Dear International Students

o weekDear new international students, I know how nerve racking it is to move to a different country, so I wanted to share my experiences of moving to and settling down in Canberra with you. Read the rest

The People’s Preezydent: Dissecting Kanye’s White House, One Verse at a Time

kanye-westIt’s almost a pity that Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20 went by with little controversy. There are many ways to imagine how it all could have gone horribly wrong – from a violent protest getting out of hand, to Trump changing the presidential oath in favour of a passage of Mein Kampf. Read the rest

The sun shines the brightest at home

the-sun-shines-brightest-at-home“Really? Well… I wonder what life was like for you. I mean… I don’t know much about the place, but I haven’t heard the best of things….” This was the umpteenth time I had heard that same response. Read the rest

International Law: often scorned, rarely understood

globe-1015311_1920International law never claimed to solve all problems. Like practically all law, it seeks simply to be a lesser evil compared to no law at all. Read the rest

Notes from Macedonia

notes-from-macedoniaText from July 8, 6:20pm: “I’m sorry Mum, but I went hitchhiking.” Admittedly, she was less than pleased, however, was glad I was safe and alive. Read the rest

Identity Ethics

umbrella-1588167_1920Ethics of Global Fashion Emma is a Law & International Relations student, and aspiring diplomat with a passion for journalism. Read the rest

Why Clinton Will Win

why-clinton-will-winThe Armchair Expert As an Arts and IR student from Melbourne, my column offers a broad perspective on current International affairs. Read the rest

Against the Grain: China in a Globalised World

going-against-the-grain-china-and-globalization-1Globalisation has brought people from different nations closer than ever before, as advances in communications technology and diplomacy facilitate trade and friendship across the globe. Read the rest