Publication: Where is the Asia Pacific in mainstream international relations scholarship on the Anthropocene?

Simangan, Dahlia (2019) “Where is the Asia Pacific in Mainstream International Relations Scholarship on the Anthropocene?” The Pacific Review, online first. doi:10.1080/09512748.2020.1732452. Abstract. Some scientists propose that the Earth has entered the Anthropocene—a new geological age in which human activities have become the driving force behind global environmental changes. Several disciplines outside the natural sciences have engaged … Continue reading Publication: Where is the Asia Pacific in mainstream international relations scholarship on the Anthropocene?

Publication: Where is the Anthropocene? IR in a new geological epoch

Simangan, Dahlia (2020) Where is the Anthropocene? IR in a new geological epoch. International Affairs 96(1): 211-224. Open access here until April 2020. Abstract. Several disciplines outside the natural sciences, including International Relations (IR), have engaged with the Anthropocene discourse in order to theorize their relevance and translate their practical value in this new phase of … Continue reading Publication: Where is the Anthropocene? IR in a new geological epoch

Conference: State of Peacebuilding Conference, 2019, Austria

The Austrian Study Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR) held its annual State of Peacebuilding (StoP Conference) at Stadtschalaining in Austria from 9 to 10 December 2019. A small group of scholars (about 15) from around the world was invited to participate and share their work related to war and peace in the post-human … Continue reading Conference: State of Peacebuilding Conference, 2019, Austria

Conference: Earth System Governance Conference in Oaxaca, Mexico

The 2019 Earth System Governance (ESG) Conference in Oaxaca, Mexico was my first to attend the Earth System Governance conference, and I have to say the organizers raised a high bar. I enjoyed the culturally significant welcome reception, the beautiful historical venues for the parallel sessions, and the enriching discussion on sustainability and peace. Plus, I … Continue reading Conference: Earth System Governance Conference in Oaxaca, Mexico