Interviews

E-IR invites some of the field’s leading protagonists to share their latest thinking, and to reflect on the major developments in world politics.

Interview – Virginie Grzelczyk

Interview – Virginie Grzelczyk

Virginie Grzelczyk discusses North Korea’s status as a nuclear power, the ways in which they are
“mainstreaming”, and their relationship with South Korea and the US.

Interview – Daniel Moore

Interview – Daniel Moore

Daniel Moore talks about his PhD research on military offensive network operations, the increased weaponization of cyber capabilities and private intelligence companies.

Lewis Bush, photographed at Sir John Soane's Museum, London

Interview – Lewis Bush

Lewis Bush talks about the utilisation of visual art to comment on global issues such as Brexit, the European debt crisis, Trump and state practices of espionage.

Interview – Eric Kaufmann

Interview – Eric Kaufmann

Eric Kaufmann discusses the rise of right-wing populism, explains the meaning and implications of ‘whiteshift’, and reflects on developments in political demography.

Interview – Tamás Peragovics

Interview – Tamás Peragovics

Tamás Peragovics discusses his PhD research on the normalization process between the US and China, Chinese foreign policy and the Western-centrism of IR.

Interview – Elisabete Azevedo-Harman

Interview – Elisabete Azevedo-Harman

Elisabete Azevedo-Harman sheds light on the growth of communication, citizenship and technology in Africa and discusses Dhlakama’s legacy, democracy and President Nyusi.

Interview – Emma Mc Cluskey

Interview – Emma Mc Cluskey

Emma Mc Cluskey talks about her forthcoming book Righteousness to Far Right, anthropological approaches to International Political Sociology and radical reflexivity.

Interview – PJ Brendese

Interview – PJ Brendese

PJ Brendese discusses his work exploring public memory, forgetting, relationships to memory and their link to democratic possibilities, and recent debates over monuments.

Interview – Marina Povitkina

Interview – Marina Povitkina

Marina Povitkina discusses her PhD research on democracy and its effect on environmental performance, as well as the Paris Agreement, green policies and island nations.

Interview – Gary Kent

Interview – Gary Kent

Secretary of the all-party parliamentary group on the Kurdistan region, Gary Kent, discusses the group, Iraq and the Kurdish independence referendum and its consequences.

Interview – Matthew Goodwin

Interview – Matthew Goodwin

Matthew Goodwin talks about his new book National Populism, the upcoming Swedish elections, eurosceptic and pro-European political parties, and the Brexit referendum.

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