Belarus’s fight for democratic freedom: Solidarity over geopolitics

September 23, 2020

More than a month has passed since the brazenly falsified official results of the August 9 presidential election in Belarus showed incumbent president Aliaksandr Lukashenka […]


July 10, 2020

An outcry In a particularly disturbing scene in J.M. Coetzee’s novel, Waiting for the Barbarians, the protagonist defends four prisoners who are about to be […]

Toward a new internationalism

May 4, 2020

As we continue our isolation at home, haunted by messages of vulnerability and gloom, we ask ourselves: How will this end? What will the future […]

In The Media

Coronavirus may have emptied Hong Kong’s streets, but the pro-democracy protests continue

April 23, 2020

Maggie Shum, research associate at the Keough School of Global Affairs, explores how the Hong Kong protest movement is adapting during the coronavirus pandemic in […]

In The Media

Letter from Germany: A democracy hunkers down

March 23, 2020

William Collins Donahue, Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Professor of the Humanities and director of the Initiative for Global Europe at the Keough School of […]

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Taiwan’s Tsai wins landslide in stinging result for China

January 11, 2020

Joshua Eisenman, associate professor of global affairs, considered China’s response to the Taiwanese election results, in a France24 article. “Will the hardline position towards Tsai… be […]