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Monthly podcast from thedisorderthings.com

    Roundtable On The Intimacies Of Four Continents

    Roundtable On The Intimacies Of Four Continents

    This podcast is a recording of a roundtable hosted at the 2020 Annual Conference of Millennium: Journal of International Studies - 'Entanglements and Detachments in World Politics'.

    Disordering “The Intimacies of Four Continents”: A Reading Group

    Chair: Meera Sabaratnam
    Participants: Rahul Rao, Joe Hoover, Paul Kirby, Nivi Manchanda, Charmaine Chua, Srdjan Vucetic

    Abstract

    This panel brings together members of the collective blog The Disorder of Things to read and comment on Lisa Lowe’s book The Intimacies of Four Continents. Centrally concerned with the nature of historical entanglements, Lowe’s work locates what has been understood as liberal humanism within the matrix of empire, racial hierarchies and interconnectedness that transformed the world in recent centuries. The contributors to this round table will read the book and discuss its general arguments plus the specific contributions of each chapter, as well as reflecting on how the methods, analysis and conclusions of Lowe’s book may contribute to shifting our understanding of the international and future directions for research. Audience members are also encouraged to read and participate in the discussion. The panel aims to record the discussion to publish as a podcast on The Disorder of Things blog.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Decolonising Peace EUPRA-AFK 2017

    Decolonising Peace EUPRA-AFK 2017

    This is a recording of a keynote address given on March 16th 2017 at the AFK-EUPRA Joint Conference by Meera Sabaratnam, entitled 'Decolonising Peace and Conflict Studies'. The text notes are available at The Disorder of Things.

    • 33 min
    Logistics - Violence, Empire And Resistance

    Logistics - Violence, Empire And Resistance

    Logistics - Violence, Empire And Resistance by The Dissonance of Things

    • 49 min
    Decolonising The Academy

    Decolonising The Academy

    In this month's podcast I'm joined Dalia Gebrial from Rhodes Must Fall Oxford and two stalwarts of TDOT, Meera and Robbie, to discuss 'Decolonising the Academy'. We take a look at the Rhodes Must Fall campaign and its implications for understanding the relationship between higher education, coloniality and 'race'. We also ask why is my curriculum white? What can be done change the way in which knowledge is produced and taught in universities? Finally, we explore how decolonising the academy might relate to anti-colonial and anti-racist struggles taking place outside of the university.

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    • 55 min
    Leftist Foreign Policy After Corbyn

    Leftist Foreign Policy After Corbyn

    Leftist Foreign Policy After Corbyn by The Dissonance of Things

    • 1 hr
    The Arms Trade And Its Discontents

    The Arms Trade And Its Discontents

    Further resources, including articles discussed in the podcast:

    Stop the Arms Fair
    Lara Montesinos Coleman (2015) 'Ethnography, Commitment, and Critique: Departing from Activist Scholarship', International Political Sociology, 9(3)
    Richard Perkins and Eric Neumayer (2010) 'The Organized Hypocrisy of Ethical Foreign Policy: Human Rights, Democracy and Western Arms Sales', Geoforum, 41(2)
    Susanne Therese Hansen and Nicholas Marsh (2015) 'Normative Power and Organised Hypocrisy: European Union Member States' Arms Exports to Libya', European Security, 24(2)
    Emma Mayhew (2005) 'A Dead Giveaway: A Critical Analysis of New Labour's Rationales for Supporting Military Exports', Contemporary Security Policy, 26(1)
    Anna Stavrianakis (2006) 'Call to Arms: The University as a Site of Militarised Capitalism and a Site of Struggle', Millennium, 35(1)

    • 1 hr 4 min

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