Doing Visual IR

During the forthcoming European International Studies Association’s (EISA) European Workshops in International Studies, myself and Stephanie Perazzone will be hosting a workshop on ‘Doing Visual IR.’ A line-up of leading and new names, from both across and beyond the field, will be exploring the methods of approaches to studying the International through the visual. The […]

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Post-Critical IR? | Groundwork for a future

The first Post-Critical IR? workshop took place in Copenhagen during March 2018. Below, a summary of core presentations from the workshop can be found, including interventions from Michael C. Williams, Jean-Francois Drolet, Rebecca Adler-Nissen, Anna Leander, and Keith Krause.

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Post-Critical IR? | Practicing Critique

The first Post-Critical IR? workshop took place in Copenhagen in March 2018. Over the next few weeks, a series of videos will be released from the workshop based on the presentations given by participants. This presentation is by Professor Keith Krause of the Graduate Institute, Geneva, and is titled ‘Practicing Critique: Fieldnotes and Reflections from the Diplomatic […]

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Post-Critical IR? | Critics and Conservatives

The first Post-Critical IR? workshop took place in Copenhagen in March 2018. Over the next few weeks, a series of videos will be released from the workshop based on the presentations given by participants. The series begins with Jean-Francois Drolet and Michael C. Williams discussing ‘Conservatives and Critics.’ This is a provocative meditation on the ways on […]

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Lecture | Institute for International Relations Prague

In May 2018 I visited the Institute for International Relations (IIR), Prague, and participated in a series events, beginning with a lecture entitled A Portrait of the Syrian Torture that was given to an audience of students, diplomats, and other professionals. During my time in Prague, I also presented my work on violence prevention at the Institute’s […]

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Publication | A Parasitic Critique for IR

My latest publication entitled A Parasitic Critique for IR is now forthcoming at the International Political Sociology (IPS). The paper explores the state of critique in contemporary social science, suggests weaknesses in its rhetorical formulation, and draws on field experience to suggest an alternative ‘parasitic’ and ‘compositional’ form of critique. Abstract This paper introduces the concept of a ‘parasitic […]

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World Political Compositions

World Political Compositions Making Sense of the International Visit: worldpoliticalcompositions.com! WORKSHOP Announcement Convenors: Jonathan Luke Austin (Graduate Institute, Geneva) Anna Leander (Graduate Institute, Geneva; PUC-Rio) Deadline: 20.03.2018 Submit: www.worldpoliticalcompositions.com How do we make visceral, real, and lived sense of the International? The World Political Compositions project draws together contributions around the concept of composition, in the aesthetic sense of […]

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