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Oct

[JOURNAL ARTICLE] RUSSO, L., SEDDONE, A., & SANDRI, G. (2021). Italy: Political Data and Developments in 2020. European Journal Of Political Research Political Data Yearbook.

In Italy, 2020 was marked by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which affected the country earlier and harder than the rest of the world. The Cabinet in office was the second Cabinet formed under the leadership of Giuseppe Conte (Conte II). This government had been in charge since September 2019, after the League/Lega (Lega)...
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22
Sep

[BOOK] Verdebout, A. (2021). Rewriting Histories of the Use of Force: The Narrative of ‘Indifference’ (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Abstract It is commonly taught that the prohibition of the use of force is an achievement of the twentieth century and that beforehand States were free to resort to the arms as they pleased. International law, the story goes, was ‘indifferent’to using force. ‘Reality’as it stems from historical sources, however, appears much more complex. Using...
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14
Sep

[JOURNAL ARTICLE] Grzybowski, J. (2021). Separatists, state subjectivity, and fundamental ontological (in)security in international relations. International Relations.

Abstract Ontological security studies (OSS) in International Relations (IR) emphasize the role of identity, anxiety, and a sense of self in world politics. Yet suggesting that states act in certain ways because of ‘who they are’ also assumes that they are in fact states. In this article, I problematize the presupposition of state subjects in...
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13
Sep

[CONFERENCE] Panel discussion « The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Transformative Change through Sustainable Development Goals? »

In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to guide public policies at all levels and inspire societal actors to promote sustainable development worldwide. At the core of this new international program are 17 Sustainable Development Goals with 169 specific targets. The adoption of the 2030 Agenda and the...
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10
Sep

[BOOK] Holmes, M., & Simpson, K., (Eds.) (2021). Ireland and the European Union. Economic, political and social crises. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Description This book examines how Ireland’s relationship with the EU was affected by a succession of crises in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The financial crisis, the Brexit crisis and the migration crisis were not of equal significance on the island of Ireland. The financial crisis was a huge issue for the...
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3
Sep

[JOURNAL ARTICLE] Dawson, N. M., B. Coolsaet, E. J. Sterling, R. Loveridge, N. D. Gross-Camp, S. Wongbusarakum, K. K. Sangha, L. M. Scherl, H. Phuong Phan, N. Zafra-Calvo, W. G. Lavey, P. Byakagaba, C. J. Idrobo, A. Chenet, N. J. Bennett, S. Mansourian, and F. J. Rosado-May. 2021. The role of Indigenous peoples and local communities in effective and equitable conservation. Ecology and Society 26(3):19.

ABSTRACT Debate about what proportion of the Earth to protect often overshadows the question of how nature should be conserved and by whom. We present a systematic review and narrative synthesis of 169 publications investigating how different forms of governance influence conservation outcomes, paying particular attention to the role played by Indigenous peoples and local...
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3
Sep

[PRESS RELEASE] Stewardship by Indigenous and local communities is the key to successful nature conservation

The JUSTCONSERVATION team, a research project funded by the French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity (FRB) within its Centre for Biodiversity Synthesis and Analysis (CESAB), gathering 17 researchers has just released a study further highlighting that conservation of Indigenous Peoples and local communities, based around their own knowledge systems and stewardship, is the best strategy...
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Août

[JOURNAL ARTICLE] Bourcier, B. & Jakonen, M. (2021). Hobbes/Bentham. Influences et modernité anglaise. Revue philosophique de la France et de l’étranger, 146, 307-310

Alors que plus d’un siècle sépare Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) et Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), leurs philosophies respectives entretiennent des rapports étroits qui, bien qu’ils aient souvent retenu l’attention des historiens de la philosophie et commentateurs, n’ont jamais été étudiés spécifiquement. On cherche ici à pallier ce manque par une étude des rapports entre Hobbes et Bentham...
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