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Read more at: Talking Baltics: Interview with Ross Allen
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Talking Baltics: Interview with Ross Allen

Brendan Simms, Director of the Centre for Geopolitics, spoke with Mr Ross Allen, the new British Ambassador to Estonia 1. How far did Estonia react to the Belarussian crisis? Estonia has reacted strongly to the crisis, supporting significant sanctions on the Lukashenko regime. The fact that sanctions are coordinated...


Read more at: Britain and the Eastern Baltic region: the past, the present and the future
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Britain and the Eastern Baltic region: the past, the present and the future

21 September 2021 By Donatas Kupciunas, Baltic Research Associate In 1919, the somewhat miraculous appearance on the map of Europe of the three eastern Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania drew much interest from London. From the outset, Britain played a significant role in this Baltic state building. Together...


Read more at: 9/11 becomes history
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9/11 becomes history

17 September 2021 By Suzanne Raine , Affiliated Lecturer The unhappy coincidence of the twentieth anniversary of 9/11 and the humiliating withdrawal of the US and its NATO allies from Afghanistan is of course not a coincidence: the date was chosen by President Biden and intended to be symbolic. The symbolism hasn’t worked...



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Applied History Online Workshop 2021 - summary of proceedings

20 October 2021

On 21 September, the Centre for Grand Strategy at KCL and the Centre for Geopolitics at Cambridge, in conjunction with the Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation, hosted an online workshop for the trans-Atlantic Applied History Network. The three-hour session was comprised of two panels—one...

Call for Papers - Christian Identity in National, Transnational and Local Space: Perspectives from Protestantism, Orthodoxy and Roman Catholics

30 September 2021

Call for Papers - Christian Identity in National, Transnational and Local Space: Perspectives from Protestantism, Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism

University of Oxford, 4–5 April 2022

Mariëtta van der Tol, Sophia Johnson, Jenny Leith, Chris Wadibia, Tobias Cremer...

Event Report: What can we learn from the geopolitical consequences of the Spanish Flu?

1 September 2021

By Rachel Dryden, Ax:son Johnson Research Assistant in Applied History

On 25 June, the Centre for Geopolitics hosted a...