Queer Theory

Interview – Dean Cooper-Cunningham

E-International Relations • Apr 25 2020 • Features

Dean Cooper-Cunningham discusses the benefits of using visual methods in IR, responses to Russian political queerphobia and the visuality of resistance and (in)security.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Queer Theory and Sexual Equality

Markus Thiel • Jul 13 2019 • Student Features

Queer Theory allows analysis not just of Gender categories, but also how these function within the politico-economic context.

Sex, Tongue, and International Relations

Manuela Lavinas Picq and Caroline Cottet • Jun 11 2019 • Articles

We must tackle the problem of sexual liberation to show how global narratives assert the existence of diverse sexualities but also impose external arrangements.

Undoing Sovereignty/Identity, Queering the ‘International’: The Politics of Law

Po-Han Lee • Oct 22 2018 • Articles

For the rights of human race in the field of IR, the ‘international’ needs to be deconstructed and reordered in a non-state centric and non-heteronormative manner.

Weirdly/Queerly Ethical: Contemporary Greek Cinema and the Crisis of Meaning

Marios Psaras • Feb 14 2018 • Articles

In an age of a glooming and menacing global political landscape the contemporary trend in Greek cinema construes and articulates a ‘crisis of meaning’,

Introducing Queer Theory in International Relations

Markus Thiel • Jan 7 2018 • Articles

In a time when IR is often accused of being parochial, queer theory is a theoretically inclusive – and necessary corrective – to powerful myths and narratives of international orders.

10th Anniversary Interview – J. Ann Tickner

E-International Relations • Dec 6 2017 • Features

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

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.

Decolonising and Queering Praxis: The Unanswerable Questions for ‘Queer Asia’

Po-Han Lee • Aug 17 2017 • Articles

In the light of the wariness of contemporary political-cultural conjuncture, the denial of access to a liveable life has been legitimated in the name of decolonisation.

Interview – Juliane Hammer

E-International Relations • Jun 20 2017 • Features

Professor Hammer addresses Islamic studies, theology, feminism, gender violence, queer theory and how these areas relate to borders, borderlands and border thinking.


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