Decolonisation

Review – Decolonising the University

Siobhan O’Neill • May 7 2020 • Features

This book presents a broad account of the discussions around the call to decolonise the university, providing a useful introduction to students, activists and academics.

Revisiting the United Nations and the Micro-State Problem

Archie W. Simpson • Mar 17 2020 • Articles

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

Charis van den Berg and Tobias Nowak • Mar 13 2020 • Articles

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

Sheryl Lightfoot and David MacDonald • Mar 12 2020 • Articles

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

Sara Salem • Apr 3 2019 • Articles

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

E-International Relations • Jan 30 2019 • Features

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

E-International Relations • Mar 13 2018 • Features

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

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’

Po-Han Lee • Aug 17 2017 • Articles

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’

Ajay Parasram • Jul 25 2017 • Articles

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.


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