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Trans-national River Issues
Trusteeship as a model of governance
Renee Moorjani

The Australian bushfires and the Indian floods, both of 2019, are just a glimpse into some disproportionate consequences of the global climate crisis that is upon us. Current international law systems have proven to be limited as a tool for
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‘The Future of University: post-Covid’
Prescriptive thoughts for global education
Chris Gallavin & Tim Hatherley-Greene

The Covid-19 induced crisis presents all walks of society with an opportunity to re-evaluate. No more important is that, than in the university sector. It is no secret that the university sector globally has been in crisis for some years.
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A ‘New Global Institution’?
How the virus might trigger systemic change
Klaus Bosselmann

Ours are proving to be interesting times – going quite beyond lockdowns and bubbles. Covid-19 reminds us that Nature is in charge of human destiny, not governments. Countries the world over are trying to meet unprecedented challenges that are all
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The Geopolitics of Global Justice
ICC to investigate war crimes in Afghanistan
Ramesh Thakur

In March, the International Criminal Court decided to authorise a formal investigation by the chief prosecutor, of war crimes in Afghanistan alleged to have been committed by Afghan, Taliban, and US forces since May 2003. The US Secretary of State attacked the
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The Global Economy – with virus
Assessing the impact
Rod Oram

The upheaval that Covid-19 is causing in people’s lives around the world is wreaking even greater havoc in the global economy. The impact will be far larger than the damage caused by the Global Financial Crisis. The remedies will have
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The University in the Global Age: Pt IV
Our voyage into the future

In this final part, I wrap-up my thoughts on the fundamentals of university reform consistent with, and responsive to, the emergence of the global community. Having argued to date that there is no magic sauce, no equation, no single road-map
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The University in the Global Age: Pt III
Models of Transformational Change

Last month, I offered the view that universities in the emerging global age need to conceptualise themselves as centres of collaboration for the collective creation and dissemination of knowledge. I believe that the future of higher education (HE) is, actually,
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Painting Australia’s Bushfires:
Eco-Grief & Artivism
Tanya Ogilvie-White

Eco-grief and Artivism. Both are new terms to me, but they’re beginning to define my life in Australia. As a wildlife artist and animal lover, I’ve been so deeply affected by the devastating bushfires that it’s been hard for me
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The University in the Global Age: Pt II
Exploring US Innovation
Chris Gallavin

In Pt I of my blog-column (6 Dec. ’19), I identified what I see as the main challenges facing tertiary education, globally.  These challenges, I suggest, have led many universities to an existential crisis as it dawns upon them that,
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Earth Trusteeship:
State sovereignty in the Anthropocene
Klaus Bosselmann

 At the opening speech for last year’s Climate Week at the United Nations in New York, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern presented the Maori concept of kaitiakitanga as the key for combating climate change. She explained it in this way: “It
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