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Shantou University bell tower, Maya Lin
March 23, 2017

One of the projects of global studies is to reconstitute space such that the map highlights an interconnectedness of the world. By...

Black Lives Matter march 2015
March 21, 2017

If we are to be open to our responsibility for enriching the collective imagination, then we have to dare to encounter others...

boy holds PiS party placard at demonstration in Poland (image: Wojtek Radwanski, AFP / Getty)
March 16, 2017

There are numerous ideological affinities between the Hungarian governing party Fidesz and the Polish PiS, mainly regarding their...

March 14, 2017

Islamophobia is not simply a form of cynical populist politics but is rather a fundamental component of a longer cycle of...

March 9, 2017

Critical global studies is derived from the consideration that the national paradigm, be it leftist or right-wing populist, cannot...

“The Sprouting of Revolutionary Fists” - mural by Zoo Project, Tunis, Tunisia, March-April 2011.
March 7, 2017

Resistance alone will not create another world. We must combine it with another imagination, one rooted in the real and combined...

Antonio Gramsci
March 2, 2017

The second greatest failure of contemporary progressives and the left, which must be addressed in order to construct a new public...

twilight skyline, Busan, South Korea
February 28, 2017

Global studies programs at Chinese, Japanese, and Korean universities occupy a certain position in national projects that link...

February 23, 2017

The field of Global Studies encourages intellectual travel of the sort that produces wider academic horizons. But such a journey...

Muhammad 'Abduh
February 21, 2017

Citizens of Western nations raising their voices against President Trump’s travel ban to support the rights of refugees and...

Paul Robeson sings among a crowd of workers
February 16, 2017

Obama often struggled for his hold on public imagination — the foundation of people’s political empowerment. On that July day he...

February 14, 2017

Political secularism has been abandoned by those who once enthusiastically embraced the concept. It needs a new conceptual home....

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