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23 Jun 22

Russia in Ukraine IV: The Aggressor’s Self-Inflicted Wounds

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?

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16 Jun 22

Colonialism, Propaganda, and Postcolonial Legacies

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.

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08 Jun 22

When the Unthinkable Becomes Real: A Reporter’s View on Russia’s War in Ukraine

Joshua Yaffa reports on his experiences in Ukraine, where he witnessed the war up close.

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10 May 22

Why the Road to Syrian Accountability Runs through Germany

Deborah Amos explains the importance of the Syrian war-crimes trial that opened at a court in Koblenz in late April 2020.

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05 May 22

Geopolitics and Global Production Networks

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.

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03 May 22

Ending the Forever Pandemic of Global Tobacco

Howard Koh explores potential future regulatory strategies to bolster public health and thereby diminish the enormous economic and human costs of global tobacco consumption.

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02 May 22
29 Apr 22

Is Russia a Verbrecherstaat? – A Perspective from International Law

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.

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28 Apr 22

Last Best Hope: America in Crisis and Renewal

George Packer explores the four narratives that now dominate American life: Free America, Smart America, Real America, and Just America.

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26 Apr 22

Tyrants, Invaders, Sinners: The Quest for Order in the Visigothic Kingdom, 507-711 CE

Damián Fernández investigates how forms of government evolved during the transition from antiquity to the Middle Ages.

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