Mini-series: The effect of COVID-19 on diplomacy

In 2020, only a few months into the global Covid-19 pandemic, academics in the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance created a series of mini-lectures that discussed the effects of Covid-19 on a national and global scale. We shared these with our students to encourage discussion and debate.

Image of Dr Aidan McGarry.

Protest movements during covid-19

Dr Aidan McGarry considers some examples of how protests have manifested since Covid-19 looking at anti-government protests in Israel and anti-lockdown protests in the USA.

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Covid-19 and the World Order

Dr Christian Nitoiu discusses the global response to Covid-19 and how, despite stark differences between states, a ‘one size fits all’ approach has been adopted internationally.

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Image of Dr Dorina Baltag.

Covid-19 and European Diplomacy

Dr Dorina Baltag elaborates on the diplomacy of the member-states of the European Union in the new world order created by Covid-19.

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Image of Dr Nicola Chelotti.

Covid-19 and the Future of Europe

Dr Nicola Chelotti discusses how European Union (EU) countries have reacted to the Covid-19 crisis.

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Security, Sovereignty and Covid-19

Dr Tatevik Mnatsakanyan talks about security, peace and the current Covid-19 pandemic, and offers reflections and connections with her research and teaching.

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Brexit Means Brexit Despite Covid-19

Dr Tim Oliver contemplates how COVID-19 has slowed down Brexit negotiations, conversations and decisions as we approach the end of the beginning of the UK’s exit from the European Union.

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Covid-19 and Political Leadership

Professor Helen Drake, Director of the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance at Loughborough University London, asks what Covid-19 can tell us about political leadership.

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