Alister Wedderburn

The Appropriation of an Icon: Guernica, Remade

Alister Wedderburn, ‘The Appropriation of an Icon: Guernica, Remade’, International Feminist Journal of Politics, 21(3) 2019: 480-87.

Cartooning the Camp: Aesthetic Interruption and the Limits of Political Possibility

Alister Wedderburn, ‘Cartooning the Camp: Aesthetic Interruption and the Limits of Political Possibility’, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 47(2) 2019: 169-89.

The Provocation of Laughter and the Practice of Resistance: On Humour and the Politics of Subjectivity

Tragedy has played a prominent and active role in the construction of Western political imaginaries. For many thinkers working not only in IR but also in a host of other disciplines, tragic drama offers a singular and compelling representation of humanity’s social, political, and/or ethical capacities and limitations: to be a political subject, in these instances, is to be a tragic subject. My presentation will begin by establishing a genealogical understanding of tragedy as a discourse embedded within relations of power/knowledge.

An unfolding humanitarian emergency

The closure of the immigration detention facility on Manus Island has left hundreds of people without basic shelter needs, writes Dr Alister Wedderburn

Tragedy, Genealogy and Theories of International Relations

Alister Wedderburn, ‘Tragedy, Genealogy and Theories of International Relations’, European Journal of International Relations, 24(1) 2018: 177-97.

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