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

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The 2019 E-IR Article Award

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 IR.

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.

Interview – George Butler

Interview – George Butler

Reportage artist, George Butler, talks to us about his work drawing the news in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, as well the future for young Syrians and his Hands Up Foundation.

Interview – Abbey Steele

Interview – Abbey Steele

Abbey Steele talks to us about the Colombian conflict, forms of displacement, the practice of ‘subcontracted state-building’, her fieldwork in Colombia and women in IR.

Interview – Andrew Hom

Interview – Andrew Hom

Andrew Hom tells us about the temporal turn in IR, different understandings of time, how time is political, and some of the best advice he has received during his career.

Interview – Kate Ferguson

Interview – Kate Ferguson

Kate Ferguson talks to us about identity-based violence, the rise in mass-atrocities, the effectiveness of R2P, and the relationship between academia and policy-making.

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