Global IR

Fear and the Security Dilemma in Jawaharlal Nehru’s Political Thought

Ameya Pratap Singh • Aug 3 2020 • Articles

Building on Nehru, it is time to stop treating fear as merely an epiphenomenon of material or discursive factors.

From Realism’s Disciplinary Dominance to a More Global IR

Michiel Foulon and Gustav Meibauer • Jul 23 2020 • Articles

If realists forgo exploring new avenues to address criticism, they may miss opportunities to contribute to a more global discipline and to better explain grand strategy beyond the West.

International Relations Theory: Still a White Man’s Burden

Seema Narain • May 29 2020 • Articles

Decentring the IR discipline from a westphalian spotlight to a more objective analysis of the international system and international society is in order.

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.

Calling for Reflexive Solidarity in International Relations

Yong-Soo Eun • May 12 2020 • Articles

By bringing reflexive solidary to our debate on the problem of Western-centred IR, new and diverse ways of ‘doing’ IR and thus ‘knowing’ international relations can flourish.

The Trap of Diversity: What Constitutes ‘Non-Western IR Theory’?

Ferran Perez Mena • May 8 2020 • Articles

The production of non-Western International thought as the knowledge produced by societies beyond the territories of the West has reinforced new forms of essentialism in IR.

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.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Towards a Global IR?

Amitav Acharya • Jun 28 2019 • Student Features

By widening the concept of agency, global IR puts center stage the voices of the South, its perspectives on global order and the dynamics of North–South relations.

Interview – Raúl Salgado

E-International Relations • May 2 2019 • Features

Raúl Salgado talks to us about geopolitics and regionalism in Latin America, the role of small states in regional integration, UNASUR, and Brazil’s role within BRICS.

How to Globalise IR?

Pinar Bilgin • Apr 22 2018 • Articles

Globalising IR entails avoiding approaching others with assumptions of absence of theory and/or geocultural difference, but recognising multiple authorship of key notions amidst diverse perspectives.


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