From Reimagining Communities to Communities Reimagining

Author: Laura Zuber It is the 13th of April 2021 and the the call for writing a blog article on ‘Reimagining Communities’ for this year’s Security Studies conference reaches me in a vulnerable moment in my research process: six months into the PhD, I made the decision to change topic. Roughly, my original plan consisted of… Continue reading From Reimagining Communities to Communities Reimagining

From Debates to Processes: Trajectories of Intelligence Oversight in the UK

Author: Joseph Jarnecki On 17 October 2019, the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) handed their report on Russian interference into the British democracy to Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The ISC is a bipartisan committee mandated by the British Parliament to oversee the British intelligence services – replacing discussions with formal parliamentary procedures. Following significant delays… Continue reading From Debates to Processes: Trajectories of Intelligence Oversight in the UK

Solidarity in Military Courts: Crimean Tatars in Global History, Politics and Practices

Author: Alvina Hoffmann What kinds of transnational or global strategies can local activists mobilise for themselves to generate international attention and solidarity? This is a central question for many Crimean activists as they face criminalisation and incarceration of Crimean Tatar men in Crimea since its annexation by Russia on 18 March 2014. Based on the… Continue reading Solidarity in Military Courts: Crimean Tatars in Global History, Politics and Practices

Seminar with Salvatore Palidda: Governance of Security and Ignored Insecurities in Contemporary Europe

Salvatore Palidda (University of Genova) and Didier Bigo (KCL and Sciences-Po Paris) Monday 6th June 2016, 5pm, K0.17, King's Building, Strand Campus In this small seminar, Prof. Salvatore Palidda will be exploring some aspects of his latest edited volume, Governance of Security and Ignored Insecurities in Contemporary Europe (Routledge 2016) in conversation with Prof. Didier… Continue reading Seminar with Salvatore Palidda: Governance of Security and Ignored Insecurities in Contemporary Europe

The field of Eurocracy

Conference with Prof. Didier Georgakakis 6 May, 3:30 – 5:30pm, K2.31 Nash Lecture Theatre, 2nd Floor King’s Building, Strand Campus The Research Centre for International Relations (RCIR) is delighted to host Prof. Georgakakis (Université Paris - la Sorbonne) who will deliver a talk on the field of Eurocracy. This event is organised in the framework… Continue reading The field of Eurocracy