Mapping World Politics

This year’s news intake of undergraduate International Relations students at UEA have been busy mapping world politics as part of their welcome week. Working in small groups, our students have been reflecting on key issues, actors and processes within international relations, and thinking about how these might be represented visually.…

Remembering 7/7: Seven thoughts, ten years on

It is ten years since the attacks in London on 7 July 2005. Lee Jarvis provides seven reflections on those events, their aftermath and consequences. He concludes that  anniversaries create as much as recall memorable events. ‘Spirit of the Blitz’. My own memory of watching the coverage of 7/7 unfold is dominated by…

Cities in a Global Order

In this post Dr Simon Curtis reflects on the remarkable transformation of the world’s major cities over recent decades, and their relationship to the broader transformation of international political order.  As components of a nascent global order, cities have been endowed with new capacities, and are taking on new governance…