Cooperation between Africa and the EU: The role of think tanks

Cooperation between Africa and the EU: The role of think tanks

What are the challenges when discussing the current state of cooperation between Africa and the European Union (EU)? Given the focus of my research...
Education should not be limited by national culture. (Credit: casezy/Bigstock)

Cultural identity as a factor in global disorder: The need for education

It has been very wise and thoughtful to title the 13th World Public Forum on Rhodes in October 2015 as “The World beyond Global...
life expectancy, mortality, alcohol consumption, Russia, Soviet Union, communism, transition, transformation, economics, divorce, depopulation, stress, Eastern Europe

Mortality and life expectancy in post-communist countries

The transition to the market economy and democracy in Eastern Europe and former Soviet Union countries in the 1990s caused a dramatic increase in...
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Maintaining public trust in the governance of migration

As governments around the world face increasingly complex migration challenges, the difference between success and failure can often hinge on the ability of policymakers...
History, migration, and a mix of traditions: Tajiks drink vodka at a wedding celebration. (Credit: Evgeni Zotov/Flickr)

Religious institutions and Tajik migrant integration in Russia

How international migration changes the role of religious communities Debating the role of religion in the process of migrant integration is increasingly important. This is unsurprising...
Living together

Living together in peace: Developing exemplary Euro-African relationships

In order to alleviate clashes between civilisations and cultures as well as conflicts between tribes and communities, a campaign calling for living together in...

Will there be order in the world?

It is hard to say how the world order will be reshaped and whether it will result in any order at all. There have...
foreign exchange

Exchange rate and foreign exchange reserve policies

This paper considers developing country exchange rate and foreign exchange reserve policies. It offers criticism of the conventional approach and argues in favour of...
Central Asian countries

Changes in the geographical structure of trade in Central Asia

In the 1980s, six former southern republics of the USSR (Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan), like other former Soviet republics, traded very...
Seeking citizenship at Ellis Island, New York. (Credit: _TuVeuxMaPhoto_/NY Ellis Island Immigration Museum/Flickr)

Citizenship and beyond

We all carry multiple identities which define who we are. We are human beings, female human beings, female human beings with passion. Such an...

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