Author profile: Hartmut Behr and Xander Kirke

Hartmut Behr is Professor of International Politics at Newcastle University (UK). His areas of specialization are Political Theory, IR, Political Violence and Peace, and Critical European Studies. He is the author of Zuwanderungspolitik im Nationalstaat (1996), Entterritoriale Politik (2004), A History of International Theory – Ontologies of the International (2010), and Politics of Difference – Epistemologies of Peace (2014). He is currently working on a new book project called Conditions of Critique.

Xander Kirke is a PhD student at Newcastle University (UK) who specialises in theoretical approaches to International Relations. His doctoral thesis is entitled “Peace, Prosperity, Homogeneity: Political Myth in the European Union’s Approach to its Neighbourhood.” You can follow him on Twitter at @Xanderkirke.

The Tale of a ‘Realism’ in International Relations

Hartmut Behr and Xander Kirke • Jun 13 2014 • Articles
The tale of a contiguous Realist tradition, running the gamut from Thucydides to Morgenthau, occludes these thinkers' strong normative commitments.

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