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?
Ethics in the Fog of War￼
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￼
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