Search: Globalization (40 materials)

 

The Vertical World: An Interview with Abishur Prakash

... advisory firm in Toronto, Canada. Abishur has worked with some of the largest companies in the world, including institutions and governments. He is also the author of five books, including his latest, “The World Is Vertical: How Technology Is Remaking Globalization.” Abishur has appeared in some of the world’s biggest media outlets, including CNBC, BBC, CNN and Fortune. The title of your book is “THE WORLD IS VERTICAL”. What prompted you to write such a book? What was your ultimate objective?...

29.12.2021

Re-Sovereignization of the Nation State or Globalization 3.0?

... politicians, the expert community and individuals on how bad the situation would turn out to be started to change. At first, many pundits believed that the response of the world’s leading countries to the new biogenic threat would entail the collapse of globalization, with the pandemic seen as the culmination of the 2010s, a decade largely characterized by a “nationalization” of world politics or a re-sovereignization of the nation state. “Re-sovereignization” stands to mean a certain propensity ...

20.10.2021

The Kortunov Global Affairs Debates: Has the COVID-19 ended the era of accelerated globalization?

... changes its attitude toward the presented topic and whether a speaker manages to be persuasive. The third discussion will begin on October 5 at 18:00 (Moscow time, GMT+3). The topic of the meeting: Has the COVID-19 pandemic ended the era of accelerated globalization? Speakers: Anastasia Likhacheva, Director, Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies, Higher School of Economics Sergey Utkin, Lead Researcher, Center for Situational Analysis, IMEMO Carsten Kowalczyk, Associate Professor ...

05.10.2021

What Should We Expect of “Globalization 2.0”?

Should humankind fail to agree on some civilizational synthesis within the next couple of decades, “globalization 2.0” will definitely fall short of accomplishing the most fundamental mission of the 21st century These days, humankind goes through a protracted and painful process of deglobalization. It remains to be seen whether this process was ...

04.08.2021

Vodka or Cognac: Two Tastes of Global Politics

... potatoes or sugar beets; if high quality equipment is used and strict compliance with rigid technological standards is ensured, nothing of the original raw material remains in the end product. Andrey Kortunov: The World Order Crisis and the Future of Globalization Naturally, true connoisseurs of vodka claim that the quality of the drink heavily depends on water quality and the professional secrets of purification. When connoisseurs taste a good vodka, they note the highlights of wheat bread, rye ...

05.07.2021

Modern World Order: Structural Realities and Great Power Rivalries

... stability, while maintaining those balances would form the basis for cooperation as actors would have to do in accordance with the neo-realist approach. New Structural Realities: A Global Non-Integrated World What was in the late 20 th century labelled globalization—following several decades of the world’s growing interdependence and its new (or not entirely new) quality—may, in a broader context, be viewed as the merging of two processes that had been increasingly intertwined over the two or ...

03.06.2021

Sail Away Tomorrow: Where Should We Sail?

... think not only about possible events in world politics over the next twelve months, but also about the likely trends in the development of the international system over the next ten years. Andrey Kortunov: Aristotle and Alexander: Two Perspectives on Globalization First, let's get ourselves oriented and learn the terrain. Humanity today is going through a painful period of deglobalisation that affects all of us together and each one of us individually. This is not just about the immediate social or ...

29.01.2021

Aristotle and Alexander: Two Perspectives on Globalization

... ecumene known to Europeans in BC 334–323. Certainly, history knew great conquerors before Alexander, people who established vast empires, but Alexander laid down, if we may say so, both the material and the ideological and political foundations of a globalization project in classical antiquity. Alexander emerged as a thoroughly cosmopolitan ruler on a global scale. It is a well-known fact that Alexander was tutored and mentored by Aristotle, the greatest philosopher of classical antiquity, who had ...

31.12.2020

The World Order Crisis and the Future of Globalization

... inadequate manner that it responded to the events of 2008–2009 Introduction “Man came silently into the world,” as the great 20 th -century French philosopher and theologian Pierre Teilhard de Chardin shrewdly observed. The same can be said of globalizationglobalization came into the world silently, and we do not even know for sure when it happened. The debates on exactly when this process started still rage to this day, and the range of opinions on the matter is great. Some date the start ...

01.10.2020

The Mirages of Westphalia

... Westphalian world order? Yet, after the pandemic and the structural global economic crisis, the “return to Westphalia” concept needs at least some major qualifications. Are Nation States Really That Strong? Andrey Kortunov: What We've Learnt About Globalization First, the strengthening of nation states is far from ubiquitous. As a rule, states bolster their standing if they were strong prior to the current cataclysms. Hardly anyone will earnestly discuss a “Westphalian renaissance” in the Middle ...

14.08.2020
 

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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