John Ruggie Tribute

Modest, humble, self-effacing, gentle, calm, good humored, and generous—and at the same time one of the most powerful intellects and impactful scholar-practitioners of his time: that was my experience of John Ruggie.…


Parasitology supports Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day 2021 attempts to raise awareness of the importance of good food and hygiene habits, as well as the fact that access to facilities and resources to achieve this necessary hygiene is still not global.…


To Zoom or not to Zoom?

One thing is certain. Life will never be the same again after this devastating pandemic caused by Covid19. But in this new norm, not all is bad. Certainly, clinical psychiatry and the interaction of psychiatrists with patients and with colleagues has become significantly better despite the challenges of digital exclusion and digital poverty. For once there is real choice, for patients as well as for psychiatrists. A parallel pandemic of digital psychiatry has imploded across the globe, and so virtual consultations have become a reality


Conversations with Authors: The Politics of the Mundane

In this Conversation with Authors, we spoke with Dr. Roberto Carlos about his recent APSR article, “The Politics of the Mundane.”…


The Light Beyond the Clouds

Beyond the dark clouds there is light. Is this a topical description for the past, present and future of our industry? In the past, it was our ambition to travel fast and above the weather that inspired the development of the jet engine by its inventors, Sir Frank Whittle and Dr Hans von Ohain in the late 1930s and early 1940s.


Margaret Cavendish (1623-1673) in the Undergraduate Classroom

E Mariah Spencer wonderfully describes how Margaret Cavendish challenged the narrow categories for women in early modern culture...


Military diplomacy, agency, and change in International Politics

In our article for EJIS, “Communities of Practice, Impression Management, and Great Power Status: Military Observers in the Russo-Japanese War”, we build on a broader return to the study of military diplomacy in international relations.…


An Ancient Wine Press at Knossos

The basic process of winemaking has involved three steps: harvesting grapes; pressing the grapes in order to release their juice; fermenting that juice into wine.…