The Russia-Ukraine conflict reveals a crisis of the broader European security order, argues Thorsten Benner. For the German government and its European and US partners, the diplomacy-cum-sanctions approach to finding a solution to the crisis is the least irrational from a pool of bad options.
The Global Challenges Fellowship (GCF) is seeking scholars from rising non-Western global powers to come to Budapest and Berlin in 2015-2016 to explore complex research questions in the humanities or social sciences relevant to the most pressing global public policy challenges of the 21st century. The application deadline is March 30th.
Ricardo Soares de Oliveira accounts the fast-changing dynamics of Angola, an important African state that is a key exporter of oil and diamonds and a growing power on the continent. Based on three years of research and extensive first-hand knowledge of Angola, the new book documents the rise of a major economy after one of Africa’s longest and deadliest civil wars.
by Katrin Kinzelbach
by Katrin Kinzelbach, Dingding Chen
by Wolfgang Reinicke
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung