Tag: International relations

The Noise of Russian Silence

By Ekaterina Thor, second-year Bachelor student of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology  Opening our daily news feed on the 24th of February, most of probably needed a second…

From Indiana Jones to International Business consultancy

This article talks about how cultural anthropology plays into international business and the importance of understanding and respecting different cultures to have effective meetings with international…

What does a Chicken, Drums, Whiskey, Gossip, and International Diplomacy have in common?

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DOOR VIVIAN MAC GILLAVRY De aarde moesten we verlaten. Na de exponentiële groei van de wereldbevolking in de jaren 80 van de 21e eeuw, de technologische crisis en…

Global Distrust & the Future of Multilateralism: Reflection on International Relations and Covid-19

FATHI RAYYAN Most of us would be able to recall World War I and its catastrophic outcome that triggered the emergence of the International Relations (IR) discipline in…

Book Review: Patriots, Traitors and Empires—The Story of Korea’s Struggle for Freedom, by Stephen Gowans

Review of: Patriots, Traitors and Empires: The Story of Korea’s Struggle for Freedom, by Stephen Gowans. Published by Baraka Books, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 6 x 9 inches. 280…

From supporting migrants to protesting for change

By Lysanne Vrooman           Almost half a year ago, on the 25th of March 2017, it was the sixtieth anniversary of the treaty of Rome….

Construction of Power – Het LaSSA Congres

Van een grote organisatie zoals de Verenigde Naties tot de relaties die men met familieleden heeft, macht is overal aanwezig. Maar hoe komen machtsrelaties eigenlijk tot stand? Deze…

The Politics of Peace in Captain America: Civil War

By Emma Louise Backe Marvel’s latest superhero juggernaut, Captain America: Civil War (2016) is a tense, tightly paced skirmish. The camera skitters between the ideological poles of Tony…

A Business for the Future? Redefining Value, Quinoa and the Quest of Pachakuti Foods w/ Alexander Wankel

We’re back in Peru! Join Adam and special guest Alexander Wankel of Pachakuti Foods for a conversation about the future of food production, agrobiodiversity, sustainability, and keeping traditio…

Exploring Boundaries: From Access to Female Sexworkers to the Question of Research

When designing a research project, a researcher’s initial plans are often interrupted by what data we actually can access. Whether negotiating political structures, cultural taboos, necessary permissi…

Mate: The Drink Beyond a Drink w/ Guilherme Heiden

Coca and Mate by Guilherme Heiden and Adam Gamwell Mate (pronounced mah-tay), or more commonly known as yerba mate for English speakers, is an herbal tea drink native…

“Responsibility to Protect-lobbyisten hebben hun geloof in mensenrechten zo goed als opgegeven”

  Foto: UN Multimedia Door Annette Jansen Genocide en etnische zuivering komen al sinds het begin van de 19e eeuw voor, maar pas eind jaren 90 – na…

What war? Whose war?

Internal changes must come about. © Cindy Cornett Seigle, via creative commons. By Thijl Sunier The day after the attacks in Paris, the French President François Hollande declared…

Propagating Romance: The Islamic State

by Yoram Kannangara The commencement of the new millennium and the age of global networks, 9/11, The Gulf War(s) semantics, Al-Qaeda, and incessant turmoil in the Middle-East. These are…

The Politics and Power of Internet Infrastructure

We traditionally understand the world to be controlled primarily by technologies of violence and destruction. Who controls these technologies and how they are regulated are arguably the most…