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?

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.

Wall of Light

Wall of Light

On 9 November 1989, the Berlin Wall was opened. Twenty-five years later, the city has temporarily been divided again, not by concrete and steel but by an art installation of 8,000 luminous balloons.

Filmmaking in the IR Classroom

Filmmaking in the IR Classroom

A compelling exploration of the use of film production as a teaching tool in International Relations.

 

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