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How Time Shapes our Understanding of Global Politics

How Time Shapes our Understanding of Global Politics

Using time as a primary analytical lens takes us beyond concerns with linear and teleological time that dominate the ways in which time is understood as mere ‘history’

Analogue Time, People, and the Digital Eclipsing of Modern Political Time

Analogue Time, People, and the Digital Eclipsing of Modern Political Time

It would be a terrible and ignominious end for a modern political process (and project) to be eclipsed by technological speed and market imperatives.

Taking Time Seriously and the Value of Generational Analysis in IR

Taking Time Seriously and the Value of Generational Analysis in IR

If we want to take time seriously in IR we will need to think through the epistemological implications and complications entailed in making such an analytical shift.

Governing the Time of the World

Governing the Time of the World

Global time, principally Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), is the product of global governors operating in and through sociotechnical assemblages.

War through a Temporal Lens

War through a Temporal Lens

The unforeseeable future implicates the present but also the manner in which decisions in the present operate at the intersection of meaning in past and future.

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.

Calendar Time, Cultural Sensibilities, and Strategies of Persuasion

Calendar Time, Cultural Sensibilities, and Strategies of Persuasion

The relationship of time, politics and globalisation involves the interaction of the global imposition of a Western timescale and local ideas of timekeeping.

Religion in the Archives of IR

Religion in the Archives of IR

Even a cursory glance at IR and related disciplines prior to 9/11 will reveal a body of work interested in religion as a political theme of primary importance.

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

The growing reliance on drones highlights the Western requirement for precision, accountability, and a reduction in collateral damage

The Way We Were: Studying Europe Forty Years Ago

The Way We Were: Studying Europe Forty Years Ago

Reflecting on masters courses in the 1970s, questions emerge on whether these courses help or hinder England understand its view of itself in the world.

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The Significance of the ‘Human Security’ Paradigm in International Politics

The topic of human security is multifaceted and demands caution when analysed in different contexts.

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Various non-governmental agencies are identifying the sins of the world while leaving to the states the managerial task of actually addressing the problems.

The English School and Humanitarian Intervention

The English School and Humanitarian Intervention

Pragmatic humanitarian intervention is an attempt to ensure that R2P is aligned with a traditional pluralist conception of how key international institutions work.

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