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Popular Culture Matters: An Introduction

The first post in a series detailing the impact of popular culture on world politics from the perspective of participants at the ISA workshop ‘Popular Culture Matters’.

Promoting Democracy in Serbia — The Limits of EU Conditionality

Promoting Democracy in Serbia — The Limits of EU Conditionality

Despite the EU’s use of conditionality, Serbia remains far from constituting a consolidated democracy, and recent trends suggest it may be backsliding.

10th Anniversary Interview – Stephen Hopgood

10th Anniversary Interview – Stephen Hopgood

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

Interview – Maria Mälksoo

Interview – Maria Mälksoo

Dr Mälksoo explores the ontological security and identities of the Baltic states and compares the historical memory of these states to the Russian biographical narrative.

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Masculinities at the Margins: A feminist Curiosity of Gender, Militarism and War

What happens to ‘military masculinities’ and stories of war, violence and gender, if we begin to account for ‘the margins’ of war, of militaries and of masculinities?

Russian Society and the Conflict in Ukraine: Masses, Elites and Identity

Russian Society and the Conflict in Ukraine: Masses, Elites and Identity

The way Russians comprehend the conflict with Ukraine is fundamentally conditioned by nationalism, but this nationalism is not necessarily xenophobic and aggressive.

Symbolic Violence and Post-election USA: A Parable

Symbolic Violence and Post-election USA: A Parable

The extraordinary degree of diversity in the US population can be managed with narratives and terms of discourse that lead to discontent and upheaval, or to pluralism.

Does Brexit Herald a Re-assertion of the Nation-state?

Does Brexit Herald a Re-assertion of the Nation-state?

When it comes to a re-assertion of nations, states or nation-states we may not see clear or uniform patterns.

A Goal at a Time: Sports and Kosovo’s Statehood

Battling the everyday struggles of a lagging economy, it is the next goal or gold medal that Kosovo greatly relies on for the dissemination of its political voice.

Timing, Identity, and Emotion in International Relations

Timing, Identity, and Emotion in International Relations

Timing, almost wholly ignored in IR, is a fundamental human activity – a basic means of synthesising pertinent changes for practical and political effect.

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