Category: Blogs

Welcome to Kan Ke

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Welcome to Kan Ke (看客) or The Onlooker, the McGill International Review’s blog on the Far East. Lu Xun, an early 20th century Chinese writer, gave up his job as a doctor to articulate his idea of the “culture of the…

Welcome to Yugosphere

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Is there anyone alive who can give a lucid, objective and unbiased account of Balkan history over the last 25 years? Does such a thing even exist? What is going on now? These are the questions that hang over the…

Welcome to Bolivar

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Latin America has long captivated the hearts and souls of North Americans and Europeans with an inexorable, unrelenting and perhaps almost mystical fascination. From the pursuit of the golden city of El Dorado by the Spanish conquistadors, to the countless…

Welcome to Loon Calls

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  Welcome to Loon Calls, the McGill International Review’s blog on Canadian politics! Why Canada?  While Canada and its politics may be less “interesting” than those of most of the rest of the world, it is still an important place to…

Welcome to Majapahit

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Welcome to Majapahit, the McGill International Review’s blog on Southeast Asia!  Why Southeast Asia? Why Majapahit? Southeast Asia is a fascinating part of the world because of its staggering diversity. The Majapahit Confederacy was an empire in Southeast Asia from…

Welcome to Ibn Khaldun

Welcome to Ibn Khaldun (ابن خلدون), the McGill International Review’s blog on the Middle East. This blog will shed light on recent and ongoing developments in the Middle East. Ibn Khaldun thus aims to provide the reader with a varied and…