global-e

The Global Studies Consortium maintains close ties to global-e, a global studies e-journal published by the 21st Century Global Dynamics research cluster at UCSB.

Latest articles from global-e:


Values for a Globe in Transition

'Cicada' by Finnish environmental artist and architectural theorist Marco Casagrande

By Sebastiano Maffettone

September 22, 2020

[T]he idea of value as an organic unit interests us because it could allow us to combine economic and cognitive choices on the one…

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The War on Terror Paradigm and Intersecting Contemporary Civil Uprisings

2020 Black Lives Matter protester silhouetted by smoke and tear gas in Portland, Oregon

By Alejandro Prado

September 18, 2020

The obsession with national security begs the question, from whom we are defending the nation and whom does security serve? How has…

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Anti-Populist Lessons of Coronavirus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson approaches a podium for a coronavirus press conference

By Albert Weale

September 11, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has also brought home the significance of the public services on which we all depend, most obviously the…

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Securitizing Coronavirus: Global Risks, Responses, and Consequences

A man on a motorcycle drives past a Covid-19 fight poster in the capital city of Hanoi, Vietnam

By Dionysios Stivas

September 8, 2020

Preemptive securitization occurs when states proceed with enacting extraordinary measures even when the perceived threats appear to…

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Diplomacy of Masks: China and the Crisis of Populism in South America

mural in Sao Paolo, Brazil depicts a tug of war between masked medical workers on one side, and on the other Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro with a personified COVID-19 virus

By Paul Amar

September 4, 2020

COVID’s arrival in South America seemed to mark the definitive end to a booming era of cooperation with China. But, in an…

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