‘Breaking Bad’ potentially disrupts how we conceptualize resilience by opening up thinking space to consider who has the right (or opportunity) to be resilient.
Culture, Security, Identity – Newcastle University
Culture, Security, Identity (CSI) is a blog from the community of scholars and research students based in Politics at Newcastle University. The blog explores the critique of dominant narratives and discourses of IR but eschews doctrinaire approaches that are blind to the particular, to issues of race, class and gender, or that insist upon the deployment of simple problem-solving theories.
We live in an era of the devaluation of knowledge in which the difference between ‘truth’ and ‘lies’ does not count anymore; this makes electorates prone to populism.
In various ways feminists continue to draw our attention to how gender underpins the political and economics of security.
Does the movie ‘Eye in the Sky’ really provide insight into targeted killing? Here are four reasons why we ought to be suspicious.
While ongoing crises present challenges in the classroom, they also provide opportunities to demonstrate that EU politics is important for students
In a world of low oil prices, local content can make petro-development more realistic for African oil and gas producers, not less.
One year ago a global cry that ‘Black Lives Matter’ arose in a response to black deaths in the USA. But shouldn’t black lives, not just black deaths, matter?
Infrastructure and related security discourses on connectivity and flow provide crucial insights into our understanding of the vulnerabilities of contemporary, urban life
Memorialisation in the Flanders raises important questions about bearing testimony to the place of an atrocity without prescribing a right and proper from of response.
Bhutan’s recent upset victory over Sri Lanka in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers should be seen as an apt analogy for Bhutan’s wider presence in the international community.
The experience of East Asian states cannot be easily replicated, as the ability of a state to undergo structural transformation is limited by the existing conditions.
As the study of popular culture gains momentum, it is important that the sub-field not reproduce the broader analytic and political shortcomings of the discipline of IR.