Alex Hamilton – ‘Dangerous tools’ in ‘dangerous hands’: How synthetic biology is imagined as a ‘bioterrorist threat’

__________________________________ Event Date: 22 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University R. Alexander Hamilton London School of Economics —————————– talk: —————————– Introduction to synthetic biology and synthetic biology ‘security …

Casey McNeill – Danger and un-governed spaces in the US

__________________________________ Event Date: 22 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Casey McNeill Johns Hopkins University —————————– talk: —————————– In Foucault’s account of biopower, as power that takes the …

Charlotte Heath-Kelly – Counter-Terrorism and the Counterfactual: Producing the ‘Radicalisation’ Discourse and the UK PREVENT strategy

__________________________________ Event Date: 22 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Charlotte Heath-Kelly Aberystwyth University cch08@aber.ac.uk —————————– talk: —————————– This paper considers how ‘knowledge’ about ‘radicalisation’ produces a dangerous …

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Marieke de Goede – Networked Danger and Speculative Security

__________________________________ Event Date: 21 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Marieke de Goede University of Amsterdam —————————– talk: questions: —————————– Abstract The network has arguably become the main …

Sam Okoth Opondo – Fearscapes / Securescapes : Urban Anxieties, Securities and the Domestic Scene

__________________________________ Event Date: 21 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Sam Okoth Opondo University of Hawai’i at Manoa opondo@hawaii.edu —————————– talk: —————————– In this essay, I examine how …

Debbie Lisle – Danger’s Other: Pleasure, Leisure & Travel

__________________________________ Event Date: 21 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Debbie Lisle D.Lisle@qub.ac.uk —————————– talk: —————————– Is it possible to think security by referring ideas of danger to …

Jonas Hagmann – Risk registers and the measurement of everything: Security scientism and the reassertion of modernism

__________________________________ Event Date: 21 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Jonas Hagmann ETH Zurich —————————– talk: —————————– 1. In the early 2000s, the production of national risk registers …

Christopher Zebrowski – Falling-out: Examining the problematising capacities of danger

__________________________________ Event Date: 21 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Chris Zebrowski Keele University —————————– talk: —————————– The contamination of the crew of the Japanese fishing vessel the …

Lisa Stampnitzky – Constituting terrorism: three attempts at rational governance

__________________________________ Event Date: 21 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Lisa Stampnitzky Institute for Science, Innovation, and Society, University of Oxford Lisa.stampnitzky@sbs.ox.ac.uk —————————– talk: —————————– This intervention identifies …

Cerelia Athanassiou- Changing the Global War on Terror: Who is the ‘Ready’ Citizen Arming Against?

__________________________________ Event Date: 21 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Cerelia Athanassiou University of Bristol cerelia.athanassiou@bristol.ac.uk Obama’s US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has declared a determined move …