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Black History Month Interviews

Black History Month Interviews

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

Interview – Yolande Bouka

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

Interview – Pınar Bilgin

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

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.

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

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

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

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 – 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 – Tamás Peragovics

Interview – Tamás Peragovics

Tamás Peragovics discusses his PhD research on the normalization process between the US and China, Chinese foreign policy and the Western-centrism of IR.

Eurocentrism and the Construction of the ‘Non-West’

Eurocentrism and the Construction of the ‘Non-West’

The rearticulations of spatio-temporal hierarchies that temporarily situate Europe ahead of everyone enables the reproduction of Eurocentrism as a system of knowledge.

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.

Review – Frantz Fanon: Philosopher of the Barricades

Review – Frantz Fanon: Philosopher of the Barricades

Peter Hudis’ book is a concise yet rich contribution to the literature on the life and work of Frantz Fanon, which convincingly demonstrates Fanon’s continued relevance.

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