La belle province: an ugly side of Québec

La belle province: an ugly side of Québec

In Québec, the issue of national identity and the system known as reasonable accommodation, adjustments made in society to accommodate certain rights based on e.g religion or disab ...

This is not the Pope you’re looking for!

This is not the Pope you’re looking for!

The media frenzy surrounding Pope Francis since his ascension in February 2013 is seemingly ever escalating. Notably, compared to his predecessor Benedict XVI, the intense media sc ...

Intercontinental exchange: missiles & learning in Canadian IR

Intercontinental exchange: missiles & learning in Canadian IR

“Students taking this course will be able to appreciate that innovations in weaponry and strategy of war have had a profound effect on the outcome of modern wars since history in t ...

Gross National Happiness: a development philosophy

Gross National Happiness: a development philosophy

Under the towering presence of the Himalayas, in the midst of lush forests and pristine rivers, lies the small Buddhist nation of Bhutan. Landlocked by India and China, Bhutan emer ...

Snowden and the NSA

Snowden and the NSA

At 15:25 on the 11th September 2001 the first Swedish newscast reported from the terrorist attack on World Trade Center, a mere half-hour after the incident. At request by the news ...

Central African Republic – where religious tensions may not be the biggest problem

Central African Republic – where religious tensions may not be the biggest problem

By the time this article is posted on the web issue of Utblick the paper copy will be available all over town, fresh off the printers. As you may or may not know, the theme for our ...

Hong Kong Chronicles

Hong Kong Chronicles

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the protests in Hong Kong lately (some worried, some curious), so I decided to write down some of my impressions of the situation here. S ...

La belle province: an ugly side of Québec

In Québec, the issue of national identity and the system known as reasonable accommodation, adjustments made in society to accommodate certain rights based on e.g religion or disability, have for a long time been issues for controversial debate. This was especially apparent between September 2013 and april 20 more ...

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Tokyo city guide

Many say springtime is the time when Göteborg awakens. With the first rays of sunshine, suddenly the streets are filled with elated citizens – making you wonder where all of these people were hiding outduring winter. While right now may be a great time to enjoy this city’s soft evening light and the spring fl more ...

april 02, 2014 (0) comments

La belle province: an ugly side of Québec

In Québec, the issue of national identity and the system known as reasonable accommodation, adjustments made in society to accommodate certain rights based on e.g religion or disability, have for a long time been issues for controversial debate. This was especially apparent between September 2013 and april 20 more ...

november 26, 2014 (0) comments

Historical heroes and the contagiousness of courage – a lecture with Brian Palmer

[caption id="attachment_3631" align="aligncenter" width="768"] Brian Palmer next to a picture of Rachel Corrie, an American human rights activist who was killed by an Israeli bulldozer when she tried to prevent the demolishment of a house in Palestine, 2003.Photo: Margit de Boer[/caption] Brian Palmer, social more ...

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La belle province: an ugly side of Québec

In Québec, the issue of national identity and the system known as reasonable accommodation, adjustments made in society to accommodate certain rights based on e.g religion or disability, have for a long time been issues for controversial debate. This was especially apparent between September 2013 and april 20 more ...

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Intercontinental exchange: missiles & learning in Canadian IR

“Students taking this course will be able to appreciate that innovations in weaponry and strategy of war have had a profound effect on the outcome of modern wars since history in the last century has taught us that triumph or downfall in battle has more often than not been determined by innovation in weaponry more ...

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