Post Tagged with: "English School"

Bill Woodrow's 'Sitting On History' was purchased for the British Library by Carl Djerassi and Diane Middlebrook in 1997. It was photographed in the foyer (lobby) of the British Library. Sitting on History, with its ball and chain, refers to the book as the captor of information which we cannot escape.

Information above gleaned from information sheet available at the British Library information desk

The bust you can see top left is Sir Colin St John Wilson RA - Celia Scott, 1998 - a gift from the American Trust for the British Library

The Past Is Dead. Long Live the Past! A Manifesto for (Teaching) Social Change

Historiography becomes not only a valuable object of study, but also a crucial reminder that every present has its own version of the past.

Civilizations and Global Hierarchies: An English School Approach

Civilizations and Global Hierarchies: An English School Approach

The concept of ‘civilization’ differentiates, evaluates, includes, and excludes. In doing so, the civilization discourse creates global hierarchies.

Review – An Introduction to the English School of International Relations

Review – An Introduction to the English School of International Relations

Buzan’s seminal work on the English School offers a stimulating introduction for all students and scholars of IR and highlights the need for further research

The English School, Post-Western IR, and Beyond

The English School, Post-Western IR, and Beyond

The globalization of the English School is currently taking place as non-Western theories develop. It will be interesting to see how this evolves and whether it leads to a post-Western world society.

The English School as Global Crossroads: From Methodological Eclecticism to Cultural Pluralism

The English School as Global Crossroads: From Methodological Eclecticism to Cultural Pluralism

The English School exists where positivists and post-positivists often fear to tread: at the intersections between power, law and idea(l)s, order and justice, humanity and community, history and the present.

Lost in Translation? Importing the English School to America

Lost in Translation? Importing the English School to America

Robert Murray’s edited collection ‘System, Society and the World’ illustrates the value of a pluralist approach under the umbrella of English School research.

Regional International Societies, the Polysemy of Institutions and  Global International Society

Regional International Societies, the Polysemy of Institutions and Global International Society

The regional agenda of the English School has so far neglected the polysemy of institutions within international society, which in turn relies on a distinction between norms and rules.

The Need for an English School Research Program

The Need for an English School Research Program

Until the practitioners of the English School begin to define precisely what an ES research program would look like, the School’s impact on international theory remains outside the mainstream.

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Whilst there is hardly any doubt as to the existence of four of the five major institutions of international society identified by Hedley Bull, this is not the case with the fifth institution: great power management.

World Society as Humankind

World Society as Humankind

World society never attracted as much attention as its sister concept, international society, which has served in the classical English School tradition as the via media between realism and revolutionism.

Another Revolt Against the West?

Another Revolt Against the West?

Hedley Bull once described what he called “the revolt against the West”. When looking at the contemporary international society, it seems that Bull’s narrative still has relevance today.

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