Features

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

Interview – Katarina Kušić

Interview – Katarina Kušić

Katarina Kušić discusses the concepts of intervention and liberal governmentality, her research on Serbia, ethnography and decolonial thought applied to Southeast Europe.

Review – The Empty Throne: America’s Abdication of Global Leadership

Review – The Empty Throne: America’s Abdication of Global Leadership

Daalder and Lindsay’s book critiques the loss of US leadership under Trump but fails to break new ground or present a clear account of what leadership is or should be.

Interview – Nayan Chanda

Interview – Nayan Chanda

Nayan Chanda discusses the US-China trade war, its repercusions, and parallels with US-Japan relations in the 1980s, as well as the current backlash against globalization.

Interview – Judith Suissa

Interview – Judith Suissa

Prof. Judith Suissa talks about philosophy of education, as well as the intersections between politics, parent-child relationships, classical anarchism and globalisation.

Review – From Righteousness to Far Right

Review – From Righteousness to Far Right

Mc Cluskey proposes an anthropological rethinking of critical security studies by focusing on the response of a small Swedish village to 100 resettled Syrian refugees.

Interview – Pablo Nemiña

Interview – Pablo Nemiña

Pablo Nemiña explores the complex relationship between Latin American countries and the IMF, Argentina’s economic policy and the country’s upcoming presidential elections.

Interview – Issac Kfir

Interview – Issac Kfir

Issac Kfir discusses the terrorist attacks in New Zealand and Sri Lanka, Australia’s counterterrorism policy, Asia-Pacific cooperation, and returning foreign fighters.

Review – The EU-Japan Partnership in Shadow of China

Review – The EU-Japan Partnership in Shadow of China

This edited collection considers the developments in EU-Japan relations within the current shifting and uncertain international context of the rise of China and populism.

Interview – Angelika Rettberg

Interview – Angelika Rettberg

Angelika Rettberg talks about her forthcoming book on war economies and post-war crime, the role of resources in the conflict in Colombia and the recent peace agreement.

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Interview – Amandine Hostein

Amandine Hostein discusses her PhD research on social media use by NGOs, the virtual public sphere, methodological challenges, and her experience chairing the BISA PGN.

Review – Thucydides on the Outbreak of War

Review – Thucydides on the Outbreak of War

Jaffe’s excellent and accessible book deals with the state of the art literature on realism and constructivism and challenges realist interpretations of Thucydides.

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