Author profile: Felix Rösch and Richard Ned Lebow

Felix Rösch is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Coventry University. He works on encounters of difference in transcultural and intercultural contexts at the intersection of classical realism and critical theories. He has published articles in Review of International Studies, European Journal of International Relations, International Studies Perspectives, and Ethics & International Affairs. His most recent books include The Concept of the Political (2012), Émigré Scholars and the Genesis of International Relations (2014), and Power, Knowledge, and Dissent in Morgenthau’s Worldview (2015).

 

Richard Ned Lebow is Professor of International Political Theory in the War Studies Department of King’s College London, Bye-Fellow of Pembroke College, University of Cambridge and the James O. Freedman Presidential Professor (Emeritus) of Government at Dartmouth College. His most recent books are National Identifications and International Relations (Cambridge 2016), Avoiding War, Making Peace (Palgrave 2017), and Max Weber and International Relations (Cambridge 2017).

A Contemporary Perspective on Realism

A Contemporary Perspective on Realism

Realism, especially in its classical form, is far from being ready for the dustbin of the history of IR theory – as some critics suggest.

Realism: Tragedy, Power and the Refugee Crisis

Realism: Tragedy, Power and the Refugee Crisis

Realism does not provide a one-stop solution to the refugee crisis, but it acts as a critical corrective to political discourses that securitise refugees.

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