Winter Holidays Across the World: Eastern Europe and Russia

The wide variety of customs and traditions practiced in Eastern Europe during the winter holidays reflects the region’s cultural diversity. Yet, a defining feature of this time of year is its close connection to religion. Research suggests that in most countries, the vast majority of the adult population identifies with

The quest for the white gold: Bolivia’s long road towards its ‘lithium dream’

The quest for the white gold: Bolivia’s long road towards its ‘lithium dream’ Due to the ongoing climate crisis, the world is currently forced to embark on the challenging mission of globally transiting from the extraction and burning of fossil fuels. Expanding renewable energy is crucial, but its underlying technologies

How Much is Enough? The International Community’s Feet are Dragging over the Conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia

This article is an opinion piece and its contents represent the standpoint of its author, not UPF Lund or The Perspective’s editorial board. November 4th marked exactly one year since armed violence broke out in Tigray in northern Ethiopia. The fight continues to rage between the Ethiopian and Eritrean government