How are global ideas of gender changing in the contemporary world and in which ways can "gender" be understood as an artifact of the structures behind the modern Eurocentric worldview?
What might be Putin’s own assessment of his situation and what would need to happen for him to change course? What might the Russia that emerges from this war look like?
In this talk, Dominic Thomas examines and decodes various forms of colonial representation to better understand how iconographic propaganda was instrumentalized to legitimize and enforce colonial rule.
Joshua Yaffa reports on his experiences in Ukraine, where he witnessed the war up close.
Deborah Amos explains the importance of the Syrian war-crimes trial that opened at a court in Koblenz in late April 2020.
Using the example of contemporary Asia-Pacific relations, Etel Solingen discusses how mounting protectionism, trade wars, economic statecraft, and geopolitical tensions might disrupt some of the benefits of complex global value chains.
Howard Koh explores potential future regulatory strategies to bolster public health and thereby diminish the enormous economic and human costs of global tobacco consumption.
Artist Eric Wesley discusses his latest work.
Lawrence Douglas talks about the origin of the term "Verbrecherstaat," considers Russia's actions in light of the categories of aggressive war and atrocity, and explains the options and limitations of international law.
George Packer explores the four narratives that now dominate American life: Free America, Smart America, Real America, and Just America.