German Foundation for Peace Research funds workshop on post- and decolonial perspectives in peace and conflict research

The German Foundation for Peace Research (Deutsche Stiftung Friedensforschung) has decided to fund a workshop on “Debating Postcolonialism: Assessing the Contribution of Postcolonial Perspectives to Peace and Conflict Research”. The workshop, which I co-organize with Hartwig Hummel (University of Düsseldorf) and Lotta Mayer (University of Heidelberg) on behalf of the Theory Section of the German…

Edited volume on “Populism and World Politics” published

I am happy to say that my co-edited volume (with Dirk Nabers and David B. MacDonald) on “Populism and World Politics: Exploring Inter- and Transnational Dimensions” has just been published by Palgrave Macmillan. This volume is the first to analyze populism’s international dimension: its impact on, and interaction with, foreign policy and international politics. The…

Chapter on “International/Global Political Sociology” accepted for publication

I am delighted to say that my co-authored chapter (with Dirk Nabers) on “International/Global Political Sociology” has been accepted for publication in The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies. Here is the full reference: “Global/International Political Sociology”, in: Renée Marlin-Bennett (ed.), The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies, Oxford: Oxford University Press forthcoming, with Dirk Nabers,…

Special Issue on “Visualizing violence: aesthetics and ethics in international politics” online

Happy to say that the special issue of Global Discourse “Visualizing Violence aesthetics and ethics in international politics” with my coauthored article (with David Shim) on gender, war and social media is online. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/2wVq7g7 The Special Issue is an output of the DFG-funded network “Visuality and Global Politics”. Aside from ourselves,…

Chapter on “Non-state Actors and Foreign Policy” now online

My co-authored chapter on non-state actors and foreign policy (with Rainer Baumann) has finally been published online. The official version is available here, for a pre-print see my Publications page. Here’s the summary: The rise of non-state (international, private, and transnational) actors in global politics has far-reaching consequences for foreign policy theory and practice. In…

Article “Social Media, Gender and the Mediatisation of War” now online

My article with David Shim on the visual representation of ISAF on the German armed forces’ Facebook page has been published online. The paper examinse the gendered visual representation of the ISAF operation on the German armed forces’ official facebook page. The official version is available on the Taylor & Francis website, together with a response…