UN Table Tennis: Bureaucratic and Diplomatic Serves [Podcast]

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017
UN Table Tennis: Bureaucratic and Diplomatic Serves [Podcast]

This podcast is a reflection on the idea of service from the standpoint of table tennis, the main lunchtime activity of interns at the Mitigation, Data & Analysis programme in the summer of 2017.


Magnús Örn Sigurðsson is a CENHS pre-doctoral fellow and Ph.D. student in the Department of Anthropology at Rice University. He did preliminary fieldwork as an intern at the United Nations Climate Change secretariat (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany, this summer, for his research on global climate governance with a focus on the practices of the international civil servants at the secretariat.