Bernardo Jurema places the recent BRICS expansion into appropriate historical context. It is, he argues, a project to de-westernise the world, opening up new possibilities, including de-colonialisation along the lines of previous historical attempts. It may not be everything that is needed, but it is a significant step forwards
Research Associate, Research Institute for Sustainability, Potsdam
Bernardo's research interests include US foreign policy, critical security studies, transdisciplinary research, environmental justice, and the intersection of geopolitics and ecopolitics, with particular focus on the Amazon Basin.
He earned his PhD from the Freie Universität Berlin and has worked for international organisations and think tanks throughout Latin America and Europe.