Interview – Rita Floyd

E-International Relations • May 2 2021 • Features

Rita Floyd talks about just securitization theory, whether Covid-19 has been morally securitised, and the ‘loosening of security.’

The Ideological Securitization of COVID-19: Perspectives from the Right and the Left

Ugo Gaudino • Jul 28 2020 • Articles

The protection of physical safety, above all in times of pandemics, appears to be a mutually shared national security issue to treat in an objective and rational fashion.

Analyzing Jair Bolsonaro’s COVID-19 War Metaphors

Bolsonaro’s militaristic rhetoric construing the notion that the COVID-19 threat is external gives rise to a false sense of stability and internal security.

Interview – Issac Kfir

E-International Relations • Aug 20 2019 • Features

Issac Kfir discusses the terrorist attacks in New Zealand and Sri Lanka, Australia’s counterterrorism policy, Asia-Pacific cooperation, and returning foreign fighters.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Securitisation Theory and ISIS

Clara Eroukhmanoff • Jul 16 2019 • Student Features

Through securitisation theory threat magnification that results in certain counterterrorism strategies, which often serve political ends, can be exposed.

Interview – Jonna Nyman

E-International Relations • May 27 2019 • Features

Jonna Nyman discusses the ‘energy security paradox’, energy securitisation, her fieldwork in China and current research that seeks to understand security beyond the West.

Interview – Emma Mc Cluskey

E-International Relations • Oct 4 2018 • Features

Emma Mc Cluskey talks about her forthcoming book Righteousness to Far Right, anthropological approaches to International Political Sociology and radical reflexivity.

From Narratives to Perceptions in the Securitisation of the Migratory Crisis in Europe

Susana Ferreira • Sep 3 2018 • Articles

The current migratory crisis has highlighted the handicaps of the EU’s common immigration, border and asylum policies and their growing securitisation.

A Tale of Silent Security in Little Mogadishu

Margaret Monyani • Jul 27 2018 • Articles

Securitizing migration, the Kenyan state creates silent security by allowing influential voices to link Somali refugees within its borders to terrorist networks.

Interview – Lene Hansen

E-International Relations • Jul 12 2018 • Features

Prof. Lene Hansen discusses securitization scholarship, developments in discourse analysis, and the role of images and the ‘visual turn’ in International Relations.

Securitisation Theory: An Introduction

Clara Eroukhmanoff • Jan 14 2018 • Articles

Securitisation challenges ideas about the universality and objectivity of security and emphasises the ways in which knowledge is not merely ‘out there’ but is driven by interests.

The End Days of the World System? Before Armageddon the Long Nights of Ignorance

Stephen Chan • Nov 30 2017 • Articles

It is impossible to turn religious enquiry into a foreign policy brief or accord it much utilitarian use in foreign policy formulation as it allows no options for actions.

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