Interviews

Black History Month Interviews

E-International Relations • Oct 31 2019 • Features
To celebrate Black History Month we asked former interviewees whether they think the discipline of IR has made important strides to equally incorporate people of colour.

Interview – Yolande Bouka

E-International Relations • Oct 30 2019 • Features
Yolande Bouka discusses the importance of Black History Month, anti-black racism and how to decolonise IR, female agency in warfare and transitional justice in Rwanda.

Interview – Olivia Rutazibwa

E-International Relations • Oct 28 2019 • Features
Olivia Rutazibwa discusses the importance of Black History Month, silencing in IR, epistemic violence, decolonial approaches to humanitarianism and ethical retreat.

Interview – Toni Haastrup

E-International Relations • Oct 24 2019 • Features
Toni Haastrup discusses the importance of Black History Month, challenges faced by the African Union, the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, EU-AU relations and Brexit.

Interview – Chantelle Lewis

E-International Relations • Oct 21 2019 • Features
Chantelle Lewis discusses the importance of Black History Month, the effects of Brexit on people of colour, her PhD and the representation of Black students in academia.

Interview – Kwame Anthony Appiah

E-International Relations • Oct 15 2019 • Features
Kwame Anthony Appiah talks about cosmopolitanism, identity, moral progress, Afrocentrism, what Black History Month means to him and gives some advice for young scholars.

Interview – Robert Vitalis

E-International Relations • Oct 10 2019 • Features
Robert Vitalis talks about the importance of Black History Month, the Howard School, racism in world politics, and the importance of decontructing the history of IR.

Interview – Adeoti Dipeolu

E-International Relations • Oct 1 2019 • Features
Adeoti Dipeolu discusses the importance of Black History Month, her current PhD research and diaspora involvement in peacebuilding and state-building.

Interview – Andrés Malamud

E-International Relations • Sep 26 2019 • Features
Andrés Malamud discusses the challenges of Latin and South American regional integration along with the changing policy and political goals within the region.

Interview – Costas Constantinou

E-International Relations • Sep 19 2019 • Features
Costas Constantinou discusses the application of IR theory to diplomacy, the gap between scholarship on diplomacy and practice, plus the Cyprus Problem and identity.

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