Non-Refoulement Obligations in Offshore Detention Facilities

Non-Refoulement Obligations in Offshore Detention Facilities

Cooperation with third States where refugees are sent to be detained in offshore detention facilities would lead to a violation of non-refoulement indirectly.

Interview – Emma Mc Cluskey

Interview – Emma Mc Cluskey

Emma Mc Cluskey talks about her forthcoming book Righteousness to Far Right, anthropological approaches to International Political Sociology and radical reflexivity.

Review – Adults in the Room: My Battle With Europe’s Deep Establishment

Review – Adults in the Room: My Battle With Europe’s Deep Establishment

Rather than a lesson on the economics of bailouts and austerity, Varoufakis’ memoir reads like a treatise on the politics of sovereign debt restructuring during crises.

British Prime Minister Theresa May greets President of the European Council, Donald Tusk in Downing Street on March 1, 2018 in London, England.

Social Media Europe and the Rise of Comedy in Global Diplomacy

As the EU seeks to rebuild its public image in terms that millennials understand, it cannot laugh away the hierarchical power relations that pushed it to this point.

Recent Posts

Cycling into Norway – Borders as Creative, Contested Controversies

Cycling into Norway – Borders as Creative, Contested Controversies

Security studies should view borders as “contested moments” to better highlight the complexity of their securitization and the subjectivity of migrants.

Is Humanitarianism Merely a New Name for Old Forms of Violence and Domination?

Is Humanitarianism Merely a New Name for Old Forms of Violence and Domination?

While humanitarianism has been undermined by political and state interests, positive elements of the core idea still exist and should not be overlooked.

Image by United Nations Photo

With Great Power Comes Great Climate Responsibility

Great powers are assessed with regard to their response and responsibility to limit the negative impact of climate change.

Globalism, Regionalism and the Middle East

Globalism, Regionalism and the Middle East

The Middle East is still not a region easily associated with cooperation or integration and is undoubtedly one of the most volatile zones in the world, dominated by crises, conflicts, and wars.

Interview – Elisabete Azevedo-Harman

Interview – Elisabete Azevedo-Harman

Elisabete Azevedo-Harman sheds light on the growth of communication, citizenship and technology in Africa and discusses Dhlakama’s legacy, democracy and President Nyusi.

A Rules-Based System? Compliance and Obligation in International Law

A Rules-Based System? Compliance and Obligation in International Law

This student essay draws on constructivist epistemology to explore the conditions of state compliance in international law.

The Implicit Imperialism of Democratic Peace

The Implicit Imperialism of Democratic Peace

The idea that democratization is the path to peace rose with liberal victory after the Cold War, but this lacked major empirical backing or a tested peacebuilding model.

(Re)Shaping Territories to Identities: Is the Middle East a Colonial Invention?

(Re)Shaping Territories to Identities: Is the Middle East a Colonial Invention?

Orientalism served as a basis of colonial thought and activity that enabled and justified the intervention of the ‘Middle East’ without considering different identities.

Was There a Soviet-led Menace to Global Stability and Freedom in the Late 1940s?

Was There a Soviet-led Menace to Global Stability and Freedom in the Late 1940s?

It was the lack of soft power that demonstrated how unrealistic it truly was for the USSR to expand globally.

High North – Low Tension? Norway, Russia and Securitisation in the Arctic

High North – Low Tension? Norway, Russia and Securitisation in the Arctic

Initially reluctant to securitise relations with Russia, Norway has perceived events in Ukraine as destabilising and modified its Russia policy accordingly.

Why People Need the Dark Web

Why People Need the Dark Web

In developed societies, almost every aspect of life is becoming digitised, facilitating social and commercial interactions in ways previously unseen.

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