The Rising China and the Ruling United States: Cooperation or Confrontation?

This article is a contribution from Mehdi Ghavideldostkohi, lecturer at Lund University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. China’s extraordinary economic growth, military power and attentive diplomacy can be considered an epochal change in international relations. The “Rise of China” debate in the United States indicates that China would become a

▶︎ Private-Public Partnerships: New Perspectives on International Development

Curious about the most recent debates and discourses among development practitioners working in the public and the private sector? Tune in to this week’s episode focused on the latest perspectives regarding public-private partnerships, which are regarded as one of the more comprehensive means of tackling challenges to global development and

▶︎ The Perspective LIVE SHOW – 25/3

[smart_track_player url=”https://radioaf.se/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/LIVE-UPF-23.5_mixdown.mp3″] Listen to it on iTunes (UPF Lund) Every other Wednesday, odd weeks, The Perspective Radio has a Live show. This week we decided to publish our on air show (from Wednesday 25/3) as a podcast, partly since the situation with covid-19 makes our organizational work in UPF quite unusual. So

A Governments Guide to Revoking Autonomy: The Curious Case of Kashmir

Source: Kashmir Global In the days leading up to August 5th the inhabitants of Indian-administered Kashmir would experience a series of foreboding events. The telephone networks and internet access were cut off, public gatherings were banned, tens of thousands of troops were sent in, tourist were instructed to leave Kashmir

Coordinated Hypocrisy: The World Bank’s Hegemony In Education

The doublespeak of the World Bank on education, evident in its 2018 report on education, exemplifies what has been coined as organized hypocrisy and clearly sets out the need to challenge its legitimacy and hegemonic role in global education. In line with the scholar Brunsson’s thoughts, organized hypocrisy must be understood as