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Actividades PUEAA

Diplomado en Estudios sobre Asia, 2019 - ¡Inscripciones abiertas!

Módulo V: Conflictos y Derechos Humanos, Diplomado en Estudios sobre África - Inicia 21 de enero
FIL Palacio de Minería – A partir del 21 de febrero
Seminar on African Studies - ¡Realiza tu registro! 11 y 12 de marzo
África y la crisis de globalización - Lee nuestro blog
Aguas turbulentas: el conflicto territorial del Mar de China - Disponible en la sección Multimedia

Asia

Asias’s Conservative Moment: Understanding the Rise of the Right
JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY ASIA
Recent scholarship has identified a new era of post-democracy or democratic crisis in the West, characterised by the increasing resort to authoritarian measures and the erosion of mechanisms such as representative parties and unions that link citizens and social forces with the political process.

Youthful futures? Aspirations, education and employment in Asia
CHILDREN´S GEOGRAPHIES
In this editorial article we frame how young people in Asia are reworking rapidly changing socio-economic, cultural conditions and constraining political structures to create possible successful futures and achieve their aspirations.

If Trump Wants to Get Out of Syria, He Should Strike a Deal With Russia
FOREIGN AFFAIRS
US. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw American forces from Syria is a mistake. But if he insists on going ahead with it, the best option for the United States is to do what it can to ensure that Moscow ultimately replaces it and negotiates a political settlement that prevents a new conflict in eastern Syria.

India establishes job quotas for poor upper caste members
AP NEWS
India’s Parliament approved a bill providing a 10 percent quota in government jobs for the poor members of upper castes who have been excluded from existing quotas for low-ranking castes. The Congress party and other opposition parties supported the legislation.

África

Neo-colonialism and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Africa: A blend of an old wine in a new bottle

AFRICAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT
The introduction of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2000 by the United Nations, which was aimed at reducing poverty, hunger, illiteracy, gender inequality and correcting some developmental malfunctions, was received with mixed feelings from development experts especially regarding its 15-year target for Africa.

Task on Tank model for funding peace operation in Africa- A Southern African perspective
COGENT SOCIAL SCIENCES
The operations of the Southern African Development Community Standby Force (SADCSF) have been hindered as a result of the agency’s inability to fund peace operation (PO) in the region.

African Leaders Must Act to Stop Electoral Fraud in Congo
FOREIGN POLICY
South Africa and Angola have influence, but there is little indication that they are using it to ensure that Congolese government respects the will of the voters. Their silence will harm the continent’s growth.

Somali region once riddled with pirates sees peaceful power transfer
REUTERS
A region of war-ravaged Somalia elected a new president on Tuesday, a peaceful transfer of power in a part of the country notorious for piracy and Islamist militias.

Artículos de interés

A New Cold War Has Begun

FOREIGN POLICY
A new cold war: The constant, interminable Chinese computer hacks of American warships’ maintenance records, Pentagon personnel records, and so forth constitute war by other means. This situation will last decades and will only get worse, whatever this or that trade deal is struck that sends financial markets momentarily skyward.

Drones: ¿La clave para el Desarrollo y la Seguridad en África?
INSTITUTO ESPAÑOL DE ESTUDIOS ESTRATÉGICOS
Los drones, que nacieron para uso militar hace más de tres décadas, han provocado una auténtica revolución y se convertirán en parte de la vida cotidiana durante los próximos años.