History of International Relations Textbook

The author

Erik Ringmar is professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Ibn Haldun University, Istanbul, Turkey. He has a PhD in political science from Yale University and taught for 12 years in the Government Department at the London School of Economics, and for seven years as a professor of international politics at Shanghai Jiaotong University, in Shanghai, China.  Erik has written five books and some 50 academic articles exploring the history of international relations both from European and non-European perspectives. His CV is here. His next book will deal with dance and international politics.

Democracy, said Joseph Schumpeter is not a way for the people to rule, but a mechanism to get rid of incompetent leaders. What is left of democracy if Schumpeter is right? A hell of a lot, it turns out. Go democracy! https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/16/us/politics/biden-administration-executive-action-legislation.html?smid=tw-share

He'll be great. Pro-EU, pro-immigrants. As long as Germany stays sane, all Europeans will be OK, and lot's of non-Europeans too. Apparently he is known as "Turkish Armin."🇹🇷🇩🇪

What an extraordinarily decent Republican. Pure sanity, humanity, self-awareness. I never thought those adjectives could be attached to a member of the GOP. He's only been a Congressman for 11 days though. Let's see where he ends up in the years ahead. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/15/podcasts/the-daily/impeachment-peter-meijer-trump.html?smid=tw-share

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