Author profile: Federica Caso

Federica Caso

Federica Caso is a PhD candidate at the University of Queensland where she is completing a thesis on the body and the militarisation of western post-conscription societies. She is co-editor of Popular Culture and World Politics: Theories, Methods, Pedagogies (E-International Relations, 2015), and her work features in The Journal of Critical Military Studies and more recently in the edited volume Popular Geopolitics: Plotting an Evolving Interdiscipline (ed. by Saunders and Strukov, Routledge, 2018). You can follow her on Twitter @Federica_Caso.

Visualising the Drone: War Art as Embodied Resistance

Visualising the Drone: War Art as Embodied Resistance

War art belongs to an aesthetics that is derived from practical and real-world encounters, and which sets to apprehend the world via sense-based and affective processes.

On the Importance of Speaking As Well As Hearing: A Response to Swati Parashar

On the Importance of Speaking As Well As Hearing: A Response to Swati Parashar

Speaking and hearing are not necessarily opposite terms. They are part of the politics of silence and its ambivalence. Speaking creates meanings and forges connections.

Review – Emotions, Politics and War

Review – Emotions, Politics and War

This volume explores the nexus between emotions, world politics, and war and argues that IR debates should tackle the political dimensions of emotions.

Review – Sexing War/Policing Gender

Review – Sexing War/Policing Gender

Åhäll’s volume explores cultural representations of female political agency and female political violence through the metanarrative of motherhood.

Review – Sexualities in World Politics

Review – Sexualities in World Politics

A timely collection that reflects the contemporary zeitgeist of LGBT politics, raises important disciplinary questions, and promises to open up new dialogue within IR.

Review – Homosexualities, Muslim Cultures and Modernity

Review – Homosexualities, Muslim Cultures and Modernity

Despite minor methodological shortcomings Rahman’s book is an excellent and stimulating work for readers who focus on the role identity plays in politics.

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