Joshua Oppenheimer’s unique and disturbing ‘The Act of Killing’ examines the Indonesian genocide of the 1960s. The film succeeds and fails in equal measures.
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One of the problems that emerges when designing a course or a program in IR is that there is so much to fit in and so little that clearly can be left out.
In an IR classroom, is there anything beyond empathy and courtesy from an educator that can help students who are struggling?
French students find it difficult, if not impossible, to write what they ‘think’ about a subject or issue. Instead, they tend to only demonstrate how much they ‘know’.
One consistent complaint on behalf of professors is that students forget to read or just refuse to read the course syllabus. This can be a highly frustrating experience.
British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies are often neglected, but they have vital links with Britain and are important global actors in their own right.
The ability of IPE scholars to understand energy through a lens that examines both the economic and political aspects of power offers great potential for analysis.
The Crimean crisis is a problem for international society, because the crisis and the reaction to it demonstrates both the existence and the limits of that society.
A narrative of security which permeates the layers, exposes the ironies, questions the ubiquity and enriches the understanding of traditional representations of space.
What’s a Social Democrat to do? One solution is to push for enhanced powers for the EU Parliament. Another is to consider that EU institutions may have to be re-imagined.
It’s the final week of classes at CEFAM for the Spring semester. It’s been a hard and tiring semester. Bring on the Summer, and soon.
The academic year runs according to the pattern of the seasons. This pattern is under pressure today from moves in the academy towards greater maximization of resources.