E-International Relations

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E-International Relations (E-IR) is an open-access website covering international relations and international politics. Its editor-in-chief is Stephen McGlinchey. The website has published since November 2007, and was incorporated as a non-profit organisation in 2011.[1] It is listed under "sites of related interest" by the London School of Economics[2] and is recommended by leading professors and diplomats.[3] Its articles have been cited by the Wall Street Journal's blog,[4] The Brookings Institution's website,[5] World Affairs,[citation needed] the Stanley Foundation's website,[6] The Daily Beast,[7] and the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect.[8] It is indexed by the Human Security Gateway.[9]

E-IR contains a mixture of open access books, articles, essays, and features, broadly aimed at students and scholars of international politics. Prominent contributors have included Ted Robert Gurr,[10] Harsh V. Pant,[11] Charles J. Dunlap, Jr.,[12] Rohan Gunaratna,[13] Anand Menon, Barry Rubin, I. William Zartman, Immanuel Wallerstein, Jolyon Howorth, John Redwood, Brian Barder and Stephen Chan.

The site also runs a student essay award,[14] and has ventured into publishing free textbooks for students.


  1. ^ "e-IR » About". E-ir.info. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  2. ^ "Sites of related interest - Sites of related interest - Department of International Relations - Home". .lse.ac.uk. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  3. ^ United Kingdom (2011-10-31). "Was the International Intervention in Libya a Success?". Uniofsurreyblogs.org.uk. Retrieved 2011-12-21. [not in citation given]
  4. ^ Johnson, Keith (2008-02-14). "Green Ink: The Political Climate - Environmental Capital - WSJ". Blogs.wsj.com. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  5. ^ June 2010 —. "Human Rights: A Means of Engaging North Korea - Brookings Institution". Brookings.edu. Archived from the original on 2010-08-22. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  6. ^ "The Stanley Foundation,". The Stanley Foundation. 1990-01-06. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  7. ^ "The History Of Liberal Islam - The Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - The Daily Beast". Andrewsullivan.thedailybeast.com. 2012-01-01. Retrieved 2012-01-08. 
  8. ^ "e-IR Publishes Essay Collection on RtoP: Challenges and Opportunities In Light of the Libya Intervention". ICRtoP Blog. 2011-11-22. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  9. ^ "The Anatomy of a Crisis: Perspectives on the 2009 Iranian Election". Human Security Gateway. 2009-06-01. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  10. ^ Ted Robert Gurr
  11. ^ Harsh V. Pant
  12. ^ Charles J. Dunlap, Jr.
  13. ^ Rohan Gunaratna
  14. ^ Essay Award

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