Monthly Archives: July 2016

12th July 2016 – White Rose Collaboration Fund Success!

I am delighted to have won funding from White Rose Collaboration Fund as Lead Academic for University of Sheffield on for ‘Europe, migration and the new politics of (in)security’ along with Dr Alexandra Hall (at York) and Dr Deirdre Conlon (at Leeds).   The project will establish an international research network to examine Europe’s ‘new’ politics of (in)security. More specifically,… Read more →

6th July 2016 – On Chilcot

What glares through following Chilcot’s report, are the dangers of charismatic and narcisistic leaders – ideology-heavy but evidence-light – that modern media and political systems so often nurture. As we reflect on the lessons, Blair must be held singularly to account, but we must also look beyond him and consider the failure of much of our media to articulate dissenting… Read more →