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Read more at: On Geopolitics Episode 21: Protest in China

On Geopolitics Episode 21: Protest in China

Professor Bill Hurst and Suzanne Raine examine the significance of the recent outbreak of protests in many cities in China, and the CCP's response. The host: Suzanne Raine is an Affiliate Lecturer at the Centre for Geopolitics at Cambridge University. She served for 24 years in the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office...


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: Baltic Network Member Profile - Dr Ieva Birka
Dr Ieva Birka

Baltic Network Member Profile - Dr Ieva Birka

Dr Ieva Birka is the Lead Researcher on two research projects being carried out at the University of Latvia Advanced Social and Political Research Institute. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Latvia, MSc with Merit in Russian and Post-Soviet Studies from the London School of Economics, and a BA...


Read more at: The Warsaw Security Forum &  Gdańsk-Danzig-Gduńsk within the Baltic Borderlands
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The Warsaw Security Forum &  Gdańsk-Danzig-Gduńsk within the Baltic Borderlands

In early October, the Centre sent delegations to two events in Poland to build new partnerships, network and advance understanding between our two regions. Warsaw Security Forum, 5-6 October 2021 By Suzanne Raine warsaw_590.jpg The Centre for Geopolitics organised a roundtable on “What does ‘Global Britain' mean for the...


Read more at: The Atlantic Charter of August 1941 eighty years on
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The Atlantic Charter of August 1941 eighty years on

11 August 2021 By Professor Brendan Simms On 14 August 1941, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt met in Placentia Bay off Newfoundland and issued a joint declaration. It set out a vision for a new global order based on international cooperation, social justice, free trade and...


Read more at: Why does it matter who blames whom for the coronavirus?
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Why does it matter who blames whom for the coronavirus?

26th March 2020 Starting the conversation… Suzanne Raine , Affiliated Lecturer, Centre for Geopolitics The serious geopolitical consequences of catastrophic events such as famines, pandemics, depressions and wars are often caused less by the actual events than by the process of blame (both deliberate and spontaneous) which...