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10th Anniversary Interview – Stephen Hopgood

10th Anniversary Interview – Stephen Hopgood

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

Intuitive Action and Popular Culture in Trump’s Alternative Facts Age

Intuitive Action and Popular Culture in Trump’s Alternative Facts Age

As the exceptional American follows its path intuitively without any need to draw on agreed upon facts, guns can be drawn upon alternative facts driven by intuitive knowledge.

Post-Truth, Complicity and International Politics

Post-Truth, Complicity and International Politics

Apparently, we live in ‘post-truth’ times. But is this anything new? Is it more than a passing meme? And what might it mean for students and scholars of International Relations?

Performance and Politics Fifty Years After ‘Society of the Spectacle’

Performance and Politics Fifty Years After ‘Society of the Spectacle’

Resistant political performance must be reconsidered given populist post-truth politics. The relevance of shared truths and authenticity of others is now questioned.

The Far Right in the US and the Religious Right in Iran

The Far Right in the US and the Religious Right in Iran

In the age of Trump and a rising tide of intolerance globally, a universalist outlook that critiques all forms of repression is an important theoretical perspective to adopt.

Teaching and Learning in a Post-Truth Moment

Teaching and Learning in a Post-Truth Moment

Educators must build strong foundations for critical thinking that is equally attuned to affective and cognitive learning in these times of manufactured uncertainty.

Populist Challenge and Political Judgement

Populist Challenge and Political Judgement

We live in an era of the devaluation of knowledge in which the difference between ‘truth’ and ‘lies’ does not count anymore; this makes electorates prone to populism.

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