Post Tagged with: "International Relations"

Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technologies: Insights from and for IR

Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technologies: Insights from and for IR

Ongoing investigation is required, to further uncover the limits, shifts, and interre­lationships between contemporary forms of governance by, with, and of blockchains.

Why IR Realism Persists

Why IR Realism Persists

IR Realism is not sufficient for understanding and explaining international politics, but its concerns with power politics in a decentralised system remain necessary.

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The Case for an ASEAN Erasmus Programme

Further initiatives and programmes ought to be instilled to encourage ASEAN students to pursue their education within ASEAN states.

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Trump’s Dark Geographical Imagination

Trump’s recent comments on Africa reflect the ‘white identity crisis’ that fuelled his campaign, it also exposes problematic western geopolitical imaginaries of Africa.

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The Role of Emotions in the Processes of Interaction with International Law

As individuals are emotional beings, it is not surprising that emotions can play a role in conduct that shapes, or is addressed by, international law.

The Weird and Wonderful Virtues of Human Geography

The Weird and Wonderful Virtues of Human Geography

When one reads Human Geography seriously, one is more open to the creative dance of complex causes and open to lumpy landscapes.

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Trump’s Dream and Tocqueville’s Nightmare

The current erosion of agency amongst citizens in the U.S. is bringing us closer than ever to Tocqueville’s cautions of the path to despotism

We Need to Talk about International Relations

We Need to Talk about International Relations

A discussion is needed on whether IR as a discipline is cutting across nations, languages, and cultures the way it is supposed to do.

Why IR Scholars Should Try to Write Fiction

Why IR Scholars Should Try to Write Fiction

We should be aware of the ways in which real life can start to mirror genres or even the way politicians will shape politics to meet the rules of certain popular genres.

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Fatal Distraction: Maintaining Proper Focus in Chaos

Will the US be able to effectively focus its efforts and convince the world that its policies and strategies are correct despite the distraction of the latest headlines?

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Reasonable Testing Accommodations for English Language Learners in IR Classrooms

As the number of ELLs increase in university classrooms, it will be important for instructors to develop supporting approaches that are both fair and effective.

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Buying our Way Out of Afghanistan?

A privatization of the Afghanistan war risks signaling that the U.S. is no longer obliged to remain nationally engaged, and can choose whether or not to meet obligations.

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