international relations

Friendliness in Times of a Pandemic

Hanna Siebenrock
von HANNA SIEBENROCK Without doubt, the current Covid-19 pandemic constitutes the greatest crisis in modern times since WW II. People are facing difficulties to maintain strong relationships in times of isolation due to general restrictions of social contacts. Besides, also interstate relations are put to the test and UN Secretary-General…
von RAPHAEL OIDTMANN Academic debates on the sometimes-delicate relationship between international law and international relations follow certain narrative patterns. Accordingly, whenever there seems to be some fragile appreciation amongst the academy to strive for closer collaboration and cooperation, this shallow consensus is almost immediately challenged by virtue of re-emphasized isolationist…