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May 1, 2020 | cmes

Coronavirus and the Challenge of World Politics

By Mehdi Ghavideldostkohi Something very new is happening in the world. [i]  Anthony Giddens The abrupt emergence of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), has ushered in …
  • current affairs
  • op-ed
March 26, 2020 | cmes

Al Qaeda’s role in the Afghan peace talks

Orwa Ajjoub, CMES MA in Middle Eastern Studies graduate and researcher at our center and affiliated researcher at the Swedish South Asian Studies Network …
  • current affairs
  • podcast link
January 21, 2020 | cmes

CMES leading an international project on populism

At a time when new political actors are challenging contemporary democracies in the name of “the people”, there is little agreement on the meaning …
  • publication
November 28, 2019 | cmes

A vanishing Iranian lake and its environmental impact

Pathbreaking research by a team of CMES researchers Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran is an internationally registered and protected UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and a wetland site designated …
  • publication
  • research report
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