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Building the future with BRICs

17 Feb 2012

A major conference examining how the emergence of Brazil, Russia, India and China as leading world powers should be accommodated by the international community will take place at Cambridge University later this month.

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Global politics on the agenda at Hay

22 May 2011

Ahead of her talk at the Hay Festival, Dr Amrita Narlikar, Director of the University of Cambridge's new Centre for Rising Powers, discusses how countries like Brazil and China are changing the shape of global politics.

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Power in the balance

11 May 2011

A new research hub dedicated to the study of emerging powers and how different nations evolve to become leading political forces on the world stage, is being created at the University of Cambridge.

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Hay Festival

Cambridge makes Hay

11 Apr 2011

The books that have changed our view of the Universe, eruptions that shook the world and Stalin's fiercest henchmen are just some of the themes that will be under discussion during the popular Cambridge Series at this year's Hay Literary Festival.

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New kids on the block

08 Jul 2010

The negotiating styles of the world’s biggest rising powers – China, India and Brazil – could offer important clues about any future challenge they may pose to international stability, a new study suggests.

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UN Geneva

When the talking stops

22 Jun 2010 

From the collapse of the Doha Development Agenda to the ongoing impasse over climate change, the failure of governments to achieve real progress at the international negotiating table happens with depressing regularity.

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Negotiating the rise of new powers

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Guest editor Amrita Narlikar argues that the rise of new powers is seldom solely a function of growing economic or military prowess; much depends on how power is exercised, in relation to whom, the underlying motivations, and how action and reaction are interpreted or misinterpreted. Video and transcripts available.

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