Dylan Kissane • May 22 2013 • Articles
Teaching politics in China is going to be a different experience. The prospect makes one pause and recall the sorts of freedoms we enjoy in the West and the way professors do sometimes take them for granted.

Understanding the DPRK

Jennifer Jung-Kim • May 21 2013 • Articles
By seeing North Korea as rational, we might be able to look beyond the posturing and threats from all sides, and move toward resolving the Korean War with a peace treaty.

Women and the Arab Spring: A Window of Opportunity or More of the Same?

Fatma Osman Ibnouf • May 21 2013 • Articles
Women have made their voice heard in the Arab Spring, however, the ‘gains’ in terms of gender roles can be lost in the post-revolution period when ‘going back to normal’ is the priority.

The Need for an English School Research Program

Robert W. Murray • May 21 2013 • Articles
Until the practitioners of the English School begin to define precisely what an ES research program would look like, the School’s impact on international theory remains outside the mainstream.

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Alexander Astrov • May 20 2013 • Articles
Whilst there is hardly any doubt as to the existence of four of the five major institutions of international society identified by Hedley Bull, this is not the case with the fifth institution: great power management.

On Separatism in Latin America

W Alejandro Sanchez and Kimberly Bullard • May 20 2013 • Articles
Despite the turmoil that Latin America has experienced in the past 50 years, a strong sense of nationalism is widespread throughout the region, making separatist violence less probable than in other areas of the world.

The Eternal Divide? History and International Relations

George Lawson • May 19 2013 • Articles
Social science and history form part of a single intellectual journey, one in which both are permanently in view and in which neither serves as the coloniser of the other.

Letta’s Government: Between the Italian Rock and the European Hard Place

Franco Pavoncello • May 17 2013 • Articles
There is widespread domestic consensus that Enrico Letta’s government is the only road that Italy can travel for now. How long it will survive Italian and European politics is another matter.

The Postcolonial/Public Intellectual

Sheila Nair • May 16 2013 • Articles
Seeking Europe’s affirmation of what counts as ‘philosophy’ or who counts as a ‘public intellectual’ matters less than pointing out that the standards used to measure who or what qualifies may never be met by postcolonial thought.

In the Footsteps of John XXIII: Pope Francis and the Embodiment of Vatican II

John Borelli • May 16 2013 • Articles
Pope Francis resembles Pope John XXIII more than any other pope of the past 50 years, and signs are positive he will be a shining example for interreligious dialogue and social justice.

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