Features

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

Review – Capital et idéologie

Review – Capital et idéologie

An impressive tome that seeks to explain the legitimizing ideologies which are used to justify the unequal distribution of wealth and income both historically and today.

Associate Professor, Politics
Chair, Latin American Studies
Committee Chair, International Studies Concentration

Interview – Kristina Mani

Kristina Mani discusses Latin American politics, regional issues and the role of militaries, as well as the benefits of using of films and documentaries in her work.

Interview – Alice Hill

Interview – Alice Hill

Alice Hill discusses her work on resilience and climate change, how to encourage policy-makers to incorporate resilience and what more could be done by elected officials.

Review – Philosophize This!

Review – Philosophize This!

The Philosophize This! podcast proves useful for the study of IR and succeeds in explaining complex philosophical thoughts and questions in accessible language.

Review – Violence and Civilization

Review – Violence and Civilization

Linklater provides a historical contextualization of our imagination about the differences between various “civilizations” regarding norms and beliefs about war and harm.

Interview – Tristen Naylor

Interview – Tristen Naylor

Tristen Naylor considers the English School research agenda, his theory of ‘international social closure’, global governance, and fieldwork at the G20 and G7.

Interview – Laurence Payot

Interview – Laurence Payot

Artist Laurence Payot talks about her projects gathering stories from refugees and displaced people across the UK, identity, and the ways art can influence politics.

Interview – Giorgos Kallis

Interview – Giorgos Kallis

Giorgos Kallis talks about his work on global inequality, the agenda of ‘degrowth’ and its effectiveness, eco-socialism, un-disciplined research and the concept of limits.

Review – The Economic Consequences of the Peace

Review – The Economic Consequences of the Peace

The centenary edition of Keynes’ classic text is still a worthwhile read today, highlighting that Europe’s future relies on its cooperation.

Interview – Ieong Meng U

Interview – Ieong Meng U

Ieong Meng U considers the challenges for Macau and its foreign relations, the development of Macau and Hong Kong, as well as the changes in the Umbrella Movement.

Interview – Anne-Kathrin Kreft

Interview – Anne-Kathrin Kreft

Anne-Kathrin Kreft talks about the discourse and perceptions around conflict-related sexual violence and reflects on the affects of sensitive fieldwork on researchers.

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