The Contradictory Journey of Alexei Navalny: Liberalism, xenophobia and a progressive attitude

To oppose an authoritarian regime is dangerous but to be the de facto leader is a danger on a completely new level. The threat of being silenced, murdered or imprisoned are ever present. Alexei Navalny represents this struggle; as an opposition leader in Russia he is currently in prison, where

▶︎ 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 Current Rise Of Right-Wing Extremism In Germany

[smart_track_player url=”https://radioaf.se/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Untitled-Session-1_mixdown-1.mp3″ title=”The Current Rise Of Right-Wing Extremism In Germany ” ] Listen to it on iTunes (UPF Lund) This podcast sheds light on recent attacks carried out by right-wing extremists in Germany such as the Halle attack and the killing of CDU politician Walter Lübcke. By comparing facts and figures about

▶︎ Integration or Return? A Panel on Afghan Migration & Return

[smart_track_player url=”https://radioaf.se/poddavsnitt/integration-or-return-a-panel-on-afghan-migrants-and-returnees” ] Listen to it on iTunes (UPF Lund) This episode is a collaborative project between UPF and the South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) at Lund University, based on a panel on Afghan migrants held this past October. Featuring migration experts and academics from various nongovernmental organizations all around

Off-The-Books Diplomacy: Italy And Libya – Beyond Official Agreements

A photo of the Libyan Coast, with a view to the Mediterranean Sea / Wikimedia Commons It is often said that, in politics, there is no room for morality. Indeed, sometimes a State accepts a certain degree of external injustice in order to cope with internal problems. That is, unfortunately,

A Tale Of Coal And the Big Chill: The Outcomes Of The Katowice Climate Summit

The start of December 2018 in Europe resembled the many Decembers before it. Cities and towns across the continent decorated their streets, squares and trees, all in preparation for yet another festive season that now rarely resembles the white Christmas of the not-so-distant past. However, the holiday spirit in one