Post Tagged with: "Conflict"

Colonial Politics of Digital Security Interfaces

Colonial Politics of Digital Security Interfaces

When juxtaposing quantified data, digital territories, data visualization and security they end up reifying and perpetuating colonial practices and imaginaries.

Review – The Future of War

Review – The Future of War

Freedman employs an inter-disciplinary approach to explore the many failed predictions on the future of war and encourages a healthy scepticism towards them.

Interview – Anne-Kathrin Kreft

Interview – Anne-Kathrin Kreft

Anne-Kathrin Kreft talks about the discourse and perceptions around conflict-related sexual violence and reflects on the affects of sensitive fieldwork on researchers.

U.S. Marines with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment maneuver from a chemically gassed area during Exercise Bougainville II at the Pohakuloa Training Area, Island of Hawaii, Oct. 20, 2018. Exercise Bougainville II is the 2nd part of the pre-deployment workup focusing on platoon and company level exercises. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ricky Gomez)

Review – Thucydides on Choice and Decision Making: Why War is Not Inevitable

Ilias Kouskouvelis’ latest book provides a meticulous content analysis of Thucydides’ work, which focuses on choice and decision-making in relation to war and peace.

Interview – Toni Haastrup

Interview – Toni Haastrup

Toni Haastrup discusses the importance of Black History Month, challenges faced by the African Union, the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, EU-AU relations and Brexit.

Interview – Costas Constantinou

Interview – Costas Constantinou

Costas Constantinou discusses the application of IR theory to diplomacy, the gap between scholarship on diplomacy and practice, plus the Cyprus Problem and identity.

Interview – Angelika Rettberg

Interview – Angelika Rettberg

Angelika Rettberg talks about her forthcoming book on war economies and post-war crime, the role of resources in the conflict in Colombia and the recent peace agreement.

Review – Thucydides on the Outbreak of War

Review – Thucydides on the Outbreak of War

Jaffe’s excellent and accessible book deals with the state of the art literature on realism and constructivism and challenges realist interpretations of Thucydides.

Interview – Lucy Scott

Interview – Lucy Scott

Lucy Scott tells us about her PhD research on the British military intervention in Sierra Leone, the legacy of the intervention and gives her advice to young scholars.

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Mandelbaum’s book is an analytically flawed, contradictory and unconventional piece of realist scholarship that considers the instability of the post-Cold War period.

Interview – George Butler

Interview – George Butler

Reportage artist, George Butler, talks to us about his work drawing the news in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, as well the future for young Syrians and his Hands Up Foundation.

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