PPWG-Organized Workshop on “Agency, Precarity, Precarious Life”

Call for Papers:

BISA Poststructural Politics Working Group Workshop:

Agency, Precarity, Precarious Life


We invite paper abstracts for a workshop to be held 19-21 October 2016 at Cardiff University. We welcome abstracts from academics and postgraduates in a variety of disciplines. The workshop will comprise of separately convened panels (see below) and methods café. This workshop will foster several extended collaborations, including a journal special issue. Continue reading

Critical Sec. Studies PhD Studentship at Oxford Brookes

Oxford Brookes University is pleased to offer a full-time PhD Studentship in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, starting in September 2016Applications are invited for a PhD Studentship in Challenging Security Anew: Probing the Bases and Limits of Critical Security Studies. The supervisory team will be led by Dr Tina Managhan (International Relations) with Dr Doerthe Rosenow (International Relations). This proposed PhD project will explore the ontological and philosophical underpinnings of post-structuralist Critical Security Studies with the aim of furthering its critical ethos and politics.  A full project description will be included in the application pack.

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Book Launch: Negotiating Corruption by Laura Routley

The International Politics Cluster and Postcolonial Research Group at Newcastle University invite you to a book launch for Laura Routley’s Negotiating Corruption at 3.30 pm on Wednesday 18th May.

Laura will be discussing the key themes from the book and Steven Pierce (Manchester),  Julia Gallagher (Royal Holloway ) and Angharad Closs Stephens (Swansea) will be responding. There will be drinks beforehand.

Full details are as follows:

Book Launch: Negotiating Corruption by Laura Routley

Speakers: Laura Routley (Newcastle); Steven Pierce (Manchester);  Julia Gallagher (Royal Holloway ); and Angharad Closs Stephens (Swansea)

Date: Wed 18th May

Time: 3.30pm for drinks; 4pm start

Place: Politics Building, room G.22