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Could Geopolitical Competition Over Development Financing Benefit the Global South?

Since the launch of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013, development financing has returned to the fore of global geopolitics. Despite its critics, the latest surge of great-power competition could be a good thing for developing countries.
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Mega Dams and Human Insecurity in East Africa: A Discussion with Edward Stevenson

Join us for a discussion with Edward Stevenson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Durham University
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Construction Jihad, Iran's Foreign Development Agency: Eric Lob

Firat Demir spoke with Dr. Eric Lob, a member of the SiC multipolarity working group and associate professor of International Relations at Florida International University, about his research on Iran's Foreign Development Agency "Construction Jihad."
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Infrastructural Brutalism: Book Panel with Michael Truscello

On March 24th, 2021, Security in Context's Endemic Infrastructures working group hosted its first public event, a discussion with Michael Truscello on his book Infrastructural Brutalism: Art and the Necropolitics of Infrastructure (The MIT Press, 2020).
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Chinese Belt and Road from a Comparative Perspective: Min Ye

Firat Demir spoke with Professor Min Ye about her work with the Security in Context Multipolarity working group.