Author profile: Oliver Stuenkel

Oliver Stuenkel is a Professor of International Relations at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in São Paulo. He is the author of The BRICS and the Future of Global Order (2015) and Post-Western World (2016).

Why the West Struggles to Understand the BRICS

Why the West Struggles to Understand the BRICS

The transformation of the BRICS acronym from an investment term into a household name is one of the defining developments of the 21st century so far.

Why BRICS Matters

Why BRICS Matters

Western commentators often dismiss BRICS as an acronym in search of an identity. Yet, as BRICS becomes increasingly institutionalized it is changing global discourse.

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