Post Tagged with: "eurocentrism"

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.

Do Contemporary Practices of Schooling Reinforce Colonial Relations of Power?

Do Contemporary Practices of Schooling Reinforce Colonial Relations of Power?

Contemporary practices of schooling reflect ethnocentrism as universal truth, reinforcing power relations that resulted from colonial rule by maintaining binaries.

EU-Morocco Negotiations on Migrations and the Decentring Agenda in EU Studies

EU-Morocco Negotiations on Migrations and the Decentring Agenda in EU Studies

Negotiations on migration are the locus of asymmetrical contestation between people and their free movement; an asymmetry that is constantly questioned and/or redefined.

Review – Connected Sociologies

Review – Connected Sociologies

As sociology’s imagined European centre comes apart, Bhambra’s book will remain a vital text for those wishing to understand where we have been and where we are going to.

Interview – Giorgio Shani

Interview – Giorgio Shani

Professor Shani offers his take on human security and post-coloniality, religion in the context of current developments in the West, the economic crisis and post-liberalism.

Review – The Global Transformation

Review – The Global Transformation

A well-researched and ground-breaking work that sets the pace for a new scholarly programme which finally takes the nineteenth century transition seriously within IR.

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