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The Empire Strikes Back: Post-Brexit Britain’s Return to East of Suez

Brexit has far-reaching implications, affecting not only Britain's economic, social, and diplomatic relations, but its security and defense capacity as well. Yicheng Zhang argues that...

Building Trust In Artificial Intelligence

What is Artificial Intelligence? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a scientific discipline aimed at building machines that can perform many tasks that require human intelligence. AI started more than...

Correctly Valuing the Work of the Future

Changes in business models, technology, and the global integration of economies are having profound impacts on an essential component of society: work. The evolving temporal and spatial organization...

Outsourcing Diplomacy: The Necessity of Unofficial Talks

As Ministries of Foreign Affairs (MFAs) around the world face important diplomatic challenges, they do so with one hand tied behind their backs. Whether due to limited resources, ideological...

On the Lack of Theory in Africa-China Analysis

Bhaso Ndzendze discusses the scarcity of simplistic hypothesis testing and model-building in studying the relations between China and African states and the unsubstantiated generalisation which stems...

A Gender Lens on The Future of Work

Abstract: Predicting the gender effects of the next phase of technological change is complex. Potential mass job displacement, as predicted by some of the most quoted analysts, could be expected...

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Shaping A New Era

Framing the Idea of the Fourth Industrial Revolution In January 2016, World Economic Forum Founder and Executive Chairman, Klaus Schwab, published a book titled The Fourth Industrial Revolution....

Foreword

Since the concept of the Fourth Industrial Revolution became common parlance in 2016, it has caught the attention of political leaders around the world and become an essential point of discussion in...

"We Need a Brand New Architecture To Cover The Whole Scope of Mobility"

Interview with Michael Doyle  Professor at Columbia University  Migration is polarizing societies around the globe and has become one of the most important political cleavages of our times...

"Space Provides The Required Magnitude of Perspective. It Unites Us Towards Common Goals"

Interview with Simonetta Di Pippo Director, United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs  2018 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the first UNISPACE conference where 78 Member States met to...

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