Jerry White – Vengeance and the Crowd in Eighteenth-Century London

Event Date: 21 February 2011 18:30 – 20:00 B04 Birkbeck College, Malet St LONDON WC1E 7XH   Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series   Professor Jerry White (Department of History, Classics and Archaeology) – Vengeance and the Crowd in Eighteenth-Century London In this lecture …

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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 …

Andrew Neal – The Entropy of Dangerousness

__________________________________ 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 Andrew Neal University of Edinburgh —————————– talk: —————————– My current work: analysing counter-terrorism lawmaking in Parliament from publication …

David Chandler – The Ontology of Danger:Recasting the Human Subject in Discourses of Vulnerability and Resilience

__________________________________ 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 David Chandler University of Westminster This paper explores how danger has acquired an ontological status taken as a …