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Read Essay: "After Liberal Hegemony: Advent of a Multiplex World Order"


Recent Essays (for copies of these and other essays by me for personal use, email me at

“Why is there no Non-Western International Relations Theory? Ten years on”, by Amitav Acharya and Barry Buzan, International Relations of the Asia Pacific, DOI: Published: 07 July 2017

“Theorising the international relations of Asia: necessity or indulgence? Some reflections,” The Pacific Review,30th Anniversary Special Issue, Published online: 25 Apr 2017,


Free download: ISQ’s “highly cited articles”: “Global International Relations (IR) and Regional Worlds: A New Agenda for International Studies,” Amitav Acharya, International Studies Quarterly (2014) 58 (4): 647-659.



Trump's World, ASEAN@50: Op-eds and Lectures 


"World Order in the Age of Trump" (watch video), lecture at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore on 1 February 2017. It was followed by book signing event featuring my two books: The End of American World Order (Polity 2014) and Why Govern: Rethinking Demand and Progress in Global Governance (Cambridge 2017). The lecture was chaired by Dean Kishore Mahbubani of the LKY School. 

Financial Times: "The emerging powers can be saviours of the global liberal order", 19 Jan 2017. Access here English and Mandarin and English (for subscribers)

YaleGlobal:  "Donald Trump as President: Does It Mark a Rise of Illiberal Globalism?", 22 Jan 2017. Access here 

ASEAN@50, Lecture at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore 1 Feb 2017 (watch video)





Glimpses of my ISA Presidency 2014-15Presidential Address to the 55th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Toronto, March, 27 2014 More Photos 

Watch Presidential Address: Part I, Part II
A Tweet from Bourbon Street"Exciting, Challenging, Fulfilling" - Amitav Acharya completes his term as President of the ISA (2014-15) at the 58th ISA Convention, New Orleans, February 18-21, 2015

ISA President Amitav Acharya with the program of the 56th Annual Convention of the ISA in New Orleans Feb 18-21, 2015. With him are Executive Director Tom Volgy (to his right) and incoming ISA President Paul Diehl.