In April of 2019, a group of 22 young men and women gathered at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria to rethink and rewrite the meaning of international security. The assembly was the first in a [...]
Sabrina Gafforova on how the people of Tajikistan have reacted to the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their country.
Just a week before the seriousness of the ongoing pandemic really hit, when it was still possible – though a bit complicated – to travel between countries, I found myself in a hotel [...]
Since 1990, Armenia has lost one quarter of its rural forests to deforestation and illegal logging. Today, the country of stones has less than 10% green coverage. In Armenia and neighboring [...]
Lossi Asks: How Might the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect Attitudes Towards Border Policies in Central and Eastern Europe?
No one in Europe could have possibly missed out on the big news of the moment: the coronavirus is here. With the daily lives of 446 million EU inhabitants affected, the pandemic might constitute [...]
Michael Cole on how hard-right figures have used cats to soften their image.
August 24, 2017. A friend and I arrive in Murghab, Tajikistan, after an eight hour-long drive full of tea-drinking pauses at random houses, helping broken cars on the extremely solitary Pamir [...]
November 11th marked the 101th anniversary of the restoration of Polish sovereignty from the German, Austro-Hungarian and Russian Empires. The most famous event of the day is the Independence [...]