SD Podcast Number 30 - Natalie Cook; Food as a Weapon? The Geopolitics of Food and the Qatar–Gulf Rift
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 with discourses on territorial sovereignty, nationalism and geography, and the use of mixed methods to investigate complex empirical terrains. 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
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...
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...