In the first of a two part interview Walter Mignolo discusses activism, the concept of coloniality, theory as practice and how aesthetics fit into decolonialism.
E-IR invites some of the field’s leading protagonists to share their latest thinking, and to reflect on the major developments in world politics.
Liza Featherstone explains why she identifies as a socialist feminist, discusses the importance of student activism, and provides some advice for aspiring journalists.
Professor Shani offers his take on human security and post-coloniality, religion in the context of current developments in the West, the economic crisis and post-liberalism.
Reece Jones discusses the inherent violence of borders, criticizes media coverage of the migration crisis, and assesses why the EU has the worlds deadliest border.
Gilles Carbonnier outlines his approach to humanitarian economics, reflects on recent changes in the humanitarian sector, and encourages interdisciplinary collaboration.
Daniela DeBono discusses her approach to the migration-human rights nexus, explains a cultural approach to human rights, and urges young scholars to question assumptions.
Prince Madibo talks about constructing and running a government in Sudan, the importance of coexistence, and theory and practice of development.
Professor Escudé talks about his peripheral realism, the fallacy of anthropomorphism, what’s wrong in Venezuela, and argues to separate theory and practice.
Independent diplomat Carne Ross talks about the surprising influence of non-state actors, power politics and anarchy, as well as the poverty of academic IR.
Antoni Kapcia discusses the recent détente between Cuba and the US, considers the future of Cuba’s leadership, and emphasizes the unique nature of the Cuban system.
Dr. Steven C. Roach discusses his research on theorizing emotional actions and the value of resilience in International Relations Theory.
Anthony J. Langlois discusses his research on the relationship between International Relations Theory and Global Sexuality Politics.