Post Tagged with: "peace"

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Mandelbaum’s book is an analytically flawed, contradictory and unconventional piece of realist scholarship that considers the instability of the post-Cold War period.

International Women’s Day Interviews

International Women’s Day Interviews

To celebrate International Women’s Day we asked former interviewees whether they think the discipline of IR has made important strides to equally incorporate women.

Interview – Columba Achilleos-Sarll

Interview – Columba Achilleos-Sarll

Columba Achilleos-Sarll discusses her PhD research on the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, foreign policy analysis and the role of gender in the Brexit negotiations.

Review – Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans

Review – Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans

Mujanović’s book outlines the crisis of democracy and failure of Western efforts to democratise the Balkan region but offers pessimism as well as hope for the future.

Peace-in-difference: A Phenomenological Approach

Peace-in-difference: A Phenomenological Approach

‘Phenomenology’ helps us to conceive of difference in a non-hierarchical way, to rethink peace, and to perceive difference as a positive force.

The Study of Peace and Conflict: in Need of (Intellectual) Insurgency?

The Study of Peace and Conflict: in Need of (Intellectual) Insurgency?

Why do we associate resistance with violence, despite the fact that nonviolent revolt is common and far more effective than violent insurgency?

Realism and Peaceful Change

Realism and Peaceful Change

Realism may sometimes bring ‘peace’, but it is always conditioned by power and serving the interests of some actors whilst going against the interests of others.

Review – Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas

Review – Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas

This collection of plays exposes the reader to the multifaceted layers of the lengthy conflict and the different ways in which lived experiences are enacted.

Studying Conflict and Practicing Peacebuilding

Studying Conflict and Practicing Peacebuilding

To overcome the ‘epistemological gap’ that reflects the limits of our current knowledge it is imperative for scholars to study war and peace together.

What Do We Mean by ‘Local People’? The Palestinian Case.

What Do We Mean by ‘Local People’? The Palestinian Case.

In the West Bank and Gaza, municipal leaders do truly thankless and heroic tasks every day.  Let them represent their people.

Escape From A Liberal-Colonial IR: Hints of a 21st Century Peace

Escape From A Liberal-Colonial IR: Hints of a 21st Century Peace

Orthodox IR colludes with liberal-colonial peace. We need to rethink peace. What is missing is not sterile critical thinking but a focus on people’s mobility and agency.

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