Features

E-IR publishes regular feature pieces, including reviews of the latest books and interviews with leading figures in the field.

Review Feature – Perspectives on Eco-Socialism

Review Feature – Perspectives on Eco-Socialism

At a time when it is apparent that green capitalist proposals are insufficient, these two books are welcome additions to the growing literature on eco-socialism.

Interview – Hans Carl von Werthern

Interview – Hans Carl von Werthern

Ambassador Hans Carl von Werthern discusses Germany-Japan relations, proposals for reform of the UN Security Council, and the impact of the Fukushima disaster in Germany.

Interview – Adrian Monck

Interview – Adrian Monck

Head of Communications and Media at the World Economic Forum, Adrian Monck, discusses his role, fake news, the media and trust, and he responds to critiques of the forum.

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Mandelbaum’s book is an analytically flawed, contradictory and unconventional piece of realist scholarship that considers the instability of the post-Cold War period.

Interview – Muchiru Mark Kuria

Interview – Muchiru Mark Kuria

Muchiru Mark Kuria disusses his company, Kuria Capital, developments and challenges for Kenya’s digital ecosystem, its young entrepreneurs, and the ‘Silicon Savannah’.

Interview – Sara Salem

Interview – Sara Salem

Sara Salem explores postcolonial, Marxist and feminist theory, the Egyptian feminist movement, transnational solidarity and the radical roots of intersectionality.

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The 2019 E-IR Article Award ($1500 Prize)

E-IR’s Article Award, sponsored by Macmillan, Hurst, I.B. Tauris, Polity & Routledge invites PhD students and early career academics to prepare papers that will contribute to a better understanding of international relations.

Review – Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Politics

Review – Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Politics

This handbook challenges the disciplinary fortress of IR and opens up a world of investigatory possibilities by equating post-colonial politics with global politics.

Interview – Céline Pajon

Interview – Céline Pajon

Céline Pajon talks to us about the impact of Abenomics, France-Japan relations, as well as Japan’s increasing assertiveness and France’s role in the Asia-Pacific region.

Review – Media, Propaganda and the Politics of Intervention

Review – Media, Propaganda and the Politics of Intervention

Zollman’s book provides a well-supported analysis of the nature and significance of media, propaganda and intervention using six key events reported in three countries.

Interview – Tom Watts

Interview – Tom Watts

Tom Watts discusses his research on security cooperation as an instrument of remote warfare, Obama’s counterterrorism policies and life as an early-career scholar.

Interview – Sophie Harman

Interview – Sophie Harman

Sophie Harman spoke to us about her BAFTA nominated film Pili, film as a research method, issues in global health governance and agency in feminist decolonial research.

Interview – Jonna Nyman

Interview – Jonna Nyman

Jonna Nyman discusses the ‘energy security paradox’, energy securitisation, her fieldwork in China and current research that seeks to understand security beyond the West.

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