Review – The Making of Global International Relations

Stephen Michael Christian • May 28 2020 • Features
This book demonstrates an encyclopedic knowledge of International Relations, however incorporating disability studies could stimulate Acharya and Buzan to self-reflect.

Review – The History of Philosophy

Karthick Ram Manoharan • Apr 30 2020 • Features
This engaging book offers a genuinely diverse overview of the history of philosophy, presenting European, Indian, Chinese and Arabic-Persian philosophical systems.

Reproducing the European Gaze Through Reflexivity: The Limits of Calling Out Failures

Ewa Maczynska • Apr 19 2020 • Articles
There is a need to problematise the notion of ‘failure’ through its reliance on and reproduction of reflexivity as a positioned practice advocated by scholars.

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 – Pınar Bilgin

E-International Relations • Jul 23 2019 • Features
Pınar Bilgin explores her research on international political sociology, postcolonial thought and critical security studies, particulalry in relation to the Global South.

Review – Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Politics

Ananya Sharma • Jun 18 2019 • Features
This handbook challenges the disciplinary fortress of IR and opens up a world of investigatory possibilities by equating post-colonial politics with global politics.

How, if at all, Does Hierarchy Exist Both in the Theory and Practice of IR?

John Ikonomidis • Jun 11 2019 • Essays
IR theoretical perspectives are governed by Western principles, thus constructing a hierarchy that places the West as the core analytical entity within the discourse.

Interview – Jonna Nyman

E-International Relations • May 27 2019 • Features
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 – 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.

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