Past News

10 April 2018

The Global: Let's talk about Global Governance

We are excited to introduce our new Global Governance blog:                                                                                 With this blog, we want to open a forum for exchange of views,...

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21 March 2018

What state is global governance in?

On 13 March, Michael Barnett, Professor of International Affairs and Political Science at the George Washington University, assessed the state of international organisations in an inaugural lecture for...

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16 March 2018

Does humanitarian elitism jeopardize its noble objectives?

Humanitarian action succeeds in ‘an ecosystem where we work together to help others’ as Prof. Michael Barnett noted in the introduction of his presentation on the ‘The Humanitarian Club’. However, what...

28 February 2018

How the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has changed,...

Intellectual property (IP) rules and policy sit at the heart of high-stakes battles across the global knowledge economy. On matters as diverse as internet piracy, access to medicines, counterfeiting, data...

23 February 2018

New Perspectives on the End of the Cold War: Unexpected Transformations?

A new book edited by Professor Hanhimäki and colleagues addresses diverse issues and challenges several “common wisdoms” about the end of the Cold War. Together, its contributions provide insights on the...