Editorial: Climate Change

“The last five years have been the hottest ever recorded. Sea levels are at the highest in human history (…). The point of no return is no longer over the horizon. It is in sight and is hurtling towards us” In a recent press conference ahead of the COP25 presided by Chile in Madrid (2…

Editorial: Migration

In contemporary debate, it seems that little subjects are as misunderstood as migration. While people often misjudge its scale and definition, such differences often lead to actors holding divergent views on how to address and conceive it. When someone thinks about a migrant, one often limits its thinking to refugees, labor migration or students. The…

Editorial: Urban Perspectives: Understanding the City’s Challenges

For our second issue, we wanted to offer a broad perspective of 21st century urban challenges. In 2007, for the first time in our history, the majority of the world population lived in an urban area and this urbanisation trend is showing no sign of slowing down. As a matter of fact, the near totality…

Editorial: Gender + Politics

Our first challenge: Bringing a closer yet broader lens on the interplay of gender and politics For the first of our monthly themes, we wanted to hit the ground running with a deeply contemporary and debated topic. While a fair amount of publications focus their attention on high visibility debates around this topic, we are…