Racism

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.

Interview – Yolande Bouka

E-International Relations • Oct 30 2019 • Features
Yolande Bouka discusses the importance of Black History Month, anti-black racism and how to decolonise IR, female agency in warfare and transitional justice in Rwanda.

Interview – Toni Haastrup

E-International Relations • Oct 24 2019 • Features
Toni Haastrup discusses the importance of Black History Month, challenges faced by the African Union, the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, EU-AU relations and Brexit.

Interview – Chantelle Lewis

E-International Relations • Oct 21 2019 • Features
Chantelle Lewis discusses the importance of Black History Month, the effects of Brexit on people of colour, her PhD and the representation of Black students in academia.

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