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.


Latest Related Research

The crisis of the old West: Views from Germany

Topics: EAST - WEST
The transience of the contemporary period, characterised by the evolution of the multipolar world order, differs fundamentally from both the now bygone yet long-lived bipolar era and the short...

How liberal is liberal?

Topics: EAST - WEST
Leading media outlets have lamented Donald Trump’s destruction of the liberal ‘rule-based’ international order. Numerous articles accuse him of failing to respect the rules of the game. On the contrary,...

Experts on topic

Ghoncheh Tazmini
Ghoncheh Tazmini
Associate Member, Centre for Iranian Studies, SOAS University of London
Alexander O. Filonik
Alexander O. Filonik
Senior Researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies (Russian Academy of Sciences)
Andrey Ryabov
Andrey Ryabov
Lead researcher at the Primakov Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences
Steve Szeghi
Steve Szeghi
Professor of Economics, Wilmington College, Ohio
Veniamin Popov
Veniamin Popov
Director of the Center for the Partnership of Civilizations at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)
Pavel Shlykov
Pavel Shlykov
Associate Professor at the Institute of Asian and African Studies at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

RESEARCH PROJECTS ON TOPIC

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...

Elements of a road map for European security

Moscow and Berlin continue to sharply disagree on many critical international matters. After the Ukraine...

Will Artificial Intelligence decide over life or death in the near future?

Self-driving vehicles operated by intelligent algorithms, carrying people to their destinations safely and with ease,...

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