Postcolonialism

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.

Interview – Priya Lal

E-International Relations • Oct 12 2020 • Features

Priya Lal discusses Black History Month, development and professional labour in Africa and Tanzania’s ujamaa socialist experiment.

Review – Race and the Undeserving Poor: From Abolition to Brexit

Nivi Manchanda • Jul 31 2020 • Features

Shilliam tells the story of colonial and postcolonial Britain and the book’s power lies in its ability to not only narrate a history but also to portend its future.

Interview – Jenna Marshall

E-International Relations • May 28 2020 • Features

Jenna Marshall discusses her research on the politics of pedagogy in the Caribbean and how Pan-African social social movements help us rethink international development.

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.

Colonial Politics of Digital Security Interfaces

Pedro Maia • Mar 17 2020 • Articles

When juxtaposing quantified data, digital territories, data visualization and security they end up reifying and perpetuating colonial practices and imaginaries.

Interview – Swati Parashar

E-International Relations • Mar 8 2020 • Features

Swati Parashar discusses the importance of International Women’s Day, barriers to feminist solidarity, #MeToo, postcolonial feminism and challenging patriarchal power.

Reflections on Confucian Cosmology and the Chinese School of IR

Wan-Ping Lin and Ching-Chang Chen • Mar 3 2020 • Articles

Confucian cosmology enables us to engage with panarchy while going beyond the rationalist or utilitarian paradigm in the knowledge tradition of science.

Review – The Politics of Compassion

Eva Botella-Ordinas • Feb 26 2020 • Features

This fascinating book is a major contribution to understanding the politics of humanitarianism and citizens’ agency in the current international neo-liberal global order.

Hegemony and Diversity in the ‘Liberal International Order’: Theory and Reality

Amitav Acharya • Jan 14 2020 • Articles

Global power shifts, anti-globalization sentiments and the rise of populist leaders highlight a crisis in the ‘hegemony-diversity gap’ at the heart of the liberal order.

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