By Cengiz Günay,Nina Witjes

In the sunshine of mass migration, the increase of nationalism and the resurgence of worldwide terrorism, this well timed quantity brings the controversy on border safety, protection and regulate to the centre degree of diplomacy examine. instead of analysing borders as mere strains of territorial demarcation in a geopolitical experience, it sheds new gentle on their altering position in defining and negotiating id, authority, safety, and social and monetary variations. Bringing jointly leading edge and interdisciplinary views, the publication examines the nexus of authority, society, know-how and tradition, whereas additionally offering in-depth analyses of present overseas conflicts. local case stories include the Ukraine obstacle, Nagorno-Karabakh, the emergence of recent territorial entities similar to ISIS, and maritime disputes within the South China Sea, in addition to the contestation and re-construction of borders within the context of transnational pursuits. Bringing jointly theoretical, empirical and conceptual contributions via overseas students, this Yearbook of the Austrian Institute for foreign Affairs bargains novel views on hotly debated matters in modern politics, and should be of curiosity to researchers, graduate scholars and political determination makers alike.

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