The Brown Journal of World Affairs is a semiannual publication produced at the Watson Institute of International Studies and composed of original works by world leaders, policymakers, and prominent academics, which are edited by Brown students. The most recent issue addressed topics relating to the application of political psychology, analyses of the Ebola pandemic, the evolution of the World Trade Organization, and more.
Here are some pieces from the journal:
The World Trade Organization at Twenty: In response to the World Trade Organization’s 20th anniversary, these articles provide diverse perspectives on its role in politics.
The 2014 Ebola Pandemic: Effects, Response, and Prospects of Recovery: "This paper presents and analyzes the channels through which the Ebola epidemic has affected and continues to influence the economies of the three most affected West African countries.”
From Copenhagen to Paris: Climate Change and the Limits of Rationality, Multilateralism, and Leadership: "My most poignant memory of the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference in December 2009 is of a crowded and airless room… I thought to myself, this room could do anything.”
The Conflict Resolution Field: Reflections on Multiple Realities, Challenges, and Geographical Divides: This essay explores the field of Conflict Resolution, including its appeals, challenges, and contributions.
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