- Monday 9th December 2013
- This paper is concerned with the unfolding of traumas as structural and socio-psychological narratives focused on the bordering of identity and the governing of past, present and future. Proceeding from a Lacanian conception of trauma and fear, the paper is centered on hegemonic counter narratives, involving the bordering and securitization of Islam and Muslim identity on the one hand and that of Europe and national identity on the other.
- Monday 31st March - Friday 4th April 2014
- Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation is a unique offered by the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) at the University of Birmingham. It provides participants with the opportunity to learn about different approaches to the developing field of trust-building in International Relations and to better understand how practitioners wrestle with the dilemmas of trust/mistrust in practical negotiating settings.