Racism

Interview – Amal Abu-Bakare

E-International Relations • Oct 5 2020 • Features

Amal Abu-Bakare discusses Black History Month, equality and racism in IR and her PhD research on counterterrorism as a racialised discourse.

Interview – Lev Topor

E-International Relations • Sep 28 2020 • Features

Lev Topor talks about his work on cyberspace and racism, cybersecurity and the pandemic, and the key instigators of cyber interventions.

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.

Opinion – Racial Injustice and the Erosion of America’s Global Standing

Abdou Rahim Lema • Jun 28 2020 • Articles

Russia, Iran and China are among the last places to look to for human rights leadership, yet their open critiques of racial injustice force the US to look in the mirror.

Towards an ‘American Spring’ of Justice and Equality?

Houssem Ben Lazreg and Amira Hassnaoui • Jun 3 2020 • Articles

The George Floyd protests and earlier movements in the MENA region prove that values such as dignity, equality, and justice are not exclusively achievements of Western civilization.

Review – Reading the Postwar Future: Textual Turning Points from 1944

Richard Toye • Apr 22 2020 • Features

This edited volume is a project of intellectual history, exploring how key texts from 1944 reflected on and helped shape a different world order.

Reproducing the European Gaze Through Reflexivity: The Limits of Calling Out Failures

Ewa Maczynska • Apr 19 2020 • Articles

There is a need to problematise the notion of ‘failure’ through its reliance on and reproduction of reflexivity as a positioned practice advocated by scholars.

Review – Stamped from the Beginning

Cliff (Ubba) Kodero • Apr 3 2020 • Features

Ibram X. Kendi’s book is a thought-provoking account of America’s racial history and its impact on people of colour, providing a theorization of global anti-blackness.

Interview – Laurence Payot

E-International Relations • Dec 18 2019 • Features

Artist Laurence Payot talks about her projects gathering stories from refugees and displaced people across the UK, identity, and the ways art can influence politics.

Review – The Another Europe Podcast

Alexandra Bulat • Nov 29 2019 • Features

This ongoing podcast from the Another Europe Is Possible campaign organisation debates controversial topics such as Brexit and freedom of movement in an inclusive style.

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