Political Economy of Multipolarity and New South-South Relations

Political Economy of Multipolarity and New South-South Relations examines the nexus of economic/financial-political-security infrastructures and linkages alongside the human-development implications of the rise of new global powers, and changing relations among global South countries.

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Omar Dahi
Firat Demir

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Diplomacy of Masks: China and the Crisis of Populism in South America

Paul Amar explores China's role in South American politics and development in light of COVID19, focusing on how the country leverages right and left leaning policies in the region to aid in its extractive model of cooperation.

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Multipolarity, US-China Relations, and the Political Economy of Global Insecurity - Jeffrey D. Sachs

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Construction Jihad, Iran's Foreign Development Agency: Eric Lob

Firat Demir spoke with Dr. Eric Lob, a member of the SiC multipolarity working group and associate professor of International Relations at Florida International University, about his research on Iran's Foreign Development Agency "Construction Jihad."

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Globalization of China's Development Finance: Bo Kong

Professor Bo Kong, a member of the SiC Multipolarity working group discusses his research on the globalization of China's Development Finance Model particularly in the Energy Sector.

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Chinese Belt and Road from a Comparative Perspective: Min Ye

Firat Demir spoke with Professor Min Ye about her work with the Security in Context Multipolarity working group.

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Clements Hoffman on The Geopolitics of Decarbonization in the Middle East

Dr. Clemens Hoffman, a member of the SiC political economy of multipolarity working group, discusses his research project on the geopolitics of decarbonization in the Middle East.

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Public Launch of the SiC Initiative

Omar Dahi introduces the SiC initiative. Members of our global network discuss their research themes.

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