SD Podcast Number 29: James Der Derian & Alex Wendt: Special Issue on Becoming War
We talk to James Der Derian and Alex Wendt, editors of the Special Issue on Quantizing International Relations. They explain the motivation for their recent collaboration and why they believe International Relations still needs to grapple with the implications of quantum science, both at the level of social theory and the ramifications of resulting technological breakthroughs. We also discuss the origins of their long-standing interests in quantum theory, situating the latest work within their wider scholarly trajectories. Hosted by Antoine Bousquet.
For this episode LAP coordinator Alex Scott met with LAP associate managing editor Steve Ellner to discuss his edited book titled Latin America’s Pink Tide: Breakthroughs and Shortcomings, recent events in progressive politics in Latin America and the current state of the pink tide
In this episode, we talk to Natalie Cook about her recent article on the food embargo imposed on Qatar by its regional neighbours in 2017 and the wider geopolitics of food it exemplifies. We discuss the long-standing persistence of the idea of “food as a weapon”, the entanglement of food security...
Guest host Michael Richardson speaks to the editors of the Special Issue on Becoming War (Vol. 51, No. 2-3). Drawing on their introductory article and all the contributions to the special issue, Antoine Bousquet, Jairus Grove, and Nisha Shah explain why they believe a new approach to the study of...