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Read more at: Pregaming the Party Congress
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Pregaming the Party Congress

By Professor Bill Hurst , Deputy Director I am on record 20 years ago, in print, warning that scholars of Chinese politics, “confronting an increasingly opaque central decision-making apparatus should not succumb to baseless Kremlinological speculation, but rise to the challenge and make more resourceful and considered use...

Read more at: Welcome to the Baltic Summer School, by Rector Professor Rimvydas Petrauskas
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Welcome to the Baltic Summer School, by Rector Professor Rimvydas Petrauskas

The welcome to the Summer School from the Rector of Vilnius University, Professor Rimvydas Petrauskas, himself a historian, summed up the contemporary importance of the event, and the importance of university thinking, and gave a valuable outline of the historic relations between Lithuania and the UK:- I am delighted to...

Read more at: On Geopolitics Podcast- What Next for Iran?
On Geopolitics Podcast

On Geopolitics Podcast- What Next for Iran?

Ali Ansari updates us on the state of negotiations on the JCPOA, and we discuss Iran's relationship with Russia. Also available to listen and subscribe to on Apple , Spotify and the Centre's Youtube channel . More about the hosts Suzanne Raine is an Affiliate Lecturer at the Centre for Geopolitics at Cambridge University...

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Writing military history today

28 September 2022

On Monday 26 September, the Centre for Geopolitics hosted a panel event on Writing military history today, made up of Saul David (Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Buckingham’s Humanities Research Institute) and Glyn Prysor ( Research Director...

Call for papers - Political theologies after Christendom

26 September 2022

27–29 March 2023, University of Oxford

This conference interrogates the diverse echoes of Christendom in contemporary political exceptionalism, nationalism and populism. Whether in the shape of the Russian World ideology, Christian civilisationalism, or religious conservatism in and...

The Baltic team goes on the road

22 August 2022

By the Rt Hon Charles Clarke, Joint Leader of the Baltic Geopolitics Programme

An important element of the Baltic Geopolitics Programme is our network of international relationships with the universities in countries around the Baltic Sea and internationally...