SOURCE Workshop 2 Societal Security and National Security: an Uneasy Relation?

15th January 2015, 10:00 – noon. King’s College London, Strand Campus, Small Committee Room (K0.31), 2nd Floor The Research Centre in International Relations at King’s College London is currently involved in the EC-funded SOURCE Network of Excellence. Within that framework, the RCIR is organizing a workshop dedicated to understanding how societal security relates to national security. The… Continue reading SOURCE Workshop 2 Societal Security and National Security: an Uneasy Relation?

SOURCE Roundtable 1: Methods and the International

The Research Centre in International Relations will hold the 1st SOURCE roundtable on Wednesday 5th November 2014, 10 :00 – 12 :00. at the War studies meeting room, 6th Floor King's Building, Strand Campus, King's college London. SOURCE is a European Community funded project dealing with societal security in Europe. Within this framework, a team of researchers at… Continue reading SOURCE Roundtable 1: Methods and the International

The Politics of (In)visibility: Governance-­Resistance of Refugees

Author: Leonie Ansems de Vries Migrants and refugees are in the spotlight across the globe. To give only a snapshot of recent news coverage: Millions of people are fleeing Syria; two overcrowded boats carrying refugees capsized near Lampedusa earlier this month; the Australian government sends asylum seekers to Papua New Guinea under a new ‘offshore… Continue reading The Politics of (In)visibility: Governance-­Resistance of Refugees

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