discourse

“The Politics of Military Force” reviewed in Perspectives on Politics

“The Politics of Military Force” has been reviewed as part of a Critical Dialogue with Professor Wolfgang Wagner (VU Amsterdam), in which we discuss our respective books. Here’s (the positive part of) what he had to say: “Stengel argues convincingly that the changes in German security discourse and practice are not inevitable adjustments to any …

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Article ““Militarizing Antimilitarism” accepted for publication

My newest co-authored article (with David Shim, University of Groningen) “Militarizing Antimilitarism? Exploring the Gendered Representation of Military Service in German Recruitment Videos on Social Media” has been accepted for publication in the International Feminist Journal of Politics. Abstract: This article analyzes the gendered representation of military service in the German YouTube series Die Rekruten …

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“The Politics of Military Force” is available for pre-order

My forthcoming book The Politics of Military Force: Antimilitarism, Ideational Change, and Postwar German Security Discourse is available for pre-order. The book examines the dynamics of discursive change that made participation in military operations possible against the background of German antimilitarist culture. Once considered a strict taboo, so-called out-of-area operations have now become widely considered …

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“The political production of ethical war” published in Critical Studies on Security

My newest article “The political production of ethical war: rethinking the ethics/politics nexus with Laclau” has been published in Critical Studies on Security as part of a special issue of Maja Zehfuss’s War and the Politics of Ethics. Abstract: Taking Maja Zehfuss’s War & the Politics of Ethics as a starting point, this paper thinks …

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Symposium on Laclau and IR/IPE published online in New Political Science

The symposium “The contribution of Laclau’s discourse theory to International Relations and International Political Economy,” which I co-edited with Dirk Nabers, has been published online as part of issue 2/2019 of New Political Science. Further information and some pre-prints are available here. A free eprint for the introduction is available here, one for my contribution …

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Symposium on Laclau and IR/IPE accepted for publication in New Political Science

I am excited to say that our symposium (co-edited with Dirk Nabers) on Ernesto Laclau, IR and IPE has been accepted for publication in New Political Science, the official journal of APSA’s Caucus for a New Political Science! The symposium features contributions by Dirk Nabers on crisis, Eva Herschinger on war, Joscha Wullweber on money, …

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