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11 December 2018

Imperial and Transnational Developmentalisms in the Middle East

In “Imperial and Transnational Developmentalisms: Middle Eastern Interplays, 1880s–1960s”, his contribution to the newly released anthology The Development Century: A Global History (Cambridge University Press), Professor Cyrus Schayegh focuses on the case of the Ottoman Empire and its League of Nations Mandate successors. Going beyond the dominant view that the world of development is composed of...
07 December 2018

Rethinking Global Governance for the 21st Century

In July 2018 the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP) issued a three-volume report on Rethinking Society for the 21st Century. Patterned on the International Panel on Climate Change, reflecting...

19 November 2018

Reorienting the Nation: Perspectives from Soviet Central Asia...

In his recent PhD thesis, Vsevolod Kritskiy aims to reorient the nation as a label by examining how it was used by Central Asians in their interactions with representatives of Soviet power during the time...