Mass Electronic Surveillance, Security and Rights in Liberal Democracies panel discussion at RCIR

21st January 2014, 630pm, Safra Lecture Theatre, Strand Campus.Please be prompt as seats are first come, first served. The Research Centre in International Relations in the Department of War Studies will host a panel discussion on revelations relating to mass electronic surveillance and its implications for civil liberties and rights. Speakers include Sir David Omand… Continue reading Mass Electronic Surveillance, Security and Rights in Liberal Democracies panel discussion at RCIR

SAPIENT Policy Meeting and EIRSS Summer School, 2-13 September 2013

Authors: Isabel Rocha de Siqueira and Emma Mc Cluskey In September 2013, the Research Centre for International Relations at King’s College London (RCIR-KCL), the SAPIENT project, coordinated by Prof. Didier Bigo (KCL), and the University of Kent, in Brussels, organised two parallel events in Brussels: a Policy Meeting on Smart Borders, sponsored by the SAPIENT… Continue reading SAPIENT Policy Meeting and EIRSS Summer School, 2-13 September 2013

Theory and Practice: The Ethics and Politics of Security

Author: Vivienne Jabri I often come across the assertion that theorists, especially those working in ‘critical’ International Relations, are reluctant to engage with questions of policy. In other words, we might have a great deal to say about theory, concepts, and methods, and we might use these to critique particular policies and actions, but our… Continue reading Theory and Practice: The Ethics and Politics of Security