CIRS Research Summary Report no. 25 (2020)
CIRS Research Summary Report no. 25 (2020)
climate change
What can the theory and philosophy of climate change teach us about COVID-19?
Resource curse
The "Resource Curse" in the Persian Gulf
Asymmetric impact of COVID-19 on employment in the GCC
Annual Report
CIRS Annual Report 2019-2020
COVID-19 and the Erosion of Europe’s Asylum System
The COVID Project
CURA paper
The Creation and Mobilization of Anti-China Sentiment by Interest Groups in Indian Society (2012–2018)

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