This year’s Pacific International Politics Conference took place in Taipei. As was the case with last year’s conference, the environment was remarkably collegial and supportive. Lots of familiar faces returned from last year, along with a lot of new participants whom I hope will be returning in the future. At the end of the conference, […]
I’ve updated my working list of journals for the intersection of political economy, political science, international relations, economics, and international business. It’s nice to see PSRM and Research & Politics starting to show up in the metrics, as they’ve attracted some very influential pieces in their short lifespans. For the past few years, I’ve preferred […]
A bit after the fact, but I was interviewed for a piece by Euronews NBC on Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK, which, fortunately, turned out to yield fewer fireworks than anticipated.
This really is the culmination of a conversation I had with a friend about IR/IPE journals focused on the East Asia-Pacific (EAP) region. At the time, the journal in question was undergoing a bit of a dry period in terms of collecting impactful references to papers published within its pages, and so the question that […]
It’s a bit of a challenge working reference/source identification into teaching.* In too many cases, the expectation appears to be that students will identify appropriate external sources based on what is included in a class’s reading list, with mixed results. I tend to discuss strategies for assessing reference quality with my dissertation students, and introduce […]
Some comments on Italy’s agreements with China as a part of the Belt and Road Initiative in the Wry Ronin.