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Interview – Maria Mälksoo

Interview – Maria Mälksoo

Dr Mälksoo explores the ontological security and identities of the Baltic states and compares the historical memory of these states to the Russian biographical narrative.

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Masculinities at the Margins: A feminist Curiosity of Gender, Militarism and War

What happens to ‘military masculinities’ and stories of war, violence and gender, if we begin to account for ‘the margins’ of war, of militaries and of masculinities?

Symbolic Violence and Post-election USA: A Parable

Symbolic Violence and Post-election USA: A Parable

The extraordinary degree of diversity in the US population can be managed with narratives and terms of discourse that lead to discontent and upheaval, or to pluralism.

Timing, Identity, and Emotion in International Relations

Timing, Identity, and Emotion in International Relations

Timing, almost wholly ignored in IR, is a fundamental human activity – a basic means of synthesising pertinent changes for practical and political effect.

Religious Identities and the Escalation of Conflict between ISIS and the West

Religious Identities and the Escalation of Conflict between ISIS and the West

The impact achieved by ISIS through the use of new media serves to escalate the conflicts with the West and shape the religious identities of their target audience.

Popular Culture and Political Identity

Popular Culture and Political Identity

Images and emotions are everywhere in politics, and yet they have only recently become a serious and systematic topic of investigation in academia.

Brothers Grimm or Brothers Karamazov: The Myth and the Reality of How Russians and Ukrainians View the Other

Brothers Grimm or Brothers Karamazov: The Myth and the Reality of How Russians and Ukrainians View the Other

Ukrainians and Russians do not generally view each other in a hostile manner, however, each side views the current relations between the two in a different way.

Cornwall and the Politics of Recognition

Cornwall and the Politics of Recognition

Is it possible to recognize a minority people without undermining the unity of the broader political community, or setting in train a process which ends in the breakup of that larger community?

Foucault and International Relations

Foucault and International Relations

Though Michel Foucault remains a somewhat marginalized figure within international relations, the critical ethos he left behind has greatly inspired IR scholars.

The Anzac Myth and Australian National Identity

The Anzac Myth and Australian National Identity

Rather than recognise foundation heroes, Australians celebrate the deeds of WW1 soldiers. These ‘Anzacs’ have become an integral part of national identity.

Review – Memory and Trauma in International Relations

Review – Memory and Trauma in International Relations

Resende and Budryte’s volume brings a fresh approach to the study of trauma and memory in IR, although ultimately fails to propose a coherent research agenda.

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