Towards a new pan Africanism a brief introduction

Towards a new pan-Africanism? A brief introduction

Africa’s situation remains unsatisfactory due to a complex combination of problems and factors at the interplay of the six core fields of economics, politics,...

Twilight of hegemony: The T20 and the defensive re-imagining of global order

 “One ignorant of the plans of neighbouring states cannot prepare alliances in good time; if ignorant of the conditions of mountains, forests, dangerous defiles, swamps and...

Income security and the quest for dignity in an unequal world

An increasing number of people are registering dissatisfaction with their lives by engaging in anti-social and self-harming activities. One remedy that is receiving increasing...
South America

Immigration and wealth in 19th century South America

It was only with independence from Spain – and Portugal in the case of Brazil – that South American countries were able to open...
international

Beyond the impasse

The European security system and international relations as a whole are at a deep impasse.1 The clash of world orders has provoked a clash...
dollar

The dollar and the world-economy: Longue durée thinking

This paper considers the role played by money in the construction of global hegemony. It utilises a theoretical framework grounded in a stylised reading...
Stabilising the Balkans: Towards a regional security architecture in Southeast Europe

Stabilising the Balkans: Towards a regional security architecture in Southeast Europe

From a Western European point of view, the Balkans have for a long time been considered as a kind of ‘powder keg’, which, in...

Institutional aspects of post-industrial civilisational development and formation of the new world order

A state or polity has been, and continues to be, the minimal institutional locality of a civilisation. In the early stages of humanity’s development,...
South Africa

Citizens, states, corporations, and nature: EU-South Africa conflicts flare

In sharp contrast to both xenophobic political and neoliberal economic trends that have emerged across both Europe and South Africa, the continent’s greatest economist,...
new world order

(Re)inventing hegemonies

This short paper proposes a sketch of a fivefold argument that forms the background and structure of the new DOC project ‘(Re) inventing hegemonies’,...

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