Category Archives: IR Theory

Theory of the drone 1: Genealogies

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
This is the first of a series of posts as I work my way through Grégoire Chamayou‘s Théorie du drone (2013), which has finally arrived on my desk.  I’ve loosely summarised the project and its…

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Gender Trouble, Racial Salvation and the Tragedy of Political Community in ‘Game Of Thrones’ (2012-2013)

Originally posted on The Disorder Of Things:
A shamefully-delayed commentary on Game Of Thrones, Seasons the Second and Third, since the first one went so well. As before, *great clunking mega spoiler alert*. You have been forewarned. Recall three justifications…

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ISA-Canada Professional Development Workshop at CPSA 2013!

Organized by Professor Mark Salter at the University of Ottawa, this Professional Development Workshop, sponsored by ISA-Canada and held at CPSA 2013 at the University of Victoria on 4 June 2013 is a great opportunity for graduate students, and junior … Continue reading

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Tere tulemast!

Originally posted on Power, Popular Culture, & World Politics:
Welcome to the blog for the Power, Popular Culture and World Politics Workshop! This series of panels will be taking place in Tartu, Estonia from 6-8 June, 2013 as part of the 1st…

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Politics of Catastrophe review

Many of my students are fans of this book. Great work Claudia and Rens!

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Visualizations of Conflict

My comment on why up-close-and-personal films about war don’t bring us any closer to the reality of the battlefield on as part of their in depth analysis of the Hot Docs festival.

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What We Talked About At ISA: Teaching Gender and War: Some Reflections on Negotiating the Five Stages of Feminist Consciousness/Grief in Undergraduate Students

Originally posted on The Disorder Of Things:
A guest post in our current series on ISA presentations from Victoria Basham, who is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Exeter. Victoria’s research draws on feminist and sociological theory to explore…

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