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Interview – Julian Go

Interview – Julian Go

Prof. Go discusses social theory, the need for a ‘third wave’ of postcolonial thought, the dangers of American exceptionalism and identifies the patterns of empire.

International Relations of ‘A Tribe Called Red’

International Relations of ‘A Tribe Called Red’

Turtle Island–based electric-pow-wow superstars, A Tribe Called Red, allows students and scholars of IR to experience what a decolonial IR might look and sound like.

Informal Colonialism of Egyptology: The French Expedition to the Security State

Informal Colonialism of Egyptology: The French Expedition to the Security State

Western Egyptology offers Egyptian elites a legitimising ideological narrative of paternalist rule, thus the decolonisation of Egyptology is an imminently political act.

Interview – Meera Sabaratnam

Interview – Meera Sabaratnam

Professor Sabaratnam explains her pessimism about IR, analyses the decolonisation of the university, and talks the current state of global politics.

Interview – Walter Mignolo/Part 2: Key Concepts

Interview – Walter Mignolo/Part 2: Key Concepts

Prof. Mignolo explains the difference between decolonization and decoloniality, the similarity of modernity and coloniality, and describes humanity’s planetary dimension.

Interview – Walter Mignolo/Part 1: Activism and Trajectory

Interview – Walter Mignolo/Part 1: Activism and Trajectory

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.

Review – The Burdens of Empire: 1539 to the Present

Review – The Burdens of Empire: 1539 to the Present

One of the world’s leading historians of the early modern European imperial imagination brings together the best of his life’s work on the intellectual history of empire.

Review – The Global Transformation of Time, 1870-1950

Review – The Global Transformation of Time, 1870-1950

An extremely valuable addition to literature on the history of time standardization and globalization which challenges dominant narratives of inevitable progress.

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Review – Eurafrica: The Untold History of European Integration and Colonialism

Although a bit light on analysis, Hansen and Jonsson succeed in showing perceptively how European integration and colonialism in Africa are related.

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Posthuman Security: Reflections from an Open-ended Conversation

The discussion of ‘posthuman security’ places both of its key terms in constant question, and stubbornly refuses closure into any particular vision of either.

Neo-Orientalism: Indonesia’s Colonialism and Papua

Neo-Orientalism: Indonesia’s Colonialism and Papua

Lessons learnt from Dutch colonialism have resulted in Indonesia’s mimicking and replicating its own code of imperialism, resulting in Papua’s accession into Indonesia.

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