Author profile: Carolin Kaltofen

Carolin Kaltofen is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (University College London), where she is heading a research project on ‘Science Diplomacy’, which maps the diverse interactions between the sciences and global governance. She has been teaching at the Department of International Politics at the University of Aberystwyth, where she obtained her doctorate degree in International Politics. Carolin’s research is located at the intersection between metaphysics, materialisms, and the study of science and technology. She is particularly interested in how new technologies change the conditions of the political and being in the world.

Between Radical Posthumanism and Weak Anthropocentrism

Between Radical Posthumanism and Weak Anthropocentrism

Analysing posthuman-ness calls into question whether posthuman IR is posthuman as none of IR’s posthumanesque disquisitions develop an ontology of the international.

The Spectrum of Critical Humanism(s)

The Spectrum of Critical Humanism(s)

The current state of posthuman IR is better described as that of different, less-anthropocentric, world views – many of which do not speak to each other.

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