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Public Roundtable: "Engaging Security and Militarism - Global Snapshots"

News: Mar 02, 2017

23 March 16:15- 17:45

Public Roundtable: "Engaging Security and Militarism - Global Snapshots"
Venue: Linnésalen

Roundtable participants:

Victoria Basham, University of Cardiff, UK
Philippe Frowd, University of York, UK
Erella Grassiani, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Swati Parashar, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Saul-Mauricio Rodriguez-Hernandez, Universidad Sergio Arboleda, Colombia
Adam Sandor, University of Ottawa, Canada
Maria Eriksson Baaz, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Annick Wibben, University of San Francisco, US

We seem to be living in a time of turbulence and uncertainty—a time in which global political ordering seems fragile indeed. It is therefore ever more crucial that we critically examine those concepts and practices that shape today’s and tomorrow’s political landscape. By drawing on empirical examples from around the world, this public roundtable reflects upon two such core concepts/practices – militarism and security – in order to explore their meanings, effects, and the boundaries we draw between them. Scholars with expert knowledge about the UK, the DRC, the Sahel, South Asia, Israel, Colombia, and the US, will address the theme of the roundtable in short snapshots of these sites. They will then engage in conversation with each other and the audience about militarism and security, and their interrelations in our emerging world.




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