This paper elaborates on three propositions for converging the liberal pursuit of peace and the global pursuit of survival in the Anthropocene.
The coronavirus pandemic is the Anthropocene materialized.
The mainstream scholarship needs to engage with the Asia-Pacific experience(s) in the Anthropocene considering the region’s vulnerability to the challenges of the Anthropocene and, at the same time, responsibility for increased anthropogenic factors.
How is the IR discipline engaging with the Anthropocene discourse? This review reveals that existing IR publications on the Anthropocene locates the non-spatial narratives of vulnerability and historical injustice, the non-modernist understanding of nature, the agency of the vulnerable, and the amplification of security issues in the Anthropocene.
9-10 December 2019