Legitimacy and Expertise in International Affairs: IR & Ethics Workshop in Review

Author: Kiran Phull On February 9th, the IR & Ethics research theme of the Department of War Studies convened a full-day workshop (in person, no less!) on “Professionals in International Affairs and Legitimacy: Expertise, Politics and Democracy”. Organized by the IR & Ethics theme leads, Dr. Alvina Hoffmann and PhD student Josh Walmsley, as well… Continue reading Legitimacy and Expertise in International Affairs: IR & Ethics Workshop in Review

RCIR Event Round-Up: Dr Nora Stel on Hybrid Political Order and the Politics of Uncertainty

Author: Kiran Phull On the 23rd of Feb, the RCIR had the honour of hosting Dr. Nora Stel from Radboud University, Netherlands for a rich and timely discussion of her 2020 book Hybrid Political Order and the Politics of Uncertainty: Refugee Governance in Lebanon. The event was chaired by Dr. Stephan Engelkamp and the book… Continue reading RCIR Event Round-Up: Dr Nora Stel on Hybrid Political Order and the Politics of Uncertainty

Book Launch Event with Dr Nora Stel: 23 Feb

Hybrid Political Order and the Governance of Uncertainty by Dr. Nora Stel 23 February 2022, 15:00 to 16:30 Chair: Dr Stephan Engelkamp, Lecturer in International Relations Education, Department of War Studies Speakers: Dr Nora Stel, Assistant Professor in International Relations, Radboud University Professor Claudia Aradau, Professor of International Politics, Department of War Studies, King's College London Dr… Continue reading Book Launch Event with Dr Nora Stel: 23 Feb

IR & Ethics Research Theme Workshop (Feb 2022)

Professionals of International Affairs and Legitimacy: Expertise, Politics and Democracy International Relations and Ethics Research Theme Workshop 9 February 2022: 12.30 – 17.00, King's College London This interdisciplinary workshop brings together scholars who work on different professionals of international affairs to assess how these actors build legitimacy in a world that seems to increasingly turn… Continue reading IR & Ethics Research Theme Workshop (Feb 2022)

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