Author profile: Maïa Pal

Maïa Pal is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Oxford Brookes University. Her work reconstructs modern histories of European state formation and their empires through the practice of extraterritorial jurisdiction.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Marxism, Migrants and Borders

Maïa Pal • Jun 24 2019 • Student Features

Marxist IR theory challenges the notion of borders by focusing on the injustices capitalism creates.

Introducing Marxism in International Relations Theory

Maïa Pal • Feb 25 2018 • Articles

Karl Marx wrote that philosophy is often too concerned with interpreting the world, when the real point is to change it. Marxism answers that call by challenging dominant ideas such as capitalism and the state.

The Past Is Dead. Long Live the Past! A Manifesto for (Teaching) Social Change

Maïa Pal • Jul 17 2015 • Articles

Historiography becomes not only a valuable object of study, but also a crucial reminder that every present has its own version of the past.

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