Sarah Chayes discusses her research into state corruption, explains its links to issues of conflict and revolution, and reflects on the US invasion of Afghanistan.
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Professor Archibugi answers questions on the divide between domestic politics and foreign policy, the concept of cosmopolitan democracy, and the limits of sovereignty.
Director Andy Wolff talks about piracy and acquisition of information by experience, through the many subjects he tackles in his documentaries – a useful reminder for IR.
Over 30 leading scholars focus on the complex roles that religions play in world affairs and move beyond the simplistic narratives and polemics which swamp the discourse.
Popo Fan discusses the history and development of Chinese queer film, recent changes in China’s LBGT community, and the dangers posed by the Foreign NGO Management Law.
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Patrick Salmon reflects on the value of history to policy-making, answers questions about the roles of state historians, and talks about what IR could learn from history.
Professor Gerges discusses Islam and nationalism, the way the Muslim Brotherhood contributed to radicalisation, and explains grassroots activism after the Arab Spring.
Max Abrahms defends his proposition that terrorism is a losing tactic, reflects on the varying motives behind terrorism, and suggests an approach for countering ISIS.
Professor Hopgood discusses the “dissolution of the West”, the dilemmas of human rights activism, and the obstacles to achieving humanitarian aims via the ICC and R2P.
Emilian Kavalski reflects on his approach to climate change, propounds the relevancy of ‘complexity thinking’ to IR, and discusses the current “power shift to the East”.