Author profile: Kandida Purnell

Dr Kandida Purnell is an international political sociologist with a decade of in-class and online University teaching experience in the English, Scottish, and US systems. Kandida’s research draws and builds on contemporary critical, gender, and postcolonial theory to center around the global politics of bodies and takes an interdisciplinary approach towards investigating contemporary patterns and logics of violence and (re/dis)embodiment through cases including the Covid-19 pandemic, military and other mass casualty repatriation and commemoration practices, and embodied resistance practices.

Rethinking the Body in Global Politics: Why and How?

Kandida Purnell • May 4 2021 • Articles

What is known as international relations does not come from and take place somewhere else, it happens in, to, and through every body at all times.

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