Tag Archives: international relations

Passports – What’s Old is News

      No Comments on Passports – What’s Old is News

https://media.rss.com/whatsoldisnews/2024_06_18_02_35_11_2055fb19-6f21-42a2-807c-01e1209b416b.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBy Sean Graham This week I’m joined by Patrick Bixby, author of License to Travel: A Cultural History of the Passport. We talk about the origins of the modern passport, the reaction to its introduction, and how artists and writers responded. We also chat about the role of the nation state in immigration, the… Read more »

What’s in Putin’s Head?

      2 Comments on What’s in Putin’s Head?

Lorenz M. Lüthi As we are slowly coming to terms with a new reality in international relations, we try to make sense of it using the anecdotal and fragmentary information available to us. Few outside of Russia can claim to understand what is going on in Vladimir Putin’s head. Most of us are guessing about the rationale behind the war,… Read more »

Canada’s Presence in the World: A Discussion with the Right Honorable Joe Clark

By Andrew Sopko and Sarah Dougherty On January 31st 2014, the Right Honorable Joe Clark came to Carleton University to discuss his new book, How We Lead: Canada in a Century of Change (Random House, 2013), with students in Professor Norman Hillmer’s seminar on nationalism, internationalism, and political culture. This book, by the former prime minister and foreign minister is,… Read more »