Alicia Ely Yamin discusses key topics addressed in Global Health, Human Rights and Social Justice, Brill's new book series, focusing on advances and backlash relating to reproductive justice and human rights, ethical implications of biotechnological innovations, and resurgent calls for a ‘right to development.’
A discussion on the ambiguous NATO Rules of Engagement, clarifying acceptable responses to hostile acts and intentions, direct participation in conflicts, and self-defence reliance.
Unpacking the ethics and societal implications of increased social injustice and food insecurity caused by climate change, with Ivo Wallimann-Helmer.
Discussing the exchange of foods across the Eurasian Heartland through the Silk Route, with Dr. Eugene Anderson.
A discussion on the misunderstood and multidimensional nature of self-determination, in context of the 2014–2015 Ukraine crisis and the secession of Crimea.
In the latest episode of War and Peace, Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou and Vassilis P Tzevelekos put forth the suggestion that with the change in international law over the years, stricter sanctions should be in place to prevent human rights atrocities. They discuss this in context of their work The Aggression Against Ukraine and the Effectiveness of Inter-state Cases in Case of War.
In the second episode of our new themed series War and Peace, Dr. Wolfgang Ischinger focuses on Germany’s reaction to Russian aggression on Ukraine. He talks about the stringent measures that Germany has had to take as an outcome, driven by a sense of moral duty toward Ukraine in this humanitarian crisis.
In the first episode of our new themed podcast series War and Peace, Dr. Valentin Schatz talks about the issues of arbitration concerning territorial domination, citing examples of Chagos Archipelago and the South China Sea, while emphasizing the need for a reasoned and balanced argument when it comes to territorial sovereignty, in the context of his work.