Interview – Rosie Walters

E-International Relations • Oct 16 2022 • Features

Rosie Walters discusses critical IR, gender and sexuality as part of a series of interviews with the contributing authors of the textbook ‘Foundations of International Relations’.

LGBTQ+ History Month Interviews

E-International Relations • Feb 22 2021 • Features

To celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month we asked previous contributors to E-IR whether they think the discipline of IR has made important strides to equally incorporate LGBTQ+ perspectives, ideas and histories.

Asexuality, the Internet, and the Changing Lexicon of Sexuality

Jo Teut • Aug 22 2019 • Articles

By examining the language the asexual community has created as well as how we use this language we can understand different ways of constructing sexual categories.

The Namelessness of Lives: What’s Not in a Name?

Cai Wilkinson • Aug 8 2019 • Articles

While our personal names shape perceptions, the labels used to describe our gendered selves and desires are radically different to different people across time and place.

Interview – Diako Yazdani

E-International Relations • Aug 2 2019 • Features

Kurdish Iranian filmmaker Diako Yazdani discusses his documentary film Kojin (2019) which tackles problems of homophobia in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Introducing Feminism in International Relations Theory

Sarah Smith • Jan 4 2018 • Articles

Feminist research has demonstrated the value in taking women’s experiences and contributions seriously and used that as a base to demonstrate how IR rests on, and perpetuates, gendered ideas.

Interview – Anthony J. Langlois

E-International Relations • Oct 27 2016 • Features

Anthony J. Langlois discusses his research on the relationship between International Relations Theory and Global Sexuality Politics.

Review – Sexualities in World Politics

Federica Caso • Apr 5 2015 • Features

A timely collection that reflects the contemporary zeitgeist of LGBT politics, raises important disciplinary questions, and promises to open up new dialogue within IR.

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