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:


Mountain Ports in Nepal and Bhutan: Imagining Global Hubs in the Highlands

a cluster of Buddhist shrines high in the mountains of Bhutan.

By Mahendra P. Lama

July 11, 2019

Two astoundingly beautiful and largely virgin mountain geographies, Bhutan and Nepal, stand to gain most from the concept of…

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American National Security: Tanks vs. Intellect in the Trump Era

people seated on a WW2 Sherman tank watch firesworks in Normandy, France

By Louis René Beres

July 4, 2019

[T]he core military problems that the United States faces in the years ahead will not yield to any assortment of advanced weapons,…

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System Identities: Global and Unknowable

hologram face

By A. Aneesh

June 28, 2019

Tucked away in databases, system identities are at a remove from everyday experience; one cannot “experience” the abstract logic of…

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The ISIS Fighter Still at War

ISIS fighter imprisoned in northern Iraq, Feb. 15, 2017. (Photo: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)

By Mark Juergensmeyer

June 20, 2019

Mohammad was a fighter for the Islamic State, and even though he was only 29 years old when I talked with him in prison in Northern…

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Development Thinking in the Global South: Post-Feudal vs. Post-Colonial Perspectives

B.P. Koirala photo

By Ratna Mani Nepal

June 13, 2019

Just as in the North, intellectuals of the global South have engaged in serious consideration of what development should be and how…

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