Symposia

We occasionally run discussion forums on monographs of note. They are collected here for ease of access. You’re very welcome.


Sophie Harman, Seeing Politics: Film, Visual Method, and International Relations (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019)

Laura, ‘Seeing Politics, Seeing the Self/Knowing Politics, Knowing the Self’

Simukai Chigudu, ‘A Political Ethnography of the Visual’

Jo Vearey, ‘Just Research? (Un)Seeing Politics in a Complex World’

Craig Murphy, ‘The Risky (But Critical) Business of Seeing Politics, Even Without Film’

Dean Cooper-Cunningham, ‘Showing, Speaking, Doing: How ‘Seeing Politics’ Forces Us to Rethink Epistemological and Methodological Biases in International Relations’

Sophie Harman, ‘Rejoinder: For Whom Do We Study International Politics?’


Brenna Bhandar, Colonial Lives of Property: Law, Land, and Racial Regimes of Ownership (Duke University Press, 2018)

Alvina Hoffmann, ‘Colonial Lives of Legality and Possibilities for Resistance?’

Kerry Goettlich, ‘On the British Empire Among Empires, and on Property Beyond Sovereignty’

Sara Salem, ‘Property as Futurism’

Lisa Tilley, ‘(Post)Colonial Lives of Property and the Contradictions of ‘Use”

Brenna Bhandar, ‘Property Abolitionism: Race, Colony, Body, Land’


Swati Parashar, J. Ann Tickner and Jacqui True (eds.), Revisiting Gendered States: Feminist Imaginings of the State in International Relations (Oxford University Press, 2018)

Swati Parashar, J. Ann Tickner and Jacqui True, ‘The Gendered Grammar of Modern States and Why It Matters’

Christine Agius, ‘Continuities, Ruptures, and Gendered States’

David Duriesmith, ‘Promoting Ally Politics in the Liberal State During the Age of Masculinism’

Katherine Brown, ‘To Be Or Not To Be? Islamic State as a Proto-State’

Megan MacKenzie, ‘Gendered States: What We *Really* Talk About When We Talk About the State’

Nivi, ‘States of Intersection: Beyond womenandchildren’

Shine Choi, ‘States and Stilettos’


Ben Meiches, the Politics of Annihilation: A Genealogy of Genocide (University of minnesota press, 2019)

Benjamin Meiches, ‘The Politics of Annihilation: A Symposium’

Jelena Subotic, ‘The Meaning of Genocide and the Political Stakes of Naming’

Alexander D. Barder, ‘Hegemonic Understandings of Genocide and Ontologies of Mass Violence’

Jessica Auchter, ‘New Forms of Genocide: Annihilation and the Politics of Seeing’

Myriam Fotou, ‘Revisiting Genocide: From Hegemonic Narratives to Plasticity’

Benjamin, ‘Toward a New Concept of Genocide: A Reply’


ANTOINE BOUSQUET, THE EYE OF WAR: MILITARY PERCEPTION FROM THE TELESCOPE TO THE DRONE (UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS, 2018)

Antoine Bousquet, ‘The Eye of War: A Symposium’

Katharine Hall, ‘Linear Perspective, the Modern Subject, and the Martial Gaze’

Dan Öberg, ‘Requiem for the Battlefield’

Matthew Ford, ‘Totalising the State through Vision and War’

Jairus, ‘A Martial Gaze Conscious of Itself’

Antoine, ‘Returning the Gaze: A Reply to The Eye of War Symposium’


JASBIR K. PUAR, THE RIGHT TO MAIM: Debility, Capacity, Disability (DuKE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2017)

Alison Howell, ‘The Right to Maim: A Symposium’

Sankaran Krishna, ‘Anarchy, Security, Hierarchy: Reading IR with Jasbir Puar’

Isis Nusair, ‘Spectrums of Debility and Resistance’

Nivi, ‘The right to maim: the interstitial existence between biopolitics and necropolitics’

Darcy Leigh and Cynthia Weber, ‘Settler Colonial Sovereignty: Some implications of Jasbir Puar’s conception of the sovereign right to maim’

Rahul, ‘Maiming, debility and the proliferation of the “pariah”‘

Jasbir K. Puar, ‘The Right to Maim: A Reply’


Robbie Shilliam, Race and the Undeserving Poor: From Abolition to Brexit (Agenda Publishing, 2018)

Robbie, ‘Race and the Undeserving Poor’

Sara Salem, ‘Race, Nation and Welfare: Eugenics and the Problem of the ‘Anti-Social’ Citizen’

Naeem Inayatullah, ‘Wooden Stakes: In Response to Robbie Shilliam’s Race and the Undeserving Poor’

Luke De Noronha, ‘The Mobility of Deservingness: Race, Class and Citizenship in the Wake of the ‘Windrush Scandal”

Rick Saull, ‘Seeing Class Through Race: Britain’s Racialized Moral Economy and the Construction of a ‘White Working Class”

Lisa Tilley, ‘Shilliam’s Undeserving Refusal. Or, Why a Relational Politics of Liberation Was Always (is Always) Possible’

Robbie, ‘Race and the Undeserving Poor: A Response’


Meera Sabaratnam, Decolonising Intervention: International Statebuilding in Mozambique (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017)

Decolonising Intervention front cover

Meera, ‘Decolonising Intervention: A Symposium’

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia, ‘Of Privileged Viewpoints and Representation of Subordinated Experiences’

Lee, ‘The Limits of Decolonising Intervention’

Amy Niang, ‘Intervention, Protagonismo and the Complex Sociology of Difference’

Megan Mackenzie, ‘Is It Time to Abandon International Interventions and International Relations?’

Meera, ‘On Situatedness, Knowledges and Absences: A Response to the Symposium on Decolonising Intervention’


Laust Schouenborg, International Institutions in World History: Divorcing International Relations Theory from the State and Stage Models (Routledge, 2017)
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Laust Schouenborg, ‘My personal genealogy of International Institutions in World History’

Erik Ringmar, ‘A New Language for a New World’

Cornelia Navari, ‘The Uses of Functionalism’

Yale Ferguson, ‘The Whole and Its Parts’

Benjamin de Carvalho, ‘The Report of the Death of ‘Polities’ was an Exaggeration: Comments on Laust Schouenborg’s International Institutions in World History’

Laust, ‘Reply’


Duncan Bell, Reordering the World: Essays on Liberalism and Empire (Princeton University Press, 2016)

Duncan Bell, ‘Symposium: Reordering the World’k10755

Dan Gorman, ‘All Things to All People?: Thoughts on Liberalism and Imperialism’

Inder S. Marwah, Liberalism and Empire, at the Intersection of Theory and History’

Lucian Ashworth, ‘Reordering the World and the Canadian Question’

Kathy Smits, ‘Liberalism In and Out of Time’

Richard Devetak, ‘Historcizing Liberalism and Empire: On Duncan Bell’s Reordering the World’

Duncan, On Uses of Intellectual History: Past and Present in the Critique of Liberalism’


Ali Bilgiç, TURKEY, POWER AND THE WEST: GENDERED INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND FOREIGN POLICY, (I.B. TAURUS, 2016)

Bilgic Turkey Power and the West

Ali Bilgiç, ‘Turkey, Power and the West’

Terrell Carver, ‘The View from Elsewhere Turns the World Inside Out’

Clemens Hoffmann, ‘Turkey, Power and Its Eastern Others’

Aida Hozic, ‘Of Malls and Mosques’

Swati Parashar, ‘Decoding Gender in Turkish Foreign Policy: How Ali Bilgic Gets It Right’

Ali, ‘‘You Are Fired!’ Towards the Hegemony of Neoliberal Hypermasculinity’


Cynthia Weber, QUEER INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: SOVEREIGNTY, SEXUALITY AND THE WILL TO KNOWLEDGE (OXFORD, 2016)

Weber Queer IR Cover

Cynthia Weber, ‘Queer International Relations: A Symposium’

Joan Cocks, ‘Queer International Relations (II)’

Antke Engel, ‘Queer International Relations (III)’

Cyril Ghosh, ‘Queer International Relations (IV): Queer as Method

Dianne Otto, ‘Queer International Relations (V)’

Cynthia, ‘Sovereignty, Sexuality And The Will To Trump: A Queer IR Analysis And Response’


Joe Hoover, RECONSTRUCTING HUMAN RIGHTS: A PRAGMATIST AND PLURALIST INQUIRY IN GLOBAL ETHICS (OXFORD, 2016)

Hoover Reconstructing Human Rights Cover

Joe, ‘Reconstructing Human Rights’

Karen Zivi, ‘Human Rights: A Love Story?’

Anthony, ‘Upsetting the Theory: Rights for Housing and Queers’

Kirsten Ainley, ‘Jaw-jaw, War and Law’

Elke, ‘Translating Radical Plurality in Pragmatism: A Paradox?’

Joe, ‘So Much To Say, So Much To Say: A Reply’


ROBERT VITALIS, WHITE WORLD ORDER, BLACK POWER POLITICS: THE BIRTH OF AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (CORNELL, 2015)                 

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Bob Vitalis, ‘White World Order, Black Power Politics: A Symposium’

Naeem Inayatullah, ‘No Less A Scream For It Being Artful’

Nivi, ‘An African-American Social Science: International Relations’

Srdjan, ‘What Is This Thing Called IR? A View from Howard U’

Meera, “But What On Earth Is Whiteness That One Should So Desire It?”

Bob, ‘The Author’s Response’


ROBBIE SHILLIAM, THE BLACK PACIFIC: ANTI-COLONIAL STRUGGLES AND OCEANIC CONNECTIONS (BLOOMSBURY, 2015)

The Black Pacific
Robbie,
‘The Black Pacific: Thinking Besides the Subaltern’

Heloise Weber, ‘Anti-Colonial Struggles and Oceanic Connections’

Sankaran Krishna, ‘Of Uncolonised, Spiritual Hinterlands’

Ajay Parasram, ‘”We Nah Want No Devil Philosophy”: A Note on the Decolonial Science of The Black Pacific

Olivia Rutazibwa, ‘Comforting Discomfort of Rebel Music: Some Diaspora Legba/Pākehā Reflections on Robbie Shilliam’s The Black Pacific

Robbie, ‘More Groundings’


PATRICIA OWENS, ECONOMY OF FORCE: COUNTERINSURGENCY AND THE HISTORICAL RISE OF THE SOCIAL (CAMBRIDGE, 2015)

Owens - Economy of ForcePatricia Owens, ‘Economy of Force’

Pablo, ‘Home-ology: Being a Comment on Patriarchs and Patriarchy in Economy of Force

Jairus, ‘The Stories We Tell About Killing’

Elke, ‘All Means, No End? Economies of Life Management’

Andrew Davenport, ‘Critiquing the Social: Comments on Patricia Owens’ Economy of Force

Patricia, ‘Economy of Force: A Reply’


LEE JONES, SOCIETIES UNDER SIEGE: EXPLORING HOW INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC SANCTIONS (DO NOT) WORK (Oxford, 2015)
NICK SRNICEK & ALEX WILLIAMS, INVENTING THE FUTURE: POSTCAPITALISM AND A WORLD WITHOUT WORK (Verso, 2015)
Srnicek and Williams Inventing the Future

Nick and Alex Williams, ‘Inventing the Future’

Steven Shaviro, ‘Accelerationism Without Accelerationism’

Joseph Kay, ‘Postcapitalist Ecology: A Comment on Inventing the Future

Sophie Lewis and David M. Bell, ‘(Why We Can’t) Let the Machines Win: A Response to Inventing the Future

Aggie Hirst and Tom Houseman, ‘Pyrrhicc Victories: The Endgames of Accelerationist Efficacy’

Joe, ‘Myths of Invention’

Nick and Alex, ‘Reinventing the Future’


Megan Daigle, From Cuba With Love: Sex and Money in the Twenty-First Century (California, 2015)

Megan, ‘From Cuba With Love’

Rahul, ‘Love in the Time of El Período Especial’

Dunja Fehimovic, ‘Love, Discomfort and the Language of Tribe’

Nivi, ‘The “Affectual” Jockeys of Havana’

Pablo, ‘Knowing Like a Jinetera’

Megan, ‘Darkness and Light: Revisiting Cuba’


Lauren Wilcox, Bodies of Violence: Theorizing Embodied Subjects in International Relations (Oxford, 2015)

Lauren Wilcox, ‘Theorizing Embodied Subjects in International Relations’

Kevin McSorley, Violence, Norms and Embodiment’

Alison Howell, ‘Bodies, and Violence: Thinking With and Beyond Feminist IR’

Pablo, ‘Bodies, What Matter?’

Antoine, ‘Secular Bodies of Pain and the Posthuman Martial Corps’

Lauren, ‘Theorizing Embodiment and Making Bodies ‘Matter”


Barry Buzan and George Lawson, The Global Transformation: History, Modernity and the Making of International Relations (Cambridge, 2015)

Buzan and Lawson - The Global Transformation

Barry Buzan and George Lawson,
The Global Transformation: The Making of the Modern World

Julian Go, Closet Postcolonialists? On Buzan and Lawson’s Global Transformation

Jeppe Mulich, ‘Modernity is Everything; Empires are Everywhere’

Jamie, ‘When Ernest Met Leon’

Barry and George, The Global Transformation: A Response’


Alex Anievas, Capital, the State, and War: Class Conflict and Geopolitics in the Thirty Years Crisis (Michigan, 2014)

Anievas - Capital, the State and War

Alex Anievas, ‘Rethinking the Geopolitics of Capitalist Modernity in the Era of the Two World Wars’

Campbell Craig, ‘The Risks of Method’

Mark Rupert, ‘Reflections of a Codger’

Kamran Matin, ‘A Note on the Relation of Uneven and Combined Development to Historical Materialism’

Alex, ‘Deciphering ‘the International’ in History and Theory’


John M. Hobson, The Eurocentric Conception of World Politics: Western International Theory, 1760-2010 (Cambridge, 2012)

Hobson - Eurocentric Conception of World Politics

John Hobson, ‘Re-Visioning Eurocentrism: A Symposium’

Meera, ‘The Citadel Has Been Blown Up. Hurray! Next? A Response to Hobson’

Srdjan, ‘A Foolish Discipline?’

Brett Bowden, ‘Eurocentrism and More’

John, ‘Eurocentrism, Racism: What’s in a Word?: A Reply to Bowden, Sabaratnam and Vucetic’


Patrick Thaddeus Jackson, The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations: Philosophy of Social Science and Its Implications for the Study of World Politics (Routledge, 2011)

Jackson - Conduct of Inquiry Cover

Pablo, ‘Demarcation Problems: The Conduct of Inquiry Between Politics and Methodology’

Joe, ‘Freeing the Pluralist Imagination; Or, On The Wisdom of Escaping Weber’s “Iron Cage”‘

Nick, ‘Inference and Scientific Progress in International Relations’

Meera, ‘Of Consensus and Controversy: The Matrix Reloaded’

Patrick Jackson‘Reply One’, ‘Reply Two’, ‘Reply Three’ (all at The Duck of Minerva)


 

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