Existentialist Lessons for Societal Collapse

What if the world we currently live in were to collapse? What sounds like the theme of a new post-apocalyptic TV-show in fact is what occupies an emerging scientific movement called Collapsology. It can be best described as the cross-disciplinary study of industrial and societal collapse due to climatic instabilities. Collapsology proposes that humans have…Read More

Sharing the Ganges: A Bangladesh Perspective on Environmental Impacts and Political Implications

Abstract Among the cross-boundary rivers of two south Asian neighbors Bangladesh and India, the Himalayan river of Ganges occupies a strategically significant place. The largest of the shared rivers is also a major driver in the ecology and livelihood of both territories. A dispute over sharing the Ganges water started with India’s construction of a…Read More

The ‘Humanity’ in Humanitarian Intervention: A Critical Analysis

The ‘Humanity’ in Humanitarian Intervention: A Critical Analysis

Abstract The concept of Humanitarian intervention has been discussed in International Relations discourse as well as under International Law. It is used as an acceptable practice under International Law and a normative practice of the states. However, it seems that such a practice is contradictory to the basic principles of International Law because the authority…Read More

The Implementation of the Khartoum Agreement in the Central African Republic in the Wake of High-Risk Elections

The Implementation of the Khartoum Agreement in the Central African Republic in the Wake of High-Risk Elections

Abstract While legislative and presidential elections are over, the 2019 Khartoum agreement seems harder and harder to implement. Indeed, rebel groups still hold a large part of the country, whereas the government is struggling to restore State authority all over the national territory. The situation is even tenser since former President François Bozizé is suspected…Read More