Authority and Regulation in an Interconnected World

Authority and Regulation in an Interconnected World

Cyberspace saps authority away from the state as a holder of international rights. Authority in this new legal geography is vested in those that control the development, adoption and deployment of code that operates at a global level.

Interview – Ieong Meng U

Interview – Ieong Meng U

Ieong Meng U considers the challenges for Macau and its foreign relations, the development of Macau and Hong Kong, as well as the changes in the Umbrella Movement.

Review – The Another Europe Podcast

Review – The Another Europe Podcast

This ongoing podcast from the Another Europe Is Possible campaign organisation debates controversial topics such as Brexit and freedom of movement in an inclusive style.

EU Foreign Policy in East Asia: EU-Japan Relations and the Rise of China

EU Foreign Policy in East Asia: EU-Japan Relations and the Rise of China

While Japan and the EU are allies who emphasize liberal values in their foreign policy, geopolitical concerns have prevented them from agreeing on a China policy.

Recent Posts

The Dangers of Securitizing Health

The Dangers of Securitizing Health

Securitization can be a beneficial strategy for policy makers in global health but its Eurocentric nature creates a binary between the West and developing states.

Cyberspace and the Struggle to Maintain and Manage It

Cyberspace and the Struggle to Maintain and Manage It

If the Internet is to be an effective tool of liberty, freedom and justice then Cyberspace must be understood not just within domestic governance frameworks, but also within the international governance system.

Reprogramming the World: Political Places

Reprogramming the World: Political Places

The geography of Cyberspace has been described as layered: a spatial geography layered with a legal geography that is layered with a political geography.

The Gaza Crisis: Restrictions and Challenges to the Humanitarian Space in Gaza

The Gaza Crisis: Restrictions and Challenges to the Humanitarian Space in Gaza

The humanitarian crisis in Gaza is worsening due to aid restrictions, counter-terrorism legislation and the imposition of a no-contact policy with Hamas.

The Use of “Remote” Warfare: A Strategy to Limit Loss and Responsibility

The Use of “Remote” Warfare: A Strategy to Limit Loss and Responsibility

Remote warfare has become increasingly popular among Western governments as both a political and military tool in the fight against terror.

Interview – Anne-Kathrin Kreft

Interview – Anne-Kathrin Kreft

Anne-Kathrin Kreft talks about the discourse and perceptions around conflict-related sexual violence and reflects on the affects of sensitive fieldwork on researchers.

The Nomos of Cyberspace

The Nomos of Cyberspace

If Cyberspace is indeed opening up global geography, then it should be observable in international space through the reallocation of territory, authority, and rights in the international assemblage.

Machiavelli as Misogynist: The Masculinization of Fortuna and Virtù

Machiavelli as Misogynist: The Masculinization of Fortuna and Virtù

Although Machiavelli’s founding of Realist thought in politics was revolutionary, one must consider the nuanced misogynistic intonations he utilized throughout his piece.

Cyberspace and the Problem of New Spaces

Cyberspace and the Problem of New Spaces

We live in a world of fake news, data breaches, election hacking and cyberwarfare – a world in which 280 characters can change everything. Our analog past has been replaced with digital realities.

Interview – Christian Lequesne

Interview – Christian Lequesne

Christian Lequesne discusses European Union politics, the role and current challenges faced by diplomats, French diplomacy post-Brexit and the method of observation.

Buy Good, Do Good, Be Good? Ethical Consumption as Neoliberal Governmentality

Buy Good, Do Good, Be Good? Ethical Consumption as Neoliberal Governmentality

Neoliberal capitalism is reproduced by discourse of ethical consumption as a global-corporate and individualised conflation of the economic and social spheres.

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