The Changing Face of War Games: Allowing Victims to Speak?

The Changing Face of War Games: Allowing Victims to Speak?

Exploring the maturing of military video games?

Blood & Treasure Afghanistan: OUT, OUT, Damn Appendix!

Blood & Treasure Afghanistan: OUT, OUT, Damn Appendix!

These musical selections provide lyrical hints toward the answers to questions the US military thinks we should not be asking….

Memorialization & Narrative:  “Conflict-Time-Photography” at the Tate Modern

Memorialization & Narrative: “Conflict-Time-Photography” at the Tate Modern

Post-conflict photographers have sought to interpret past violence, reconstructing and recording memories, crafting new visual narratives and proximities of remembrance that shape our understanding of what, perhaps, happened.

BH/CH/ADHD: Boko v Charlie Battle for Global Media Attention

BH/CH/ADHD: Boko v Charlie Battle for Global Media Attention

A tale of two terrors: Who decides what violence is news?

Cynthia Weber on Film in IR

Cynthia Weber on Film in IR

IR Professor Cynthia Weber talks about her film work and lets TVM screen a few of her “Occupy” shorts.

Documentation and Donations: B’Tselem’s cameras

Documentation and Donations: B’Tselem’s cameras

In a fund-raising video, Israeli human rights group B’Tselem juggle documenting occupation with financial need.

Sony, The Interview and Hollywood Illusions of Creative Expression

Sony, The Interview and Hollywood Illusions of Creative Expression

A celebration of artistic freedom or another successful Hollywood collaboration with the national security state?

The Transnational Choke Hold

The Transnational Choke Hold

The deaths of Ziad Abu Ein and Eric Garner are connected by the choke hold of oppression.

Military Videogames – It is All a Matter of Perspective!

Military Videogames – It is All a Matter of Perspective!

Some thoughts on the question of violence and what the moves in GTA may mean for future depictions of war within military shooters

The Nature of War

The Nature of War

A sneak preview of work regarding the feedback loop between military research and sci-fi.

 

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