There’s something to be said for the benefits of traveling for any academic. It offers the chance to think, reflect, imagine and turn the mind free.
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Today, refugees are increasingly at risk in the context of a European approach to migration which has once again made refugees deportable. This trend requires attention.
President Obama may be naïve, and Putin may be a tough guy who knows both the West’s weaknesses, but Putin has made a serious mistake in seizing the Crimea.
The World Congress of Political Science is to be held in Thessaloniki, Greece. Hopefully, some good things will come out of the planned trip and the conference.
Given the high price of a university education, and the likelihood of a large loan to be repaid, the student consumer is naturally concerned to obtain value for money.
As Iranians celebrate Nowruz, their New Year, they wake up to the same old problems. A truly new Iranian year would be one without the Clerical Regime.
Following the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines MH377, there has appeared a space for the creative and conspiratorial to flourish.
When it comes to educating the next generation of policy-makers, there is a problem facing the academy and the crises in Ukraine and Syria demonstrate that.
The situation affecting Ukraine is the worst geopolitical crisis Europe has witnessed since the end of the Cold War. It represents a serious threat to European security
While there is the obvious trade off with regards to class time, showing films to students can help them to understand key themes and issues within IR.
In an IR classroom, it is fine for a professor to share their political views, but there are times when it makes more sense for the professor to refrain from sharing.
Small classes are not encouraged by university administrators who are keen to maximise the return on the time and money invested in delivering face-to-face learning.