Posted on Thursday 15th August 2013
Anthony Burke is currently an Associate Professor of International and Political Studies at the University of New South Wales, in Canberra, Australia. He is a political theorist and international relations scholar who has made contributions to the critical study of international security, war and peace, the Asia-Pacific, and international theory. His books include Beyond Security, Ethics and Violence: War Against the Other (Routledge, 2007), Fear of Security: Australia’s Invasion Anxiety (Cambridge UP, 2008, 2nd. edn) and as co-editor with Matt McDonald, Critical Security in the Asia-Pacific (Manchester UP, 2007). Most recently he has been developing a new approach to cosmopolitanism in philosophy, world politics and security studies, with articles in Angelaki (16:4, 2011), International Politics (50:1, 2013) and Critical Studies on Security (1:1, 2013).
He will be with the ICCS until the end of December, and will be working on a range of projects: a book for Routledge, Ethics and Global Security: A Cosmopolitan Approach, with Katrina Lee Koo and Matt McDonald; a book for Polity, Uranium, for their “Resources” series; and further developing the security cosmopolitanism and global governance project.