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The Italian Approach to International Relations

The Italian Approach to International Relations

While the Italian IR scholarly production follows the trend developed in America, other European schools could suggest a more heterogeneous IR theoretical panorama.

Reversibility: A New Concept for Policy Studies in International Relations

Reversibility: A New Concept for Policy Studies in International Relations

Reversibility seeks to encourage and further the synergy of scholarly expertise, rethinking the ways we conceive of politics and the human world and how to tackle, if not solve current challenges.

Recrafting International Relations through Relationality

Recrafting International Relations through Relationality

International Relations must be reconceptualised to prioritize the relations that constitute units rather than to proceed from the assumption that units are self-evident.

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A Comprehensive Introduction to International Relations and IR Theory

E-International Relations offers two textbooks exploring foundational elements of the discipline to beginners. Both books are free to access on the website and also on sale in paperback worldwide.

The ‘Forgotten Double’: Reflections at a Johannesburg War Memorial

The ‘Forgotten Double’: Reflections at a Johannesburg War Memorial

Experiences of ‘the international’ include folklore, legend, and oral history – places where IR is unable to go because of its preoccupation with rationality and order. It is time this cloak is removed.

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.

The Dangers of Parochialism in International Relations

The Dangers of Parochialism in International Relations

If our aim is to build a more inclusive discipline, we should be cautious of outrightly rejecting existing knowledge without critically engaging with it.

The ‘Isms’ Are Evil. All Hail the ‘Isms’! A Reflection on IR Theory

The ‘Isms’ Are Evil. All Hail the ‘Isms’! A Reflection on IR Theory

Nothing is gained by rejecting the isms unless we at first understand the complexity of what it is we are rejecting and then develop the critical reflection we need to move beyond them.

Realism and Power Transition Theory: Different Branches of the Power Tree

Realism and Power Transition Theory: Different Branches of the Power Tree

While realism and power transition theory are often merged together it is important to regard and embrace them as different branches of the power tree.

Getting Started with International Relations Theory

Getting Started with International Relations Theory

The sheer volume of different IR theories should be a warning to you that International Relations still is a young discipline that is undergoing significant formative development.

10th Anniversary Interview – Stephen Walt

10th Anniversary Interview – Stephen Walt

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.

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10th Anniversary Interview – Nicolas Onuf

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.

10th Anniversary Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

10th Anniversary Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

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.

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