Postcolonialism

Decolonising Conservation: Towards a Postcolonial Conservation Regime

Celine Germond-Duret • Jun 7 2022 • Articles

The post-2020 global biodiversity framework offers an opportunity to initiate a systemic change to endorse a right-based approach with Indigenous peoples as equal partners.

Postcolonialism

Stephen McGlinchey, Rosie Walters and Dana Gold • May 20 2022 • Online resources

For postcolonial scholars, an important endeavour is to highlight the colonial legacies that created current global inequalities and the neocolonial power structures that reproduce them.

Interview – Pierre Englebert

E-International Relations • Apr 2 2022 • Features

Pierre Englebert discusses African statehood, and how it interacts with the concept of secessionism, as well as the impact of colonialism on the political study of Africa.

Interview – Sankaran Krishna

E-International Relations • Nov 22 2021 • Features

Sankaran Krishna discusses decolonising the university, post- and decolonial approaches to research, democracy in India, and cricket.

Opinion – #arrestlucknowgirl: A Reminder of India’s Postcolonial Desire to Control Women

Ankita Rathour • Aug 18 2021 • Articles

We should begin engaging with postcolonial Indian feminist consciousness by denouncing violence strongly without universalizing a stand-alone issue.

Review – The Postcolonial African State in Transition

Sarah Then Bergh • Aug 12 2021 • Features

Amy Niang’s book takes up the urgent task of our collective postcolonial moment: to trace and critique historical trajectories, while finding in these the possibility to extract and abstract a plurality of modes of being, so as to create future imaginaries.

Unthinkable and Invisible International Relations

Zeynep Gülşah Çapan • Jul 29 2021 • Articles

Attempts at addressing the Eurocentrism of the field have predominantly focused on how to make present what was absented from the narrative of the making of the international.

Review – Anticolonial Afterlives in Egypt: The Politics of Hegemony

Nicola Pratt • Jun 10 2021 • Features

Using the work of Antonio Gramsci and Franz Fanon, Salem’s book analyses postcolonial Egypt and explores how the failures of this period contributed to the 2011 revolution.

Interview – Ajay Gudavarthy

E-International Relations • Jun 6 2021 • Features

Ajay Gudavarthy talks about Indian politics, including the state of its democracy, secular sectarianism, militant left-wing politics, right-wing populism, the politics of a post-civil society, and the Farmers’ Protests.

The Politics of Teaching International Relations in the Arab World: A Critique

Ahmed M. Abozaid • May 20 2021 • Articles

We live in a global system that constantly pushes one towards silencing non-Western voices and rendering their contributions invisible.

Review – Globalizing Morocco: Transnational Activism and the Postcolonial State

Blanca Camps-Febrer • Jan 2 2021 • Features

An important contribution to the history of nationalism in Morocco, especially US-Moroccan history.

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.

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