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Released: 13-Feb-2023 11:15 AM EST
The era of globalization isn’t over, new study argues
University of Waterloo

Reports of globalization’s death are premature, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Waterloo, the University of British Columbia and the China Europe International Business School in Shanghai.

Newswise: Why Spy Balloons? Computer Engineering Expert Explains the 'Sneaky Surveillance' Technology
Released: 9-Feb-2023 5:05 PM EST
Why Spy Balloons? Computer Engineering Expert Explains the 'Sneaky Surveillance' Technology
California State University, Fullerton

When it comes to China’s global surveillance efforts over military sites around the world, spy balloons are just as capable of collecting images as a satellite, according to U.S. officials.

Newswise: Notre Dame expert on bills preventing Chinese citizens and companies from purchasing land: Adopting blanket restrictions will come with huge collateral costs
Released: 8-Feb-2023 12:05 PM EST
Notre Dame expert on bills preventing Chinese citizens and companies from purchasing land: Adopting blanket restrictions will come with huge collateral costs
University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame expert responds to the recent trend among states that are pursuing and supporting bills to prevent Chinese citizens and companies from purchasing U.S. land

Newswise: Notre Dame experts reflect on first anniversary of war in Ukraine
Released: 7-Feb-2023 1:05 PM EST
Notre Dame experts reflect on first anniversary of war in Ukraine
University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame experts take a retrospective view on this one-year mark of the Russian invasion and provide insight into the war and its impact on Ukraine, the U.S. and the world.

Released: 1-Feb-2023 1:40 PM EST
War tourists fighting on a virtual front, since Ukraine-Russia war
University of Portsmouth

Since the start of the war in Ukraine, a new group of ‘war tourists’ has emerged - those who are fighting on a virtual front.

Released: 20-Dec-2022 7:55 PM EST
Chinese Communist Party zero-covid “volunteers” have suffered from stress and anxiety, study shows
University of Exeter

“Volunteers” tasked with enforcing the Chinese Communist Party’s zero-covid policies have suffered from stress and anxiety, a new study shows.

Newswise: URI professor’s new book looks at internal divisions in Ukraine that contributed to current conflict with Russia
Released: 19-Dec-2022 11:05 AM EST
URI professor’s new book looks at internal divisions in Ukraine that contributed to current conflict with Russia
University of Rhode Island

On a Fulbright research trip to Ukraine in 2014, Nicolai Petro had a front row seat to the eruption of the Maidan revolution, which led to the ouster of the country’s president who sought closer ties to Russia.  The revolution also exposed the deep domestic conflict over Ukraine’s national identity between those in the country’s east who honor their Russian heritage and welcome ties to their neighbor and those in the western region who reject everything Russian.

Released: 16-Dec-2022 6:50 PM EST
Contemporary Japanese politics and anxiety over governance
Doshisha University

Chapters start by revealing the declining impacts of social capital on politics, the shrinking range of political parties from which to choose, and the mixing of Asian values with liberal democratic values.

Newswise: Recent Chinese protests could ‘undercut President Xi’s legitimacy in the long run’
Released: 12-Dec-2022 4:35 PM EST
Recent Chinese protests could ‘undercut President Xi’s legitimacy in the long run’
Washington University in St. Louis

Last week, China announced that it would roll back its long-standing “zero-COVID-19 policies,” which included constant tests, quarantines and lockdowns. The decision was a dramatic concession following weeks of protests nationwide.The lingering question is what happens next. Will the decision be enough to appease protestors and put an end to President Xi Jinping’s woes? Or, have these protests sparked a new thirst for activism and political change?  Below, Zhao Ma, an associate professor of modern Chinese history and culture in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St.

Released: 5-Dec-2022 4:05 PM EST
We ain't misbehavin' here. The latest news in Behavioral Science on Newswise
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Behavioral Science channel on Newswise, a free source for journalists.

       
Released: 18-Nov-2022 11:15 AM EST
There’s no evidence that U.S. aid money sent to Ukraine was then used to invest in FTX as a money laundering scheme
Newswise

The news that FTX, the cryptocurrency company, filed for bankruptcy protection amid news it was short billions of dollars has spawned many conspiracy theories being shared on social media.

   
Newswise: FSU experts available to comment for 2022 World Cup
Released: 17-Nov-2022 12:00 PM EST
FSU experts available to comment for 2022 World Cup
Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: November 17, 2022 | 11:37 am | SHARE: Amid pageantry and controversy, the 2022 FIFA World Cup begins Sunday in Qatar.News about athletes, cultural exchange and developmental projects has been overshadowed by headlines about bribery allegations, human rights violations and the World Cup’s $220 billion-plus price tag.

Released: 17-Nov-2022 10:25 AM EST
Public views drone strikes with other countries’ support as most legitimate
Cornell University

As the military use of aerial drones in Ukraine and other global battlefields increases, a first-of-its kind survey reveals that Americans consider tactical strikes, used with the consent of other nations, to be the most morally legitimate or appropriate.

Newswise: WashU Expert: West must grasp Putin’s worldview to avoid further surprise
Released: 15-Nov-2022 12:05 PM EST
WashU Expert: West must grasp Putin’s worldview to avoid further surprise
Washington University in St. Louis

To much of the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions leading up to and since the invasion of Ukraine have often appeared unpredictable and illogical. For example, when faced with embarrassing military setbacks, Putin doubled down with a massive military mobilization rather than looking for an exit strategy — as most assumed he would do.

Released: 14-Nov-2022 10:05 AM EST
Preventing the next pandemic: Leaders of Pacific Rim Universities meet in Bangkok, Thailand
Newswise

Hosted by Chulalongkorn University the APRU APEC University Leaders' Forum 2022 is the first post-pandemic in-person APEC meeting held to foster high-level dialogue between CEOs, policy leaders, university presidents, and top researchers. This event begins Nov 15 at 9 PM EST.

       
Released: 11-Nov-2022 5:45 PM EST
Case study proposes framework for analyzing U.S.-China geo-political tensions in Indo-Pacific
Hiroshima University

Social sciences and international relations experts at Hiroshima University in Japan have proposed a new framework for studying the immensely complex power dynamics between China and the U.S., and its allies bordering the Pacific Ocean – “hybrid balancing.”

26-Oct-2022 6:05 AM EDT
Voters in Northern Ireland keen to see UK-EU agreement over the Protocol but the challenge of ‘selling’ any such agreement is growing
Queen's University Belfast

Support among voters in Northern Ireland for the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland remains steady, a new opinion poll conducted by Lucid Talk on behalf of Queen’s University Belfast, has revealed.

Released: 21-Oct-2022 2:05 PM EDT
War in Ukraine widens global divide in public attitudes toward US, China and Russia – report
University of Cambridge

Around the world, public attitudes toward international politics are coalescing into two opposing blocks: liberal democracies favouring the United States (US) and citizens of more authoritarian nations who back China and Russia – a process accelerated by the war in Ukraine.

Newswise: Online Taiwan Lectures on Chinese Studies “China-US Geopolitics in the 21st Century”
Released: 20-Oct-2022 8:55 AM EDT
Online Taiwan Lectures on Chinese Studies “China-US Geopolitics in the 21st Century”
Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn University invites all to attend the online Taiwan Lectures on Chinese Studies, “China-US Geopolitics in the 21st Century”, on Thursday, October 27th, 2022, from 14:00-16:00 Thailand time (ICT) via Zoom.

Newswise: CSU International Programs Partners with Korea University for New Student Exchange Opportunities
Released: 19-Oct-2022 2:30 PM EDT
CSU International Programs Partners with Korea University for New Student Exchange Opportunities
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Learn how the CSU is promoting diversity and preparing students for the global community.

Newswise: 2022 Korean Arts Festival
Released: 14-Oct-2022 11:05 AM EDT
2022 Korean Arts Festival
Hackensack Meridian Health

Join the 2022 Korean Arts Festival

Newswise: Global Hunger, Carbon Emissions Could Both Spike if War Limits Grain Exports
Released: 13-Oct-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Global Hunger, Carbon Emissions Could Both Spike if War Limits Grain Exports
Iowa State University

If Russia's war in Ukraine significantly reduces grain exports, surging prices could worsen food insecurity, with increases up to 4.6% for corn and 7.2% for wheat. That also would have an environmental impact, with carbon emissions rising as additional land is used to grow crops.

   
Released: 13-Oct-2022 9:00 AM EDT
English Professor’s Book Probes How Cold War Policies Helped Create Post-Colonial Literature
University of Kentucky

A new book by Peter Kalliney, William J. and Nina B. Tuggle chair in English in the University of Kentucky's College of Arts & Sciences, looks at ways in which rival superpowers used cultural diplomacy and the political police to influence writers.



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