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Culture(s) in International Relations

Edited By Grażyna Michałowska and Hanna Schreiber

This book presents a critical reflection on how the presence of «culture» in theory and practice of international relations is reflected in International Relations as a research field. The authors analyze culture in International Relations scholarship and evaluate culture in the practice of International Relations, as well as in International Law. The contemporary social sciences have put culture on a pedestal. The proliferation of the meanings associated with the notion of what culture is, has gone very far. The results of analyses presented in this book are meant to contribute to solving the existing confusion, to identify the research fields in IR where culture appears.

Grażyna Michałowska is a Professor at the Institute of International Relations, Faculty of Political Science and International Studies, University of Warsaw. Her research interests focus on international cultural relations and international human rights law.

Hanna Schreiber is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of International Relations, Faculty of Political Science and International Studies, University of Warsaw. Her research interests and practical experience include international cultural heritage law, with a special focus on the UNESCO normative framework.