Non-Western IR

Interview – Katerina Dalacoura

E-International Relations • Apr 20 2021 • Features

Katerina Dalacoura considers civilisational and ideological developments in the MENA region, particularly in Turkey, as well as non-Western IR and the challenges of fieldwork.

Review – Sufism: A Theoretical Intervention in Global International Relations

Faiz Sheikh • Dec 8 2020 • Features

A fascinating book which covers a new ontological, epistemological and methodological approach for IR, as well as more empirically grounded studies of Sufism in practice.

Interview – Adom Getachew

E-International Relations • Oct 27 2020 • Features

Adom Getachew discusses Black History Month, the racialization of international society, Du Bois, anti-imperial resistance and how to uncover non-Western knowledge.

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.

Non-Western International Relations Theorisation: Reflexive Stocktaking

Yong-Soo Eun • Apr 12 2020 • Articles

Despite the currents of debate over “broadening” the theoretical horizons of IR beyond the West, several critical questions and issues still remain unclear or unexplored.

Interview – Pınar Bilgin

E-International Relations • Jul 23 2019 • Features

Pınar Bilgin explores her research on international political sociology, postcolonial thought and critical security studies, particulalry in relation to the Global South.

Interview – Tamás Peragovics

E-International Relations • Oct 18 2018 • Features

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

Interview – Robbie Shilliam

E-International Relations • Jun 14 2018 • Features

Robbie Shilliam talks about the obstacles to decolonizing the academy, postcolonial politics, his forthcoming book Race and the Undeserving Poor and studying IR theory.

Interview – Siddharth Mallavarapu

E-International Relations • May 27 2018 • Features

Siddharth Mallavarapu discusses non-western International Relations, Indian conceptions of IR, and the pedagogical challenges of teaching IR in the Global South.

10th Anniversary Interview – Melanie Richter-Montpetit

E-International Relations • Dec 5 2017 • Features

Dr Melanie Richter-Montpetit reflects on what books, or other media, published in the last 10 years has made the most impact on the discipline of International Relations.

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