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Thinking beyond GDP

Cross-border projects and the Public-Private Partnership model

The DOC’s main areas of research relate to society, economics, and politics. The provision of infrastructure projects relates to all three in fundamental ways. It...
Long-term business opportunities and risks in Iran

Long-term business opportunities and risks in Iran

An executive workshop on business opportunities in Iran took place at the DOC Research Institute in September 2017. Participants explored the business practices, opportunities,...
populsim

Populism and epochal change: Surface phenomena versus deep structures

With reference to the growing success of right-wing populist movements and parties before and after the recent elections to the European Parliament, I approach...
A conference

Reinventing hegemonies: A conference

The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC), East China Normal University, and Carlton University had the honour of co-hosting a conference in Shanghai, China...

Pascale Thumerelle and Patricia Piriou: The importance of investing in culture

Pascale Thumerelle, Founder of Respethica, and Patricia Piriou, Managing Director of Triodos Finance, sat down with the DOC to talk about the importance of...
India in the ‘Asian century’: Thinking like a hegemon?

India in the ‘Asian century’: Thinking like a hegemon?

The rise of two Asian powerhouses in world politics has prompted the 21st century to be dubbed the ‘Asian Century'. This piece explores the...
If the Chinese buying spree is over, why does the US housing affordability crisis persist?

If the Chinese buying spree is over, why does the US housing affordability crisis persist?

For US housing, the great Chinese buying spree is over, or so it seems, for now. After years of headlines heralding a surge of foreign...
transatlantic relationship

Craig Kennedy: The reality of the transatlantic relationship

Craig Kennedy is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. Prior to joining Hudson, Kennedy served as president of the German Marshall Fund of...

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