Anticipate and Preempt:
Speculative Security Politics and the European Union


Workshop at the University of Amsterdam
March 4-5, 2013 The security politics of the European Union and its member states are increasingly geared toward preemptive and anticipatory objectives. From countering radicalisation to terrorist proscription and listing; from critical infrastructure protection to cybersecurity; from tracing movements of persons across borders to tracking…

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Media and War: Challenging the Consensus

Saturday 17 November, 12-5pm, Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre, Goldsmiths, University of London Day conference on media, war and terrorism to mark the publication of ‘Media and Terrorism: Global Perspectives’, edited by Des Freedman and Daya Thussu (Sage Publications) Speakers include John Pilger, Peter Oborne (Telegraph), Seamus Milne (Guardian), Jeremy Corbyn…

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Memories of Conflict, Conflicts of Memory

Memories of Conflict, Conflicts of Memory International Conference 13- 14 February, 2013 Senate House, London Organised by: Institute of Germanic& Romance Studies Faculty Institute of Graduate Studies, University College London Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory There are very few facets of public and private life that are not…

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Memory Peace and Security

Memory, Peace and Security 9 Nov – 10 Nov 2012 To be held at the University of Indianapolis, in Athens There used to be a difference between memory and history, and  journalism happened to lie in between them. It seemed to translate memory into a pool of news validated as…

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