Could Brexit summon the ghosts of the Troubles?

Posted on Posted in Alessandro Fava, Civil Wars, Europe, International Politics, Opinions, Pax et Bellum Views

Author: Alessandro Fava Brexit will be one of the most important political events in Europe after the end of the Cold War. The changes for the United Kingdom and the European Union will be massive. Moreover, the United Kingdom will also face challenges from the inside coming from the peripheral regions that voted “Remain”. Northern […]

Brexit, Trump and right-wing movements in Europe – Explaining identity politics

Posted on Posted in Analysis, Europe, International Politics, Pax et Bellum Views, Shawn Davies, Suna Voss

Originally published December 11, 2016 Authors:  Suna J. Voss and Shawn Davies* Identity politics is in the news. While identity might be a construct, as the constructivist argument goes, attempts to transcend one identity generally lead into the construction of another. What does this mean for politics and society? The ethnicities of Gujarati and Marathi […]