Forschung und Veröffentlichungen

Forschung und Veröffentlichungen

The international press had a variety of responses to Trump's victory. (Credit: hadrian/Bigstock)

Is America great again? Trump’s first year in office

One of the most alarming aspects of the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency is how little serious analysis there has been in the...
The rise and fall of socialism

The rise and fall of socialism

Socialist Taxonomy The term ‘socialism’ is relatively recent, appearing for the first time some 200 years ago in 1827 in the Co-operative Magazine...
Frank-Walter Steinmeier welcomes Sergey Lavrov at the 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council in Germany. Hamburg, December 2016. (Credit: Golden Brown/Bigstock)

Restarting the dialogue for European peace?

EU peace dialogue Anyone who wishes to make a realistic judgment of the chances for a successful, European-led initiative to resolve worldwide geopolitical tensions must...
A conceptual and theoretical analysis

Hegemony: A conceptual and theoretical analysis

This paper provides a conceptual and theoretical analysis of the concept of hegemony in the field of International Relations. Although the concept of hegemony...
Shanghai, China. (Credit: Patrick Foto/Bigstock)

Clash or dialogue? The Rhodes Forum and the challenge of the century

New Challenges for the Rhodes Forum The first decades of the twenty-first century have demonstrated that it is more important than ever that we are able...
French populism: The challenge of Islam. (Credit: hadrian/Bigstock)

The importance of being honest: Values delusion or how fake news create fake history

Had Professor Francis Fukuyama written his book The End of History today, he might instead have chosen the title ‘The End of Diplomacy’. That...
Deploying military force will not ease the tensions on the Korean peninsula. (Credit: Wacharaklin/Bigstock)

Building a new reality for the Korean peninsula takes grit, skill, and commitment

Globalization is all about dismantling inherited barriers to interaction. International collaboration within the expert community forms the broader foundations for political cooperation. Xi Jinping’s speech at this year’s Davos Forum stressed how globalization must mean stripping away barriers to economic cooperation. At the...
Market socialism. (Credit: WonderWhy/Flickr)

The rise and fall of market socialism in Yugoslavia

This paper is dedicated to the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia, hereafter Yugoslavia), a country that was known for its unique system...
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...
as a modern crime

Barbarians crossed the gate: Fighting terrorism as a modern crime

Terrorism, in its different forms, is a defining feature of modern life for people in cities, towns, and villages across the world. Fear of...

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