Research papers may drive students and professors crazy at times. Yet they teach students something that is not easily replaced by alternative assignments: clear thinking.
The customer, like the student, is not always right. For that reason, there are implications to the way academics handle student complaints in an age of costly tuition fees.
There’s no denying that China has made some important progress in building its military capabilities. But it may be premature to consider it a rival to the US at the moment.
In IR, knowing basic political geography is important, but so is a broad understanding of history, which is why it is important to quiz students on their knowledge regularly.
The relaunch of this blog is going to introduce some exciting new elements and an all-star cast of regular contributors from across the world to ignite dialogue on key issues.
A proposal was made that would deem blogging an unprofessional activity for ISA journal editors. If the reaction online is a guide, there’s probably not much support for it.
Millions of North Koreans are starving and enslaved while other nations of the region thrive. The more the North opens, the more likely its people will gain some freedom.
The Spring semester is underway at CEFAM in Lyon. There’s barely been a chance to notice the seasonal surroundings, so pressed are the first weeks of the new semester.
In the modern era, sovereignty disputes such as those over Gibraltar have become commonplace, and have proved an area ripe for academic deconstruction.
To what extent it is permissible for a group in a democratic society to conduct its collective life in accordance with rules which are not fully congruent with the laws of that society?
As analysts of world politics, what should we make of the deployment of Voldemort by China and Japan in their ongoing diplomatic dispute?
The term ‘Merkiavelli’ depicts the political affinity between Machiavelli’s Prince and Angela Merkel. This emerges due to opportunities created by the chaos of the global financial crisis and its repercussions on the Euro.