• Opinion: Estonian Foreign Policy after Borrell’s Moscow Visit: Between Deterrence and EU Consensus

    By Stefano Braghiroli and Andrey Makarychev (Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu) Josep Borrell’s recent visit to Moscow and its controversial echoes have spurred an avalanche of comments. At the center of attention was a humiliating treatment that the head of EU diplomacy received in Russia, including the well synchronized expulsion of […]… Read more

  • Publication: New article shows ideological diversity in Russian popular discourses

    In their new article “Popular Culture and Authoritarianism in Russia: A Study of Common Sense Through the Prism of Women’s Fiction” in the forthcoming issue of Europe-Asia Studies, Viacheslav Morozov and Elena Pavlova discuss the neo-Gramscian notion of the mass common sense and apply it to the study of popular discourses in the case of […]… Read more

  • Publication: Symposium on regionalism and the transformation of liberal international order

    In the forthcoming issue of Polity (the University of Chicago Press), the symposium focuses on the transformation of the liberal international order through studies of regions located at Europe’s margins, where new dynamics of power relations are on the rise and the appeal of illiberal ideas and forms of governance is growing. The symposium has been put […]… Read more