From Military to Market: Feminist Framings of Private Security, Warfare and Global Militarism. Warfare and global security operations are increasingly underpinned by market actors. Whereas in the 1990s, private security actors were on the fringes of global security, in the contemporary moment private military and security companies (PMSCs) now maintain a central role in how… Continue reading Book Launch and “in conversation” with Amanda Chisholm and Cynthia Enloe
Global Nationalism, edited and framed by Pablo de Orellana and Nicholas Michelsen, brings together the latest research by up-and-coming early career researchers and scholars. Beginning with a succinct history and typology of contemporary nationalism and its predecessors, this book offers analysis of several cases of contemporary nationalism, examining how specific movements define identity, address grievances… Continue reading Book launch: ‘Global Nationalism’ by de Orellana and Michelsen
Author: Dr Lola Frost The work of art, and here I mean what art does, is difficult to describe. Our experience of art exceeds our understanding, but also calls for an interpretation of that experience. My studies have focussed on what is aesthetically, politically and ethically at stake at the interface between experience and interpretation. Via… Continue reading What is the work of art for violence against women?
Author: Prof Mervyn Frost Fog and Chaos (image via Unsplash) The word “fog” in the phrase “the fog of war” might be taken to suggest a breakdown, chaos, disorder or anarchy. It may be taken to suggest a state of affairs that is chaotic. Where things are like this it might be thought that talk… Continue reading Ethics in the Fog of War￼