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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EU Elections. New EU citizens priorities: security and defence in the spotlight

Europe's defence and security has become the main concern of political parties and citizens. All electoral programmes contained proposals on this issue.
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The Cost of Living in a Politically Fragmented Europe

The cost of living crisis in Europe has been one of the most pressing concerns since 2021. Several measures by the national governments and the EU have failed to provide relief to the citizens. The main cause behind it is the divided approach of the political parties to handle the situation. Right wing parties favour competitiveness while the left argue for investment in public enterprises. For this economic crisis to be effectively dealt with, parties need to rise from their differences and work as a union to lift its people from economic and social insecurities.
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Inside the US TikTok Ban: Exploring the Implications of the Bill on US-China Relations

This article explores the implications of the proposed bill to ban TikTok in the United States on broader US-China relations. China's response to the ban is also an area of discussion.
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Election Countdown: Navigating Bulgaria’s Political Maze Amidst Schengen and Eurozone Struggles

The Bulgarian spiral of political instability continues. The impact of uncertainty within the fragmented political landscape on Schengen and Eurozone aspirations.
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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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