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22 March 2018

Andrew Clapham: international community must act on South Sudan

Professor Andrew Clapham has highlighted the need to prosecute perpetrators of war crimes and crimes against humanity in South Sudan, following the publication of the report by the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan.   Speaking at the interactive dialogue on the report and the conference room paper at  the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on 13 March, Prof Clapham, a member of the UN Commission,...
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...

19 March 2018

Students mobilise to support migrants in Mexico

Two Graduate Institute student initiatives, Latin America Network Initiative and Migration Initiative have joined forces to raise funds for Mexican NGO ‘La 72, Hogar – Refugio para personas migrantes',...

19 March 2018

Reinventing Authoritarianism in the Middle East

The 2011 Arab Spring uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa thickened the authoritarianism plot. Since democratising change appeared at long last to be making headway across the region, initial...

14 March 2018

The Geopolitics of Malcolm X

Since his violent death in 1965 aged 39, the African American activist Malcolm X has become more of a cultural icon than a properly understood historical figure. On 13 March, Moshik Temkin of Harvard Kennedy...