This year, 2017, brought upon many changes, lessons, and challenges in political terms. During 2018, the Berlin Forum will redouble its efforts and deliver more public research and exchanges to clarify global politics and contribute to democracy, international understanding, and cooperation between countries and their civil societies.
In the New Year, 2018, we will share details about new international collaborations, an upcoming public event and discussion about sustainable development, a worldwide citizen initiative on human rights, new blog post series, and several others.
We wish our friends, religious and secular, the very best during the winter and new year celebrations, and look forward to continuing to better understand the world and shape a better tomorrow with you!
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The Surveillance Studies Network (SSN) is a registered charitable company based in the UK with a worldwide membership. SSN is dedicated to the study of surveillance in all its forms and the free distribution of scholarly information. The SSN awarded Miguel for an article that he published in their academic journal, Surveillance & Society, after a double-blind peer-review. The article, entitled ‘Contesting a Biopolitics of Information and Communications: The Importance Of Truth and Sousveillance After Snowden’ is published under a Creative Commons license and is readily available to be read and downloaded here.
The Berlin Forum on Global Politics congratulates Miguel on the awards and is proud to count him among our co-founders and co-directors!
We at the Berlin Forum on Global Politics are committed to open knowledge, contributing to the debate on subjects related to global politics with Creative Commons-licensed materials – so that these are freely and easily accessible to everybody, everywhere, and anytime.
The latest direction we have taken to share our critical analyses immediately, while remaining committed to academic quality and standards, is a working paper series. These texts are preliminary drafts, shared as materials that intend to stimulate discussion in the hopes of constructive feedback, attempting to bypass the constraints of the dizzying speed in which events, opinions, and courses of action unfold in contemporary society.
For more on our working paper series, please read here.
The Berlin Forum on Global Politics (BFoGP) is pleased to announce that two of the young scholars who presented their research at the ‘First Berlin Forum on Global Politics’ in April, 2013, have gone on to further develop the work they presented at the conference. Leon Schreiber published his paper in a journal publication and Leonard Hessling shared the content of his paper as a Prezi presentation, available online to the general public.
The Berlin Forum on Global Politics wishes these two young scholars well in their academic endeavours and is pleased to have been able to open spaces for the discussion of their valuable and interesting academic research.
The Berlin Forum on Global Politics (BFoGP) will be presenting various academic research results at international conferences throughout March and April 2014. This is an exciting moment for us, since we will also be presenting our first jointly-written academic paper. During the last two months, the BFoGP researched and wrote a paper on the spatial implications of the Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA), more commonly known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), currently being negotiated between the United States and the European Union. This paper is a result of our continued efforts at broadening the debate on the TAFTA | TTIP, now specifically within the international academic community.
Furthermore, besides the jointly-written paper, we will also be presenting the latest results of our individual PhD research projects.
Find detailed information on the dates and times of the panels at which we will present our papers here.