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Olivia Umurerwa Rutazibwa

opposition to coloniality, even in the most ‘benign’ of research and policy areas, like international aid and humanitarianism. Coloniality can be understood as the perpetuation of colonial systems and technologies of domination into the present. As discussed by scholars such as Quijano, Grosfoguel, Dussel and Ndlovu-Gatsheni, the concept of decoloniality encourages systemic and historical analysis of the organised (re)production of injustice and mass human suffering. Formal colonialism (which arguably existed from 1492 to the 1960s) and transatlantic

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Cathrine Brun
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Cindy Horst

literature on civic humanitarianism and humanitarianism embedded in social practice – with inspiration from relational ethics, such as feminist ethics of care ( Held, 2010 ; Robinson, 2011 ), communitarian or contextualised ethics ( Gouws and van Zyl, 2015 ; Imafidon, 2022 ; Metz, 2013 ; Rapatsa, 2016 ) and decolonial ethics ( Dunford, 2017 ; Hutchings, 2019 ) – we identify four elements of a relational ethics: (1) solidarity, responsibility and justice; (2) identity and belonging; (3

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Amanda Alencar
and
Julia Camargo

. Gutiérrez-Rodríguez , E. ( 2010 ), Migration, Domestic Work and Affect: A Decolonial Approach on Value and the Feminization of Labor ( New York and London : Routledge ). Hackl , A. (ed.) and ILO ( 2021 ), Digital Refugee Livelihoods and Decent Work: Towards Inclusion in a Fairer Digital

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Corporations, Celebrities and the Construction of the Entrepreneurial Refugee Woman
Annika Bergman Rosamond
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Catia Gregoratti

beyond borders. Yet, UNHCR-endorsed corporate and celebrity humanitarians are located within immense privilege and power, as well as being immersed in the colonial, gendered and capitalist logics of humanitarianism, rather than being wedded to the transformation of the global order and decoloniality ( Bergman Rosamond, 2015 , 2016 ). Directly relevant is also the contention that humanitarian actors, many of whom are located within a neoliberal feminist logic

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Megan Daigle
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Sarah Martin
, and
Henri Myrttinen

. and Björkdahl , A. ( 2015 ), ‘ The “Field” in the Age of Intervention: Power, Legitimacy, and Authority Versus the “Local” ’, Millennium , 44 : 1 , 23 – 44 . Rutazibwa , O. U. ( 2019 ), ‘ What’s There to Mourn? Decolonial Reflections on (the End of

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
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Alister Wedderburn

affairs. Decolonial scholars have sought to excavate IR’s roots in colonial thought and practice, suggesting with Naeem Inayatullah and David Blaney that ‘IR fails to confront seriously the role of colonialism, neocolonialism, and various postcolonial responses to colonialism and its legacies … [because] the current shape of IR is itself partly a legacy of colonialism’ ( 2004 : 2). Scholars working on race and racism have built on these insights to argue first that the birth of IR as an academic discipline was inspired by concerns regarding the maintenance and

in Humour, subjectivity and world politics
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Repellent Fence and trans-Indigenous time-space at the US–Mexico border
Caren Kaplan

’ diverse tribal affiliations but also, as they put it, by the ‘intersecting’ of ‘all sorts of media’ which are ‘at the heart of the very systems we critique, such as the global economy’. 40 This form of ‘reimagined ceremony’ shifts ‘de-colonial practice’ to an ‘enquiry-based and discursive process underpinned by Indigenous knowledge systems’. 41 Although Repellent Fence was one of the first projects conceived by the group in their early days, it took almost a decade to bring it into being. The distinctive bright yellow balloons were inspired by a commercial

in Drone imaginaries
Halvard Leira
and
Benjamin de Carvalho

slave trade, in the analyses of international relations past and present. This would also necessitate an engagement with empires and imperialism. Since then, there has been an impressive growth in post-colonial and decolonial studies in and around IR. However, explicit engagements with the ocean in general (with the notable exception of Shilliam’s ( 2015 ) exploration of The Black Pacific ; see also

in The Sea and International Relations
France’s response to Turkey’s changing relations with its diaspora
Ayca Arkilic

/viewform 165 A. Quijano, ‘Coloniality of power and Eurocentrism in Latin America’, International Sociology 15:2 (2000), 215–32; W. Mignolo and E. Walsh, On Decoloniality: Concepts, Analytics and Praxis (Durham: Duke University Press, 2018). 166 F. Atalay, ‘Fransa

in Diaspora diplomacy