The March 2021 killing of six Asian American women in Atlanta followed a year in which the 45th US President and the right-wing media had gleefully referred to the “China Virus” – exemplifying the tendency in a pandemic to make a scapegoat of the original disease
The European Union, Ukrainian and Russian Approaches to International Criminal Law: A Comparative International Law Perspective
Given the deep disagreement between the European Union, Russia and Ukraine as to the legal qualification of war-related crimes in Ukraine, it is necessary to examine these actors' divergent understandings of international criminal law. This project examines the theoretical framework of c
New Europe's Futures Blog Post About Identity Provision In Balkan Disputes
The Europe's Futures blog features contributions by current and former Fellows of our Europe’s Futures – Ideas for Action program. The newest blog post is written by former Europe's Futures fellow Ioannis Armakolas and asks if identity provisions in agreements in the enduring Balkan disputes…
Getting to know the IWM Library: the Paweł Hertz Library
The IWM Library has grown continuously over the years and is a valuable source of information for the Visiting Fellows' research. In it, we collect books by former Visiting Fellows, Permanent Fellows, books written at the Institute, and other materials which are needed for the ongoing research at…
The latest podcast episode asks "How can we structure digital spaces more democratically?"
In this newest episode of our podcast Democracy in Question? Shalini Randeria is joined by Evgeny Morozov. Together they ask how we can harvest the transformational potential of technology and structure digital spaces more democratically.
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