Partly Sunny on the Korean Peninsula: Rebuilding South’s Perception of the North

The latest developments on the Korean Peninsula with the promises on ending the Korean War that has extended over 60 years have created a new momentum of hope and peace….

Why we need (more) global governance

Text by Justine Kenzler 14.03.18   Through the process of globalization our world has become more and more interconnected. International travel is the easiest and cheapest it has ever been,…

6th ASEF Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum (ARC6) in Singapore

Text by Lauren Stevens 18.01.2018 Last August, I was selected as a participant from the United Kingdom for the 6th Asia–Europe Foundation (ASEF) Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum (ARC6) in Singapore. The ARC6 consisted…

How many Croatia’s are there? The construction of a modern nation state

Text by: Elena Crnalic 11.12.2017 By gaining its independence in 1991, the modern state of Croatia has been forged in conflict and war, which has set its course on fighting…

Between Baton and a Hard Place

  Text by: Albert Borrell 4.10.2017 When asked to write about Catalonia, my mind spins just to think about the events that happened these past three months, and that culminated…

Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping

Text by Erich Molz What is it? In recent decades, one central tenet of peacekeeping operations has come under increased scrutiny: the idea that peacekeeping has to be an armed…

Musrara – a pocket of solidarity

Text and pictures by Severi Raja-aho   Musrara is a district in Jerusalem, located on the north from the old city walls. It is bordered by road #1 that divides…