Author profile: Audra Mitchell

Audra Mitchell is the CIGI Chair in Global Governance and Ethics and Associate Professor at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada. She has published widely in the areas of posthumanist IR, global ethics, large-scale harm, cosmology and violence. Her current research explores the ethics of global extinction.

‘Posthuman Security’: Reflections from an Open-ended Conversation

‘Posthuman Security’: Reflections from an Open-ended Conversation

Posthuman security discourse places both of its key terms ‘posthumanism’ and ‘security’ in constant question and refuses closure into any particular vision of either.

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Posthuman Security: Reflections from an Open-ended Conversation

The discussion of ‘posthuman security’ places both of its key terms in constant question, and stubbornly refuses closure into any particular vision of either.

Can Peace-Building be an Act of Violence?

Can Peace-Building be an Act of Violence?

If the international community wishes to minimize the (inadvertent) harms of its actions, then it is necessary to give more attention to violence that may be embedded in strategies used to create peace.

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