Dr Meera Sabaratnam
BA (Hons) (Oxon), MSc, PhD (LSE), FHEA
Lecturer in International Relations
- Dr Meera Sabaratnam
- Email address:
- 020 7898 4722
- SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
- Russell Square: College Buildings
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- Office Hours:
- Mondays 2:30-4 and by appointment
Meera Sabaratnam is Lecturer in International Relations. Prior to this, she was a Temporary Lecturer in Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge and LSE Fellow in the Department of International Relations at LSE. She co-edited Volume 37 of Millennium: Journal of International Studies from 2007-8 and served as Reviews Editor for the Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding from 2010-13. She currently co-convenes the Colonial, Postcolonial and Decolonial Working Group of the British International Studies Association (http://cpdbisa.wordpress.com)
Her research focuses on North-South relations, as manifested in both theory and political discourse. She is interested in practices of statebuilding, development and authority-projection across time and space, as well as the forms of political response and organisation to which these give rise. Her geographical focuses are southern Africa and the Indian Ocean. She also blogs on research and other matters at The Disorder of Things (http://www.thedisorderofthings.com).
North-South Relations, International Relations Theory, postcolonial and feminist approaches, interpretive methods, global historical sociology, conflict, development and intervention, the Indian Ocean region, southern Africa
Edited Books or Journal Volumes
Campbell, Susanna and Chandler, David and Sabaratnam, Meera, eds. (2011) A Liberal Peace? The Problems and Practices of Peacebuilding. London: Zed Books.
Sabaratnam, Meera (2013) 'History repeating? Colonial, socialist and liberal statebuilding in Mozambique.' In: Chandler, David and Sisk, Timothy D., (eds.), Routledge handbook of International Statebuilding. London: Routledge.
Sabaratnam, Meera (2011) 'The Liberal Peace? A Brief Intellectual History of International Conflict Management, 1990-2010.' In: Campbell, Susanna and Chandler, David and Sabaratnam, Meera, (eds.), A Liberal Peace? The Problems and Practices of Peacebuilding. London: Zed Books.
Sabaratnam, Meera (2011) 'Situated Critiques of Intervention: Mozambique and the Diverse Politics of Response.' In: Campbell, Susanna and Chandler, David and Sabaratnam, Meera, (eds.), A Liberal Peace? The Problems and Practices of Peacebuilding. London: Zed Books.
Hoover, Joe and Sabaratnam, Meera and Schouenborg, Laust (2011) 'Introduction.' In: Hoover, Joe and Sabaratnam, Meera and Schouenborg, Laust, (eds.), Interrogating Democracy in World Politics. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon England; New York: Routledge.
Sabaratnam, Meera (2015) 'Staging a Battle, Losing the Wars? International Studies, ‘Science’ and the Neoliberalisation of the University.' Millennium - Journal of International Studies, 43 (3). pp. 975-979.
Sabaratnam, Meera (2013) 'Avatars of Eurocentrism in the critique of the liberal peace.' Security Dialogue, 44 (3). pp. 259-278.
Sabaratnam, Meera (2011) 'IR in Dialogue... but Can We Change the Subjects? A Typology of Decolonising Strategies for the Study of World Politics.' Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 39 (3). pp. 781-803.