2024 Symposium on Global Affairs & Disinformation
2024 Symposium on Global Affairs & Disinformation

The Symposium strives to be financially accessible and high-quality space for students, young researchers and young professionals to present their original research (whether published or not) to an international audience. Applications are open until 10 February 2024!

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Reform or Facade? Pezeshkian’s Challenges in Transforming Iran

The reformist Masoud Pezeshkian, is Iran's newly elected president, an election between hope and disgust amongst people.
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A Crossing of Two Hands? The European Youth and The EU Bubble

Paulina Ríos Maya and Liz Morán explore the dynamic and sometimes fraught relationship between the European youth and the EU Bubble, examining how this relationship shapes the future of the European project.
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The Expanding Front: Israel, Lebanon, And The Regional Escalation Of The Conflict 

The intense phase of the war is moving towards Israel's northern border with Lebanon, where mutual attacks between Iran-backed group Hezbollah militias and the IDF army are now escalating, raising concerns about the possibilities of a regional, transnational and multilevel war.
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Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Greece Passes Six-Day Work Week

Prime Minister Mītsotakīs risks overworking employees in order to boost economy meanwhile unemployment remains high.
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WHAT PROSPECTS FOR EU ENLARGEMENT? HOW KOSOVO AND UKRAINE SHAPED THE EU ENLARGEMENT

The Kosovo War (1998-1999) and the ongoing Ukraine War (2022) both significantly influenced the EU's approach to enlargement strategies.
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Post – Security Law: The Dawn of Hong Kong Financial Hub?

Will Hong Kong retain its status as an international financial hub following the passing of the national security law? This article examines China's economic goals, recent geopolitical shifts, and initiatives like the Belt and Road and Greater Bay Area, while assessing Hong Kong's unique financial strengths and future.
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(Report) One Year Into the War: The EU’s Confusing Russia Policy

Nineteen months into the war and the EU still has not officially amended its Russia policy. Nevertheless, the EU has significantly changed its behavior towards Russia and is increasingly becoming a de facto geopolitical player. What does this mean for the future of EU-Russia relations?
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(REPORT) Italy and the BRI: in the Shadow of Sino-American Competition and Balancing National Interest

Italy's BRI engagement economic promises fell short. Italy's reassessing aligns with US priorities. Taiwan's ties could help distancing from China but strain relations. Balancing interests, alliances, and economics, Italy navigates a complex situation. Exiting the BRI may offer security assurances while maintaining diplomatic and economic hedging with the US and China.
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[REPORT] Table for Two?: Italy and Other Upper-Middle Powers in Modern Global Affairs

This February, France's President Emmanuel Macron hosted Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskyy as well as Germany's Olaf Scholz. Italy's Giorgina Meloni was not invited to the dinner and this has caused some tensions between European leaders. While a dinner may seem small, the challenges that the European Union faces are not.
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[REPORT] Myanmar: a long quest for democracy & freedom

Since independence from the United Kingdom, Myanmar's quest for freedom and democracy has been a long and ongoing battle. While its people and the international community hoped that Aung San Suu Kyi would move Myanmar down the path of democracy, the military coup of February 2021 has moved the Southeast Asian country further away from the democratic path, while strengthening its political ties with Russia and China.
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[REPORT] Evolution of Women’s Rights in Turkey: The Fall of a Democracy

How the correlation between women’s rights and the democratic process of Turkey underlines that Erdoğan fails at respecting both of them?
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[REPORT] Is Green Development an Oxymoron or Is It a Sign to Rethink the Global Productive Matrix?

Is it possible to build a sustainable global policy with concrete objectives? Is there enough space and resources to build this initiative without economic growth?
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