Thinking Global Podcast – The Relaxed Book Club (Episode 2.)
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In this week’s episode of the Think globally podcast, members of the E-International Relations podcast team talk about what they’ve been reading lately, as part of our ‘Laid-Back Book Club’ series. Here, Marianna Karakoulaki (@Faloulah) – Director of E-International Relations and Article Editor – en Think globally‘s own Edward Curry (@edwarddcurry5) chat with Kieran (@kieranjomeara) about what they have recently read. If you would like to join the podcast team as an editorial assistant, check out our recruitment page.
Marianna Karakoulaki explains how she enjoyed reading: Politics and the other scene by Etienne Balibar, Theory of the boundary by Thomas Nagel, The vulnerable observer by Ruth Behar, and how she’s really looking forward to reading Cynthia Enloe’s Twelve feminist war lessons. For more information on this last item, check out the Think globally interview with Cynthia Enloe here.
Edward Curry discusses The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict by Elbridge A. Colby, which analyzes Colby’s discourse on China’s geopolitical positionality. Edward also mentions Anthony Gottlieb’s The dream of enlightenment: the rise of modern philosophy. In addition, Edward explores his thoughts on some articles he has recently read on the law of the sea and the politics of the Arctic Circle.
Finally, Kieran explains what he has read. Kieran talks about his two favorite books of the summer: On revolutions: unruly politics in the contemporary world by Colin J. Beck (et.al) and the late Tracy B. Strong’s Politics without vision: thinking without restraint in the twentieth century. In addition, Kieran explains two articles that he enjoyed reading. The first explores the revitalization of the interpretivist foundations of the English School, by Mark Bevir and Ian Hall, and the second on how international society is conceived as the best possible international order or as a ‘second best’, by Chris Brown .
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