into the New Zealand election 2014.  The episode is rounded out with a review of recent Australian by-elections, a preview of the coming Victorian state election, and some talk about the state of the federal government.

Hosts:

  • Dr Amanda Elliot, Sociology, University of Sydney
  • Dr Stewart Jackson, GIR, University of Sydney

 

Guests:

  • Dr Minglu Chen, GIR, University of Sydney (5-5:30 only)
  • Dr Peter John Chen, GIR, University of Sydney (tent)
Jul 26, 2014

Hosts:

  • Dr Amanda Elliot, Sociology, University of Sydney
  • Dr Stewart Jackson, GIR, University of Sydney

Guests:

  • Dr Lloyd Cox, Politics and International Relations, Macquarie University
  • Dr Peter John Chen, GIR, University of Sydney
May 15, 2014

The nerds get all CSI on the first Abbott-Hockey budget.
Hosts:

  • Dr Stewart Jackson, GIR, University of Sydney
  • Dr Amanda Ellio, University of Sydney

Guests:

  • Associate Professor Ariadne Vromen, Department of Government and International relations, University of Sydney
  • Dr Ben Spies-Butcher, Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Macquarie University
  • Dr Peter Chen, Department of Government and International relations, University of Sydney
Apr 2, 2014

Hosts:

  • Dr Amanda Elliot, Sociology, University of Sydney
  • Dr Stewart Jackson, Government, University of Sydney

Guests:

  • Dr Anika Gauju, Government, University of Sydney
  • Dr Mark Rolfe, Politics, UNSW
  • Dr Peter Chen, Government, University of Sydney
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