Read Magdalena Kamonts take on the conflicts in Ukraine, the logics that underpinned Russia’s annexation 2014, and what may lie in the future for the region.
Johanna Bergström outlines the risks of prolonged school closures and how they may deepen global disparities.
On February 1, the Myanmar military declared a year-long state of emergency after a coup d’état. NLD party leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi is currently held, along with other top MPs, at an unknown location by the military junta. Read Isabel Wilson’s take on what’s next in store for Myanmar.
Enlight writer Heghine Aleksanyan dissects the translator’s role in media, highlighting the differences between translating news articles and the more traditional fields of scholarship and arts.
Enlight writer Tatev Ghazaryan analyzes the emerging world of AI – and which countries are taking the biggest strides in developing these technologies.
Magdalena Kamont untangles and analyses the events and identity politics in Poland’s interior politics, highlighting their explanatory value to the recent turn to autocracy.
Enlight writer Anahit Karapetyan explores the charismatic Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the personification of politics in Turkey.
Turkan Omari brings you an analysis of the recent equality reforms in Saudi Arabia. Was extending women the right to drive a genuine move towards gender equality, or a reform brought on by other reasons?
Enlight Studies writer Anahit Karapetyan maps out the laws and logics behind Turkey’s escalating repression of free speech, especially the dissidence against those in power.
Miriam Laux discusses what the Portuguese EU presidency might mean for the future of the European Union’s handling of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, a subject especially interesting as both Europe and the rest of the world grapples with the consequences of the covid-19 pandemic.