Museum Island, Berlin. (Credit: rudi1976/Bigstock)

Protecting cultural heritage

On 28 June 2017 the DOC Research Institute celebrated its first year of operations in Berlin, and the Chairman of the DOC Supervisory Board,...
Cyprus peace_

Ending the never-ending story

This article addresses the question of why achieving a peace settlement for Cyprus has proven so difficult since the partition of the island in...
Wealth

Global mobility of the wealthy: Push and pull factors

The global 1% face at least three critical decisions in a volatile world with varying national conditions and geopolitical risks: (a) in which countries/cities...
Protest near Athens University (Credit: De Visu/Bigstock)

The catcher in the lie: Will the youth succumb to populism?

"The mark of an immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, the mark of the mature man is that he...
digital economy

The impact of new technologies and digitalisation on society

The ‘Impact of new technologies and digitalisation on society’ panel was held on 6 October during the 15th Rhodes Forum. The panel was moderated...
central bank

Central bank independence and economic growth

Central bank independence (CBI) is usually understood as the central bank’s ability to control monetary instruments. On the other hand, CBI can also be...
Rhodes Forum

The Rhodes Forum – shaping policy through dialogue

Every year, in early autumn, people from diverse walks of life descend on the Greek island of Rhodes. This year's event, held 5-6 October, is...
Rhodes Forum 2017

15th Annual Rhodes Forum report

The 15th Annual Rhodes Forum took place on the island of Rhodes, Greece from 6-7 October 2017. The Forum gathered approximately 300 participants from...
Appreciating OBOR's normative and subjective dimensions implies a recognition of civilisational identities. (Credit: Inka Andelin/Flickr)

A new match: Dialogue of Civilisations and One Belt, One Road

The One Belt, One Road initiative could enhance material prosperity across the world. But without engaging the shared spiritual resources of the diverse communities...
US hegemony

(Re) constructing hegemonies

The DOC’s new project, ‘(Re) constructing hegemonies’, is conceptualised around four interlocking processes which – we assume – shape the new economic and political...

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