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Brexit and Beyond: How Security Threats are Constructed

Brexit and Beyond: How Security Threats are Constructed

Through speaking security, relevant actors enhanced the threat posed by migration, minorities, and terrorism.

Interview – Lene Hansen

Interview – Lene Hansen

Prof. Lene Hansen discusses securitization scholarship, developments in discourse analysis, and the role of images and the ‘visual turn’ in International Relations.

Student Feature – Just Graduated? Why Not Try a Masters in IR

Student Feature – Just Graduated? Why Not Try a Masters in IR

For a lot of students, it’s that time of the year – graduation! It can be daunting figuring out what to do next. If you do fancy a shot at a graduate program, read on for some handy resources.

Online Resources – Mercosur

Online Resources – Mercosur

A brief introduction to Mercosur, with links and media to further explore.

Interview – João Aguiar Machado

Interview – João Aguiar Machado

João Aguiar Machado discusses the European Union’s Common Fishing Policy and his thoughts on environmental sustainability, particularly in the Black Sea Region.

Confucianism or Legalism? A Grand Debate on Human Nature and Economic Thought

Confucianism or Legalism? A Grand Debate on Human Nature and Economic Thought

International Political Economy’s normative discussion on the state’s role in the economy can be traced back to Confucianist and Legalist debates in Ancient China.

A Spectre of Conflict: Shaping Lebanese Sectarianism and Identity Politics

A Spectre of Conflict: Shaping Lebanese Sectarianism and Identity Politics

Sectarianism has gone beyond religious elements, and is actually fueled by identity politics. A united identity in Lebanon is needed to ensure continuing stability.

‘Governmentality’ and ‘the International’: A Power(ful) Love Story

‘Governmentality’ and ‘the International’: A Power(ful) Love Story

Foucault’s conception of “governmentality” has been diluted by narrow conceptions and a view of the ‘international’ as part of “the political” instead of “the politics.”

Interview – Emma Sky

Interview – Emma Sky

Former advisor to the US military in Iraq, Emma Sky, talks about her views on foreign intervention, US foreign policy, elections in Iraq and the two-state solution.

A look inside the State Savings Bank. The retro look with green marble and classical teller boxes is quite impressive.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_Savings_Bank_building

How Do Everyday Objects and Practices Relate to IPE?

Studying the aspects of everyday life creates a fresh perspective on IPE that breaks from traditional assumptions about social behavior and interactions.

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