Tom Kirk

Tom is GP's Online Editor and researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Post Archive

29 March 2023
Pelle Axelsson asks Jan Eliasson for his reflections on a career seeking to maintain communications and prevent conflict.  Jan Eliasson was born in 1940 in…
28 March 2023
Leesa Danzek explores social media influencers as a tool for diplomacy.  Search “#ukrainewar” on TikTok and you may find a handful of Ukrainian soldiers dancing to James…
23 March 2023
Thuy Pham examines AI’s role in the classroom and outlines how this new and useful educational tool could be an asset for younger generations. Artificial intelligence was once a…
22 March 2023
Rajat Khosla and David McCoy argue that correcting power imbalances and ensuring accountability are at the heart of transforming the global health agenda. The last few years have…
20 March 2023
Feminist Global Health Security. Clare Wenham. Oxford University Press. 2021. In Feminist Global Health Security, Clare Wenham challenges the marginalisation of women in global…
20 March 2023
Bright Simons argues that the absorption channel for development finance, rather than fundraising, is the main bottleneck the Bank's new President must address.…
17 March 2023
Pelle Axelsson interviews the well known WMD hunter. Hans Blix was born in Uppsala in 1928. He studied law at Uppsala University and later continued his studies at Cambridge…
16 March 2023
Tom Kirk argues that INGOs should be objects of study as much as the outcomes of their programmes. I have long argued that a ‘public authorities’ lens can inform the way we think…
15 March 2023
Stuart Mills tempers expectations and fears around the new AI driven tool. ChatGPT is a remarkable technological development, capable of writing compelling prose that comes across…
13 March 2023
Shafiq Ahmad Kamboh and Muhammad Ittefaq have shed light on the announcement of the proposed loss and damage fund, arguing it a monumental achievement for climate activists and…
09 March 2023
Davina Cooper explores an increasingly common practice in private, pubic and professional spaces. Pronoun sharing has become an increasingly mainstream practice. Today, pronouns…
08 March 2023
The University of Johannesburg and the Centre for Public Authority and International Development at the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa at the London School of Economics and…