Postcolonialism

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.

Interview – Amy Niang

E-International Relations • Nov 11 2019 • Features

Amy Niang considers how Africa features in the history of the international, the postcolonial state and sovereignty, and the conflict in the Central African Republic.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Postcolonialism and Women of Colour

Sheila Nair • Sep 9 2019 • Student Features

Postcolonialism forces us to reckon with the everyday injustices and oppressions that can reveal themselves in the starkest terms through a particular moment of crisis.

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 – Sara Salem

E-International Relations • Jun 24 2019 • Features

Sara Salem explores postcolonial, Marxist and feminist theory, the Egyptian feminist movement, transnational solidarity and the radical roots of intersectionality.

Review – Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Politics

Ananya Sharma • Jun 18 2019 • Features

This handbook challenges the disciplinary fortress of IR and opens up a world of investigatory possibilities by equating post-colonial politics with global politics.

Review – Race, Gender, and Culture in International Relations

Lisa Tilley • Apr 11 2019 • Features

The book crafts unique and insightful approaches to security, political economy, nationalism and IR which build upon a wealth of scholarship on race, gender, and culture.

What IR Can Learn From the Intellectual Historian

Terry Nardin and William Bain • Feb 9 2019 • Articles

The intellectual historian makes an important contribution to IR by taking its practitioners beyond the simple approach to the past that the idea of a canon represents.

Interview – Zeynep Gülşah Çapan

E-International Relations • Jan 30 2019 • Features

Zeynep Gülşah Çapan talks about postcolonial approaches, the abyssal line, the decolonisation of international relations and the curriculum, and the process of unlearning.

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