Post Tagged with: "decolonisation"

Revisiting the United Nations and the Micro-State Problem

Revisiting the United Nations and the Micro-State Problem

The micro-state problem emerged in the late 1960s as many newly independent; decolonised micro-states applied to join the UN in order to confirm their sovereign status.

Alternative Approaches to Self-Determination Applied to the Cyprus Conflict

Alternative Approaches to Self-Determination Applied to the Cyprus Conflict

The UN paradigm has a number of shortcomings and is therefore inadequate to answer modern claims involving self-determination, such as the Cyprus conflict.

The UN as Both Foe and Friend to Indigenous Peoples and Self-Determination

The UN as Both Foe and Friend to Indigenous Peoples and Self-Determination

The UN, created to uphold the sovereignty of states, has become a vehicle for Indigenous peoples to organise in favour of their rights.

Trajectories of Anticolonialism in Egypt

Trajectories of Anticolonialism in Egypt

Understanding the past through how the future was imagined has a lot to tell us about the mechanisms of power in our contemporary post-colonial period.

Interview – Zeynep Gülşah Çapan

Interview – Zeynep Gülşah Çapan

Zeynep Gülşah Çapan talks about postcolonial approaches, the abyssal line, the decolonisation of international relations and the curriculum, and the process of unlearning.

Interview – Ida Danewid

Interview – Ida Danewid

Ida Danewid discusses internationalism and the politics of solidarity, the ‘Black Mediterranean’, the Grenfell Tower fire, and diversifying and decolonising the academy.

What Is Sovereignty? Lessons from the UK

What Is Sovereignty? Lessons from the UK

As Britain embarks to find a new place in the world and as other powers vow to defend their sovereignty, the world seems even more confused and the debate remains open.

Decolonising and Queering Praxis: The Unanswerable Questions for ‘Queer Asia’

Decolonising and Queering Praxis: The Unanswerable Questions for ‘Queer Asia’

In the light of the wariness of contemporary political-cultural conjuncture, the denial of access to a liveable life has been legitimated in the name of decolonisation.

International Relations of ‘A Tribe Called Red’

International Relations of ‘A Tribe Called Red’

Turtle Island–based electric-pow-wow superstars, A Tribe Called Red, allows students and scholars of IR to experience what a decolonial IR might look and sound like.

Review – Decolonizing Dialectics

Review – Decolonizing Dialectics

In this ambitious if uneven work, Ciccariello-Maher aims to establish a conception of dialectical thought adequate to the premises of anticolonial critical theory.

Interview – Meera Sabaratnam

Interview – Meera Sabaratnam

Professor Sabaratnam explains her pessimism about IR, analyses the decolonisation of the university, and talks the current state of global politics.

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