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  • Writing Dancing and the Stance

    by ‘Funmi Adewole Elliott Over the years I have carried out several research projects as a practitioner, at times with […]

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Kelsenians, war and peace are calling (yet again)

by Robert Schuett I often get asked: ‘What would Hans Kelsen say about the state of democracy and world politics today?’ ‘How do we make sense of Carl Schmitt’s comeback in the twenty-first century?’ And ‘considering President Vladimir Putin’s war…

Clausewitz and Civil–Military Relations

Many readers of On War have taken Clausewitz’s discussion of the ‘logic’ of war tending to ‘extremes’ and concluded that he believed that, if a state were going to wage war, the only sensible way to do it would be…

Nuancing Ken Russell

By Kevin M. Flanagan Director Ken Russell (1927-2011) tends to evoke extreme reactions. Critics, academics, and fans lavish a few of his works with rapturous praise. His adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s Women in Love (1969), or some of his composer…

War and Christmas

Priecīgus Ziemassvētkus! [Merry Christmas!] is a picturebook written by two Latvian refugees while displaced during the Second World War. The book, with its vibrant pictures and personal representation of the exile experience challenges existing children’s narratives of Christmas, war and…