Professor L.H.M. Ling joins PhISO Advisory Board

We are very happy and honored that Professor L.H.M. Ling accepted our humble request to become one of the members of the Honorary Board of Advisors.

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L.H.M. Ling is Professor of International Affairs, The New School. She has authored four books: Postcolonial International Relations: Conquest and Desire between Asia and the West (2002), Transforming World Politics: From Empire to Multiple Worlds (co-authored with A.M. Agathangelou, York University, 2009); The Dao of World Politics: Towards a Post- Westphalian, Worldist International Relations(2014); and Imagining World Politics: Sihar & Shenya, A Fable for Our Times (2014). Forthcoming is a monograph titled, A Worldly World Order: Epistemic Compassion for International Relations (Oxford University Press) and a co-authored volume with Payal Banerjee (Smith College), Between India and China: An Ancient Dialectic for Contemporary World Politics (Rowman & Littlefield International). Professor Ling is also editor or co-editor of four anthologies: Four Seas to One Family: Overseas Chinese and the Chinese Dream (with Tan Chung, bilingual edition, 2015); India and China: Rethinking Borders and Security (University of Michigan Press, September 2016); Theorizing International Politics from the Global South: Worlds of Difference (with Nizar Messari and Arlene B. Tickner, Routledge, forthcoming); and Decolonizing “Asia”? Unlearning Colonial/Imperial Power Relations (with Pinar Bilgin, Routledge, forthcoming). Professor Ling’s articles have appeared in International Studies Quarterly, Review in International Studies, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, International Feminist Journal of Politics, International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, positions: east asia cultures critiques, among others. From 2012-2015, Professor Ling served as Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Schools of Public Engagement (SPE). As of 2014, she is co-editor, with John M. Hobson (University of Sheffield), of a new series at Rowman & Littlefield International titled, Global Dialogues: Developing Non-Eurocentric IR and IPE.



L.H.M. Ling, “What’s in a Name? A Critical Interrogation of the Chinese School of IR,” in Richard Little, Yongjin Zhang, and Simon Chang (eds), Constructing a Chinese School(s) of IR: Ongoing Debates and Critical Assessment (London: Routledge, forthcoming).

L.H.M. Ling, “Decolonizing the International: Towards Multiple Emotional Worlds,” International Theory 6 (3) November 2014: 579-583.

Shannon Brincat and L.H.M. Ling, “Dialectics for IR: Hegel and the Dao,” article for a special issue on “Dialectics in World Politics,” Globalizations 11 (3) 2014: 1-27. Winner of the Best Paper Prize from the Theory Section of the International Studies Association (ISA), February 2015.

L.H.M. Ling, “Worlds Beyond Westphalia: Daoist Dialectics and the ‘China Threat’,” Review of International Studies 39 (3) July 2013: 549-568. Only article selected for an honorable mention from the RIS prize committee, June 2014.

L.H.M. Ling, “Journeys Beyond the West: World Orders and a 7th-Century, Buddhist Monk,” Review of International Studies (36) 2010: 225-248.


Post-Western, Post-Westphalian International Relations

Non-Western Thought and Philosophies

Culture, Aesthetics & World Politics

Daoist Dialectics

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