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14 OctThe role of women in Game of Thrones: Is politics a men’s world?


Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva. A number of IR scholars have analysed…

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13 OctThe EU’s problems with minority-protection – the complicated case of the Aromanians


Word around the block is that if the EU were to bid for its own membership it might not get in,…

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10 OctThe case for going nuclear


Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Paul Derikx. In the first decades of the nuclear era, the conventional…

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06 OctFar from over: How peaceful will Southern Philippines be after the Zamboanga siege?


The siege of Zamboanga City in Mindanao took place for almost three weeks. It was 9 September, before the break of…

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27 SepInterdisciplinarity: Are social sciences still under the aegis of positivism?


It’s already well-established that, from a historical perspective, social sciences throughout the unfolding waves of positivism were slightly overshadowed by their…

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22 SepEU – US relations: Balancing or bandwagoning?


Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva. Whenever a state becomes powerful in the…

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10 SepWhat does the ‘pork barrel’ scam suggest about the Philippine government?


The social media-driven #MillionPeopleMarch is by far the biggest popular protest faced by President Benigno Aquino III since he took office…

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09 SepEuropeanization after accession: The case of Bulgaria


Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva. Europeanization, most commonly defined as the domestic…

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05 Sep‘Yea’ or ‘Nay’ for Syria?


Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Paul Derikx. Returning last week from a trip through the Near-East and…

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03 SepDouble standards on environmentalism – the case of Romania


Unfortunately it’s not particularly new that stray dogs roaming Bucharest are causing victims. Similarly, the recently erupted Rosia Montana mining scandal…

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