Thursday 24 March
08:30 – 9.30 CET | 07:30 – 8:30 UTC
Thursday 24 February, Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, thrusting Europe and the world into a new and unpredictable era of geopolitics. In this meeting, the Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRPI) will zoom out of the day-to-day details of the war and take a bird’s eye view of its global consequences. Is the conflict in Ukraine causing great power realignment? How will the war shift international energy policies? Will it lead to lasting change in other post-Soviet countries? What is the significance of German rearmament? How will spiking food inflation impact our political climates?”
These are some of the questions that the event will touch upon in this breakfast meeting, where Thor Olav Iversen (Center for the Study of the Sciences and Humanities) will interview the anthropologists Don Kalb and Elina Troscenko on the global significance of the war in Ukraine.
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