Global Civil Society

Transnational Feminist Networks and Contemporary Crises

Valentine M. Moghadam • Apr 6 2021 • Articles

Working with civil society and social movement partners and with allies in IGOs, transnational feminist activism spans local, national, regional, and global terrains, and has become a fixture of world politics.

Opinion — Less Money, More Sustainability? Foreign Aid, Civil Society, and COVID-19

Christopher L. Pallas • Oct 21 2020 • Articles

COVID-driven contractions in foreign and government funding for civil society organisations need not undermine the health of the civil society sector.

NGOs and Transnational Non-State Politics

Thomas Davies • Oct 2 2020 • Articles

COVID-19 has provided new opportunities for transnational advocacy and the promotion of alternative ways of life, having brought to attention the failures of existing structures in world politics.

NGOs and States in Global Politics: A Brief Review

Sarah Stroup • Aug 3 2020 • Articles

The NGO research community should resist attempts by the still-state-centric International Relations subfield to caricature the complex dynamics of NGO-state relations.

NGOs on Coronavirus Mode: The Risks of ‘Business as Usual’

Daniel A. Díaz • Apr 27 2020 • Articles

The challengefor NGOs is to gain in reflexivity through an exercise of active observation and assessment, to generate situational responses that need to be constantly assessed.

The EU’s Global Health Crisis Management: Past and Present

Susan Bergner • Apr 17 2020 • Articles

If the EU wants to act as a successful global health crises manager, it has to overcome the ‘first Europe then the rest logic’ and act at all levels – regional and international – simultaneously

The Rise of Populism: a Threat to Civil Society?

Lucie Calléja • Feb 9 2020 • Articles

The Indian case shows that populism presents anti-elitist and people-centred characteristics with a conception of “the people” that can be exclusionary.

Interview – Katarina Kušić

E-International Relations • Sep 12 2019 • Features

Katarina Kušić discusses the concepts of intervention and liberal governmentality, her research on Serbia, ethnography and decolonial thought applied to Southeast Europe.

Interview – Amandine Hostein

E-International Relations • Aug 8 2019 • Features

Amandine Hostein discusses her PhD research on social media use by NGOs, the virtual public sphere, methodological challenges, and her experience chairing the BISA PGN.

Interview – Kate Ferguson

E-International Relations • May 8 2019 • Features

Kate Ferguson talks to us about identity-based violence, the rise in mass-atrocities, the effectiveness of R2P, and the relationship between academia and policy-making.

Interview – Columba Achilleos-Sarll

E-International Relations • Nov 26 2018 • Features

Columba Achilleos-Sarll discusses her PhD research on the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, foreign policy analysis and the role of gender in the Brexit negotiations.

Review – Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans

Siddharth Tripathi • Sep 26 2018 • Features

Mujanović’s book outlines the crisis of democracy and failure of Western efforts to democratise the Balkan region but offers pessimism as well as hope for the future.

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