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Crossings and Candles

Crossings and Candles

There is a paradox which stalks the discipline of IR: as it speaks of peace, the principle of sovereignty, which is at the centre of its world view, looks out upon messy – and often very violent – social relationships.

The Postcolonial Perspective: Why We Need to Decolonize Norms

The Postcolonial Perspective: Why We Need to Decolonize Norms

Normation, normalization and nomos shift the focus from treating a norm as given to considering its initial constitution, to account for the form that a norm takes.

W. E. B. Du Bois (1868 – 1963), co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), in 1918.

From Mythification to Eurocentrism: The Academic Colour Line

Due to its inherent eurocentrism IR reproduces a limited Western perception of the world unfit to explain non-Western realities.

Review – Making Things International 1: Circuits and Motion

Review – Making Things International 1: Circuits and Motion

This book vividly shows how ‘things’ become agents within a New Materialism frame, making it a fine contribution of to the development of International Relations theory.

Happy New Year (and an update) from E-International Relations

Happy New Year (and an update) from E-International Relations

2016 has been a year filled with political shocks and high-profile celebrity deaths. In the midst of that the team at E-International Relations has been working on some great things.

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The Annual E-IR Article Award

E-IR invites PhD students and early career academics to prepare short papers outlining novel, or under appreciated, ideas that will contribute to the understanding of international relations.

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Beginner’s Textbook – International Relations

A ‘Day 0’ introduction to International Relations for beginners, placing the reader inside crucial issues and debates so they can understand how things work and where they fit in the world.

Escape From A Liberal-Colonial IR: Hints of a 21st Century Peace

Escape From A Liberal-Colonial IR: Hints of a 21st Century Peace

Orthodox IR colludes with liberal-colonial peace. We need to rethink peace. What is missing is not sterile critical thinking but a focus on people’s mobility and agency.

Teaching International Relations in India: From Pedagogy to Andragogy

Teaching International Relations in India: From Pedagogy to Andragogy

The overall intellectual contribution of Indian IR to Global IR is not proportionate to the visible growth concerning its institutional and thematic grounds.

Online Resources – International Relations Basics

Online Resources – International Relations Basics

A series of basic resources, including videos, books and guides, to help get you started with studying International Relations.

Finger on the Nuclear Button: Gender, Responsibility and Nuclear Custodianship

Finger on the Nuclear Button: Gender, Responsibility and Nuclear Custodianship

Hillary Clinton quite literally turned the tables on Trump – inverting the gender binary that had for centuries kept women from public office

Statecraft and the Limitations of Economic Sanctions

Statecraft and the Limitations of Economic Sanctions

Strategies relying on the pure coercive nature of economic sanctions rarely succeed in their goals, and alone are not capable of forcing countries to make concessions.

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