Opinion – Sustainability for the Urban Poor Beyond COVID-19

Opinion – Sustainability for the Urban Poor Beyond COVID-19

The ‘win-win’ scenario for governments, the urban poor, as well as private players is likely to emerge if public private partnership models are adopted.

Interview – H. Akin Ünver

Interview – H. Akin Ünver

Akin Ünver discusses computational social science (CSS) and IR, his research using CSS on the Syrian Civil War, and the use of the Internet by authoritarian leaders.

Flags of member nations flying at United Nations Headquarters. 30/Dec/2005. UN Photo/Joao Araujo Pinto. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/

Review – Gendering Diplomacy and International Negotiation

This cohesive edited volume brings together a broad range of research on gender within the foreign service, peacemaking, and international negotiation.

Is There a Right to Secession in International Law?

Is There a Right to Secession in International Law?

There is minimal and conflicting evidence in regard to the application of the right to remedial secession in practice, requiring consolidation from the ICJ.

Recent Posts

New Wars and New Practices in Contemporary Armed Conflicts

New Wars and New Practices in Contemporary Armed Conflicts

In IR, the statement that war has played a central role in the formation, expansion, and maintenance of the international order is widely accepted, yet evolving.

COVID-19 and Democracy in the European Union

COVID-19 and Democracy in the European Union

without reform, the transformative power of Europe risks providing a false sense of renewal that will only help nationalists and populists in the years ahead.

Understanding Ukraine and Belarus: The Beginning

Understanding Ukraine and Belarus: The Beginning

The book describes the author’s travel, stories and experiences from a student in London to a history professor in Alberta, Canada.

Opinion – Thinking about Heroes and Humanity During COVID-19

Opinion – Thinking about Heroes and Humanity During COVID-19

Even the ones among us whom we would consider the freest because they leave in the free parts of the world are dominated.

International Political Sociology Contributions to International Relations

International Political Sociology Contributions to International Relations

The main objective of the Foucauldian IR should be to clearly present the possible original contributions to IR in understanding and explaining global politics.

Global Health Diplomacy and the Security of Nations Beyond COVID-19

Global Health Diplomacy and the Security of Nations Beyond COVID-19

Post-modern health diplomacy, more health attachés, more sophisticated bilateral data sharing and long term data partnerships would deliver better solutions.

Beyond COVID-19: From Crisis to Compassion

Beyond COVID-19: From Crisis to Compassion

We are facing a great opportunity to wake up as a global civil society, one of sovereign states working together by aligning individual needs with collective ones.

Constant Crisis and Political Byzantinism

Constant Crisis and Political Byzantinism

The politics that deals with multifaceted crises was limited to restrictive policies operating behind a rhetoric that one could acknowledge as political Byzantinism.

Opinion – Cryptocurrencies Still Don’t Challenge National Ones

Opinion – Cryptocurrencies Still Don’t Challenge National Ones

It still appears that if a type of cryptocurrency is to become significant it is most likely to be a digital version of an existing currency issued by a central bank.

A Brief Overview of Alexander Wendt’s Constructivism

A Brief Overview of Alexander Wendt’s Constructivism

Wendt’s work enhances understandings of identities and interests – expanding IR’s understanding of anarchy and of phenomena not explained well by other theories.

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