The aim of this roundtable is to discuss why it matters to include creative and visual methods when doing political analysis; how creative methods work in the interplay between research, theory, and communication strategies; what are their potentials, and what are their limits?
Angus McNelly has published a chapter, titled “Crisis Time, Class Formation and the End of Evo Morales” in a volume edited by Soledad Valdivia Rivera on the politics of crisis in Bolivia.
Alexander Stoffel will be speaking at a UCL event on global queer politics. The title of his talk is ‘Politicizing sexuality, rewriting the international: The anti-imperialism of the gay liberation movement’
Alexander Stoffel examines Rahul Rao’s formulation of homocapitalism and its precursors.
The proposed short workshop takes up the recent “visual turn” in research on emotions in international politics. Empirically, it brings together research on different fields of world politics, including conflict, migration, humanitarianism and everyday political performativity. At the same time, the workshop combines interdisciplinary research on different media of expression, including film, graffiti and fashion.
Angus McNelly analyses the moment of crisis in Bolivia and the possible paths out of crisis.
Laleh Khalili writes a blog for e-flux on oil shipping during COVID.
Laleh Khalili reports on the over 100,000 sailors who are quarantined on their ships, unable to return home or access adequate medical care.
Cristina Dragomir writes about how the largest national lockdown in India’s history has affected a nomadic community in Tamil Nadu.
Sophie Harman offers her Global Health reading list for those who are looking to understand the context of the current crisis.