Sebastian Knecht discusses the importance of the Arctic Council, the role of NGOs in Arctic governance, and the limited impact of Obama’s oil exploration moratorium.
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.
Michelle Cini discusses the impact Brexit may have on the UK and the EU, the steps the EU is taking towards reform, and provides advice for young scholars of EU politics.
Prof. Zysk explains Russia’s use of non-military means for strategic ends, its approach to world order and its neigbours, and the influence of the Trump administration.
Juliet Sorensen discusses the ‘opioid epidemic’, explains the limitations that international law has in tackling the problem, and argues for criminal justice reform,
Prof. Parmar talks about long-term US foreign policy, the think tank underbelly that forms an empire of the mind and also influences the Trump presidency.
Charlotte Epstein discusses the impact Foucault has had on her thinking, explains why discourse matters in the study of IR, and assesses the politics of surveillance.
Prof. Mignolo explains the difference between decolonization and decoloniality, the similarity of modernity and coloniality, and describes humanity’s planetary dimension.
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.
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.