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May 17, 2021

In this episode, we talk to Natalie Koch 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...


Apr 1, 2021

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...


Feb 18, 2021

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 war is required...