Post Tagged with: "Sovereignty"

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

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

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.

Exposing the Universality of Human Rights as a False Premise

Exposing the Universality of Human Rights as a False Premise

In order to promote mobilisations clarity is necessary about the role currently played by human rights instruments in upholding an outdated conception of sovereignty.

The Cultural ‘Therapeutics’ of Sovereignty in the Context of Forced Migration

The Cultural ‘Therapeutics’ of Sovereignty in the Context of Forced Migration

State therapeutic apparatuses are based on a false premise that immigrants are incapable of acquiring the behaviours, language and cultural values of the host country.

Interview – William Maley

Interview – William Maley

Prof. William Maley discusses responses to the refugee crisis, the effect of the state system on the crisis, Afghanistan’s future and his advice to young scholars.

What Is Sovereignty? Lessons from the UK

What Is Sovereignty? Lessons from the UK

As Britain embarks to find a new place in the world and as other powers vow to defend their sovereignty, the world seems even more confused and the debate remains open.

The Effect of the Intervention in Libya on the International Debate about Syria

The Effect of the Intervention in Libya on the International Debate about Syria

The intervention in Libya was seen by non-Western states as a dangerous legal precedent undermining the status state sovereignty had been given under international law.

Palestine in Britain: Sovereignty and Diplomacy After Balfour

Palestine in Britain: Sovereignty and Diplomacy After Balfour

Palestinians should move to express freedom and dignity through an extended notion of sovereignty that will not be mediated by statist diplomatic practices.

Interview – Benjamin Habib

Interview – Benjamin Habib

Dr. Habib talks about the meaning of the Paris Agreement, environmental politics in North Korea, and the problems with sovereignty in a static territorial system.

Transatlantic Sovereignty Games: What Makes the US and the EU ‘Hang Together’?

Transatlantic Sovereignty Games: What Makes the US and the EU ‘Hang Together’?

Drawing on an analytical framework based on ‘sovereignty games’ this essay explores the roles of money in (re)constructing relations between the USA and the EU.

Taken at the US/Mexican Border at Border Field State Park in Southern California.

Down on the beach, the fence at the International Border isn't exactly a huge barrier.  Many families meet up here for various reasons.

This type of thing makes the Border Patrol nervous because there's been a history of people passing drugs and money through the fence.

The guy on the right is Richard Wong -- he was chatting with a random person at the fence.  The guy on the left was meeting up with his family.

Border Thinking and the Experiential Epistemologies of International Relations

Borders cannot be understood separate from the bodies they affect and form. The geopolitics of knowledge cannot be separated from the experience of borders.

Interview – Walter D. Mignolo

Interview – Walter D. Mignolo

Professor Walter D. Mignolo discusses the geo- and body-political dimensions of knowledge as the energy fuelling border thinking and decoloniality.

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