Angus McNelly situates the Latin American experience of COVID-19 inside the wider global dynamics of the pandemic.
CfP for Doing IPS seminars on the following themes:
–Migration, mobility and borders/border management
Citizenship, sovereignty, and exception
–Technology and STS (Science & Technology Studies)
–Racialisation, racism and coloniality
–Socio-legal studies and human rights
–Transnational sociology of expertise
–Innovations and interventions in critical theory and methodologies
–Ethnography and fieldwork methodologies
Benedetta Zocchi and Manuela da Rosa Jorge speak with Professor Walter Mignolo about decolonial thinking, coloniality and mobility. Mignolo is one of the founding scholars of the modernity/coloniality/decoloniality collective.
Sarah Wolff and Anna Khakee have a new article in Mediterranean Politics which argues that democracy projection by the EU varies according to the organisation’s perceived interest, its ideational commitment to norms of dialogue, the degree of institutional inertia, and dominant policy discourses.
Sarah Wolff and William Kutz have a new article in Geopolitics journal which examines more fully how distinctly local aspects of Moroccan migration diplomacy have been harnessed as a force for geopolitical action today.
Musab Younis will be chairing a roundtable for the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences on the legacies of empire in contemporary Britain.
In Project DEMED Ksenia Northmore-Ball and her research partners are developing a theoretical framework to capture citizen support for political projects and to trace autocratic and democratic indoctrination in 180 countries from 1900 to today.
In an article for the Journal of European Integration, Sarah Wolff examines the closing down of internal borders, lockdowns and quarantines in Europe, and asks what lessons can be drawn from these limits on mobility for the Schengen regime?
In an op-ed for the Middle East Eye, Chris Phillips asks what role Russia is playing in the deals being mediate between Israel and Syria.
In an article published in Parliamentary Affairs, James Strong asks whether the War Powers Convention can survive Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to bypass the House of Commons and order military action in Syria in 2018.