To this end, RCSS is pleased to launch the RCSS E-Multilogue.
Audience & Aims
This multilogue aims to engage with a wide cross section of individuals, in order to discuss and share thoughts, opinions and knowledge on contemporary international events and issues. Furthermore, it provides the perfect platform for undergraduates, scholars, practitioners and all interested groups to convene and remain abreast of the most current and trending topics in South Asia and beyond.
The moderated blog specifically aims to create multiple conversations and discussions on a series of topics which can be approached by different lenses, perspectives and stakeholders. This multilogue also hopes to connect young students and practitioners with senior scholars and academics, with the broader purpose of stimulating critical discussion, creating interaction, building networks, and contributing towards the wider expansion of knowledge in the field of international relations.
Please send any queries and/or articles (600-800 words) that you may have to: email@example.com
Every Month, RCSS will announce a theme in order to prompt discussion on a selected contemporary issue of regional and/or international significance.
All interested parties are invited to comment on the ‘theme’ and post their own thoughts and views on the specific topic, or write articles related to the broader identified forum theme, as a separate topic. Upon moderation, these replies/ new topics, related to the theme, will be published on the site.
Students, scholars, and practitioners are invited to respond to the think piece, comments, or articles for the duration of the week. All participants must include their names and affiliations. Anonymous posting will not be approved.
In parallel to the discussions, opinion polls would be conducted on critical questions related to the identified topic, as well as provide an opportunity for participants to determine topics for the upcoming weeks.
Comments should not exceed 200 words, and articles should not exceed 500 on the given topic area. Articles should be original pieces of work. Plagiarized, and/or materials that have already been published elsewhere will not be accepted.
Please note the blog aspires to publish only constructive analysis and criticism, excluding insult and hate speech, in order to maintain a level of academic vigor and positive engagement of the site.
Theme for February 2020: “Politics of Cross-Border Transit of Viruses”
The relationship between democracy and development has always been controversial. While some believe autocracies are better able to marshal the resources necessary to promote and enhance development, others find democracy as one of the main pre-conditions of...
Regional integration has been identified as one of the major strategies often used to solve common political, economic, scientific, and social issues faced by countries in a particular geographic region. Regional integration is an arrangement for enhancing cooperation...
Are humans actually born free?: Rage of intolerance against free thinking and freedom of speech in South Asia. Intolerance to liberal views, rights of the minority, gender equality and use of state violence on groups that fight for progressive change has become a...