East and West: Bridging the postmodern identity gap

Research within this area addresses the question of how cultural and political identities can survive and flourish in the context of globalisation. In particular, it seeks answers for how the commonalities and differences between civilisations and cultures in the East and West can be used to build peace and justice.


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The end of the post-modern dream: Europe and Germany’s return to Realpolitik?

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Germany still enjoys a relatively secure place amidst an apparently chaotic environment. This is in spite of the turmoil of shifting constellations of international systemic power and despite being...

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

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

Experts on topic

Alexander O. Filonik
Alexander O. Filonik
Senior Researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies (Russian Academy of Sciences)
Veniamin Popov
Veniamin Popov
Director of the Center for the Partnership of Civilizations at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)
Chandra Muzaffar
Chandra Muzaffar
President of the International Movement for a Just World (JUST)
Andrey Ryabov
Andrey Ryabov
Lead researcher at the Primakov Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences
Steve Szeghi
Steve Szeghi
Professor of Economics, Wilmington College, Ohio
Vladimir Maliavin
Vladimir Maliavin
Doctor of historical sciences, Expert on China

RESEARCH PROJECTS ON TOPIC

The end of the post-modern dream: Europe and Germany’s return to Realpolitik?

Germany still enjoys a relatively secure place amidst an apparently chaotic environment. This is in...

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...

A man beyond Europe: Deciphering Donald Trump

Trying to identify the inner logic of the Trump presidency, while at the same time...

Prelude to the peace process on the Korean peninsula

On June 12, 2018, a summit took place between the leaders of the DPRK and...

In danger of moral escalation: Hybrid wars and the revival of neutrality

If the recent statements by President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and National...

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