Staff Writer Magdalena Kamont delves into Hungary’s stance on the Russian-Ukrainian War, which has caused a rift between Hungary and the other European Union member states over military aid to Ukraine.
Media coverage of athletes’ sex crimes: how does it affect our perception of sexual assault?
Guest Writer Aina Bermúdez Vila explores the impact of media coverage on public perception of sexual assault in cases involving elite athletes. What is the public perception of sex offenders? And what role does the media play in shaping the view of the public?
“A lot of people that I know have been killed this year.”
Utblick Magazine sat down with Judith Gough, the British Ambassador to Sweden. In the interview, she spoke about her role as an Ambassador, the war in Ukraine and the stones it has set into motion.
From Russia With(out) Love: The Impact of the Expansion of the “Gay Propaganda” Law in Russia
On November 24th, the Russian State Duma presented a draft of legislation that is an extension of the “Gay Propaganda” law. What is this proposal about? Staff writer Magdalena Kamont provides all the details and possible outcomes.
Welcome, but not here: outsourcing asylum seekers
Denmark and Britain have recently included Rwanda as an intermediary country for asylum seekers, but is it beneficial for refugees? Staff writer Tilde Bergström examines this issue.
Feminist Foreign Policy: norm diffusion or political branding?
During the past decade, Feminist Foreign Policy has been adopted by many countries promoting gender equality in global affairs, but are those nations using the concept as norm diffusion or merely political branding? Staff writer Axèle Maillard Arricot analyzes this issue.
Is the Bidasoa River a “deadly trap” for migrants? – River-crossing the border between northern Spain and France
Staff writer Adriana Abril was inspired by a field trip to Irun, Spain, to present the situation in and around the Bidasoa River. The first article of the new publishing year of Utblick Magazine explores the conditions there and asks: “Should this river be considered a deadly trap?”
Sweden’s first Holocaust Museum: an interview with Director Katherine Hauptman
This summer, the first Swedish Holocaust museum in Stockholm will welcome visitors. Staff writer Tanyalak Thongyoojaroen interviewed its Director, Katherine Hauptmann, about the museum’s role in preserving historical memory and the need to discuss Sweden’s actions during the war.
Post-Soviet Globalism – continuities and change
The integration of post-soviet Russia into the Western sphere is a still-pending debate. In this opinion piece, Guest writer Tarik Mert argues that change may be on the horizon when it comes to Soviet worldviews within Russia.