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Reassessing ‘The Expansion of International Society’

Reassessing ‘The Expansion of International Society’

The expansion of the international society as articulated by the English School has come under increasing criticism for its putatively pronounced Eurocentric bias.

An Overview of the English School’s Engagement with Human Rights

An Overview of the English School’s Engagement with Human Rights

The English School in IR theory has an under-theorised understanding of humanity which in turn fails to explain why ‘we’ should act to save ‘them’.

Neglected Yarns and New Beginnings: A Delhi Diary

Neglected Yarns and New Beginnings: A Delhi Diary

There are two paths in IR and, for all the claims of plurality, IR’s equivalent of the dirty little secret is that the margins and the mainstream seldom converge

Open International Relations: The Digital Commons and the Future of IR

Open International Relations: The Digital Commons and the Future of IR

A systematic transformation of scholarly publishing is some way off. Initiatives show that there is space to do better, and a promising journal system to be built.

Postcard from Copenhagen: On Experts, Expert Opinion and Expertise

Postcard from Copenhagen: On Experts, Expert Opinion and Expertise

Expert opinion has been drawn upon to shape public opinion on all manner of issues; yet there are some important questions to raise about what passes for expertise.

The Contemporary Ambiguities of Religions as a Source of Civilisational Identity

The Contemporary Ambiguities of Religions as a Source of Civilisational Identity

The international society is experiencing an epoch-making process of transformation. The global resurgence of religion is not unrelated to these structural changes.

Transforming IR Education in Japan

Transforming IR Education in Japan

In recent years scholars have started to consider alternative approaches to the study of IR, while at the same time scholars in Japan are adapting how they approach the subject.

The Ivory Tower Disconnect: Going Beyond Terrorism Experts Out of Academe

The Ivory Tower Disconnect: Going Beyond Terrorism Experts Out of Academe

There is a disconnect between political science research and practical policy outcomes. This will continue until there is a real movement to break the elitist nature of academic ivory towers.

Relationalism: Reflecting on One “How” of Navigating Substance and Process in IR

Relationalism: Reflecting on One “How” of Navigating Substance and Process in IR

Relationalism is both a general multidisciplinary perspective and an emerging signpost for something new; a way to grapple with tensions along the processual-substantive spectrum of social relations.

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