Manifesto of Planet Politics

Manifesto of Planet Politics

This Spring (Autumn where I live in the southern hemisphere) Stefanie Fishel, Audra Mitchell, Simon Dalby, Daniel Levine and I published “Planet Politics: A manifesto from the end of IR” in the  Millennium Journal of International Studies. We are proud of this article and have reproduced the final preprint submission here on my personal website, as […]

Security Cosmopolitanism 2.0

Security Cosmopolitanism 2.0

United Nations headquarters, New York City. Photo by Anthony Burke ©2014 Last month the second installation of my work developing the theory of security cosmopolitanism was published in Critical Studies on Security, along with a second forum focussed on the theory with new commentaries by Pinar Bilgin, Rita Floyd, Simon Dalby, Oliver Richmond and Fiona […]

Nuclear Futures after the #NPT2015

Nuclear Futures after the #NPT2015

Originally posted on Security Dilemmas:
Watching global governance fail is a sobering thing. The 9th Review Conference of the NPT ended late in the evening of Friday 22 May with no final outcome document – no frank assessment of progress, no benchmarks, and no plans. At a time when there are serious fears that disarmament…

The Silence of Kyoto: Q Symposium 2015

The Silence of Kyoto: Q Symposium 2015

This weekend I had the honour of attending the Q Symposium: Peace and Security in a Quantum Age, hosted by the Centre for International Security Studies at the University of Sydney. I spoke in a session on “Diplomacy” with Rebecca Adler-Nissen and Vincent Pouliot, and addressed the challenge that climate change and the looming global […]

3:1-(We Have Always Been)Posthuman-Post 3 of 3

3:1-(We Have Always Been)Posthuman-Post 3 of 3

Originally posted on Installing (Social) Order:
In his wonderful 1966 book The Order of Things: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences, Michel Foucault concluded on a striking note that has haunted me ever since I first read it, over twenty years ago. He argued that ‘Man’ is ‘an invention of recent date’, but one so…