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Read more at: Policy report published: Faith in Numbers

Policy report published: Faith in Numbers

24 June 2020

The Centre for Geopolitics’ Judd Birdsall has published a new policy report entitled Faith in Numbers: Can We Trust Quantitative Data on Religious Affiliation and Religious Freedom? Co-authored with Prof Lori Beaman of the University of Ottawa, “Faith in Numbers” encourages readers to think more carefully and critically...

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Read more at: Event report: A New Asia? China-Ladakh-India

Event report: A New Asia? China-Ladakh-India

19 June 2020

On the 18th of June, the Centre of Geopolitics hosted a video-panel on “A New Asia? China-Ladakh-India”. Moderated by Dr. Shruti Kapila , Faculty of History at Cambridge, the event focused on current Sino-Indian relations, which have received a lot of attention recently in view of severe military clashes at the border...

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£30,000 grant for Protestant Political Thought project

14 May 2020

The Centre for Geopolitics has received a three-year, £30,000 grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for its project on Protestant Political Thought . Managed by the Centre’s Cambridge Institute on Religion & International Studies ( CIRIS ), the project will strengthen and expand international collaborative research on Protestantism, nationalism, and populism.

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Bridget Kendall

Summary: online panel on Coronavirus and Liberty in Illiberal Europe

15 April 2020

The corona crisis has become the dominant feature of our lives. All around the globe life is changing. It is a challenge not only to international health policy, but also to our world economy, international relations and global governance. How can we conceptualize this change and how can we shape it? Discussions on this...

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Update from our Directors

6 April 2020

Dear Friends of the Centre for Geopolitics, Two weeks ago we told you that the Centre, which had been compelled by the Coronavirus crisis to cancel all events up until the end of June, would be back with an innovative online offering. That moment is now at hand. We are pleased to announce that our new “conversations”...

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Letter from our Directors

23 March 2020

Brendan Simms and KC Lin address how the Centre is working in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Read more at: Questions-and-Answer session Prince Turki al Faisal, former Saudi ambassador to the United Kingdom

Questions-and-Answer session Prince Turki al Faisal, former Saudi ambassador to the United Kingdom

14 March 2020

On Wednesday, the 4 th of March, the Centre for Geopolitics hosted Prince Turki al-Faisal at Peterhouse College for a Question-and-Answer session. Prince Turki was Director of Saudi General Intelligence (1979-2001), Saudi ambassador to the United Kingdom (2003-2005) as well as to the United States (2005-2006). He was...

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Tim Reilly "The Shape of Eurasia in the 21st Century"

Tim Reilly "The Shape of Eurasia in the 21st Century"

12 March 2020

On February 18th Tim Reilly of the Scott Polar Research Institute at Cambridge, presented some of his recent research on the evolving geography, economics, and politics of the Eurasian region (including the Arctic region) in the C21 to an audience drawn from academia, industry, the defence and intelligence sectors, and...

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Seminar "German Foreign Policy and Public Opinion” with Koerber Foundation

12 March 2020

On Thursday, the 27 th of February, the Centre of Geopolitics hosted a seminar on " German Foreign Policy and Public Opinion" which was conducted by the German Koerber Foundation in Cambridge. The seminar evolved around the Berlin Pulse survey produced by the Koerber Foundation every two years. Joshua Webb and Elisabeth...

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John Sfakianakis "Middle East: Political Economy of Lost Opportunities, Chaos and Uncertainty"

John Sfakianakis "Middle East: Political Economy of Lost Opportunities, Chaos and Uncertainty"

12 March 2020

On February 18th Dr John Sfakianakis, currently Chief Economist and Head of Research, Gulf Research Center in Riyadh, gave a stimulating talk on "The Middle East: political economy of lost opportunities, chaos and uncertainty." Dr Sfakianakis recounted his decades long work in the Middle East as an economist for...

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