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Report: Authoritarians on a Media Offensive in the Midst of War

The Institute for Global Analytics – together with its partners the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Media Programme South East Europe and the European Council on Foreign Relations, have released a new report: Authoritarians on a Media Offensive in the Midst of War. The Informational Influence of Russia, China, Turkey, Iran and the Gulf States in Southeast …

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Ukraine Insider, Part 1: Why Russia Started the War, and How Putin Misunderstood Ukraine

IGA is launching its paper series “Ukraine Insider”, where international experts on Ukraine analyze the crucial political-historical, media, and economic developments taking place in the country since the start of the Kremlin’s invasion. The series aims to better acquaint the Bulgarian and international audience with trends on the ground and counter Russian disinformation’s misrepresentations and …

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China-Europe Academic Engagement Tracker

IGA participated in an international project, organized by the Central European Institute of Asian Studies (CEIAS), mapping the academic interactions between universities in Central and Eastern Europe and their Chinese counterparts. A pioneering China-Europe Academic Engagement Tracker has been produced, which provides a comprehensive record of how European academic institutions engage with China, helps understand …

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Article: Bulgaria’s Balancing Act

In her article for Eurozine, Dr. Rumena Filipova discusses how Bulgarian stances favoring ‘balancing’ and ‘neutrality’ resurfaced in the context of the Ukraine war. The longer-term explanations of Bulgaria’s identity and policy ambivalence and the possibilities for change draw on the findings of Dr. Filipova’s book ‘Constructing the Limits of Europe. Identity and Foreign Policy …

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New Book: Constructing the Limits of Europe. Identity and Foreign Policy in Poland, Bulgaria, and Russia since 1989

Dr. Rumena Filipova’s new book has been officially released and is now available in libraries and bookshops. It examines the reasons for the differential Europeanization of Central and Eastern Europe since 1989, which ultimately culminated in the Ukraine war and the energy standoff between Russia and Poland and Bulgaria. The book asks: why have some …

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Blog post: Breaking theoretical and empirical boundaries in democracy research

In a blog post for the European Consortium for Political Research, Dr. Gergana Dimova argues in favor of overcoming the disciplinary clash between comparative politics and democratic theory. Accordingly, holistic knowledge can strengthen the rigor and link between theoretical assumptions and empirical evidence in democracy research. You can read the full article here. 

Blog post: Towards a global and multi-dimensional response to disinformation

Dr. Rumena Filipova has taken part in the International Visitor Leadership Program on media responsibility in an age of disinformation, organized by the US Department of State. In a blog post for CRDFGlobal, she outlines key insights emerging from discussions among leading American media specialists and IVLP fellows from around the world on how to …

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