Ontological Insecurity: A Case Study on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Jerusalem

Elaine Donderer • Jul 23 2021 • Essays

Under ontological security theory, Jerusalem engages in securitization in an effort to protect and solidify Israeli identity, resulting in Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Where Angels Fear to Tread: How to Make Global Business Responsible

David Kinley • Jul 19 2021 • Articles

As Keynes suggested, a market economy will not benefit all of society until such time as we can get rid of capitalism’s objectionable features.

Opinion – The Hypocrisy of the UK Government’s Plans for Girl’s Education in the Global South

Keya Khandaker • Jul 19 2021 • Articles

Girls‘ education is instrumentalised to mask deep financial cuts for aid agencies and shift the burden of responsibility.

The South Tyrol Model: Ethnic Pacification in a Nutshell

Roland Benedikter • Jul 19 2021 • Articles

The arrangement of the autonomous area may provide a counter-model to the return of political tribalism in the clothes of ethnonationalism.

Is China Under-Exploiting One Legal Avenue in the South China Sea?

He Xiaheng Derek • Jul 17 2021 • Articles

Beijing faces a legal quandary between tacitly admitting the continued ROC presence on Taiwan and not making full use of the Sino-Japanese Peace Treaty.

Prosecuting Heads of State: Sovereignty Immunity and the Anti-Impunity Norm

Yuna Han • Jul 16 2021 • Articles

Black-boxing the internal structure of the norm pushes us to think about contestation surrounding particular behavioural prescriptions in overly dichotomous terms.

Adorno on Late Modernity and Unfreedom: Reflections in a Global Era

Silviya Lechner • Jul 16 2021 • Articles

Adorno further alerts us to the threat that Fascism might reappear in novel historical forms. If he is right, all contemporary societies in late modernity contain fascist elements in one form or another.

Where is God in the Anthropocene?

Maximilian Lakitsch • Jul 16 2021 • Articles

The post-anthropocentric turn into a posthuman world is at the same time a turn towards a materialist world. There, the ideas of ideality and transcendence seem difficult to uphold.

By Our Own Hands and by Theirs: Africans and the Nervousness to Belong

Benjamin Maiangwa and Christiane Essombe • Jul 16 2021 • Articles

We must move beyond partisanship and forge a truly inclusive place on our own terms where Africans can finally belong, exist without being erased.

Interview – Vincenc Kopeček

E-International Relations • Jul 16 2021 • Features

Vincenc Kopeček explores the key issues at the core of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the role of civil society, as well as his work on de facto states.

‘NGOization’: From Activism to Advocacy

Paula Lobato Gonzalez • Jul 15 2021 • Articles

NGOs have moved from ‘engaging with’ to ‘talking about’ social and political concerns – reshaping the paradigms of social action and political change.

Opinion – The ICC and Non-State Actors in the Xinjiang Crisis

Wilder Alejandro Sanchez • Jul 15 2021 • Articles

Amidst inaction, Beijing will have more opportunities to use its influence on the international community to stop investigations and deflect accusations.

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