This article was first published by The Vietnamese on 9 October, 2021. By Dan Nguyen President Joe Biden has repeatedly emphasised “soft power” in his foreign policy speeches. Will this policy work in … Continue reading Biden’s Emphasis On Soft Power And What It Means For Vietnam’s Democracy Movement
September is when the school year starts in Vietnam. However, this academic cycle is like no other, as the country is struggling with a deadly virus that claimed more than 10,000 lives last month.
CISRUL is home to a vibrant, interdisciplinary research community. Our seminar conversations are unique in bridging social science and humanities perspectives. PhD students as well as faculty members from various … Continue reading CISRUL Seminar series
Edited by Jeffrey C. Alexander (Yale University), Trevor Stack (University of Aberdeen), and Farhad Khosrokhavar (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales) Published by Cambridge University Press in November 2019. … Continue reading Breaching the Civil Order
Pakistani TV journalists have interviewed CISRUL staff member Dr Andrea Teti on Sisi's power-grab in Egypt. The interview was featured on Scope, an 'in-depth analysis’ programme on Indus TV, Pakistan’s … Continue reading Andrea Teti on Sisi’s power-grab in Egypt
This conference on radical democratic citizenship marks the 50th anniversary of the global wave of protests in 1968, when people occupied workplaces and public spaces, collectively demanding changes in … Continue reading Radical Democratic Citizenship – 2018 CfP
Original article here. In May 2012, Egypt’s first democratic presidential election set an important precedent in a troubled transition process. At the time, there was no constitution, no clarity on the president’s … Continue reading Egypt prepares to hail former army chief as president – once the election is out of the way