Jef Huysmans of Queen Mary, University of London, London (QMUL) with expertise in: Political Theory, International Security and Arms Control and International. School of Politics and International Relations. Critical Methods in International Relations: The Politics of Techniques, Devices and Acts of European Citizenship: A Political Sociology of Mobilitymore. Professor Jef Huysmans. Jef Huysmans Professor of International Politics. Queen Mary, University of London. [email protected] Title: Fracturing.

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Help Center Find new research papers in: We try to foreground the contingencies and ambivalences that characterized the critical ambition of IPS at its inception.

Security concerns have mushroomed. This is the starting point of this interdisciplinary collection, which aims to both unpack and engage with current debates in the global fight against terrorism by focusing on the question of what security and insecurity do, can and should mean politically.

Security Unbound, by Jef Huysmans

European Journal of International Relations. In this article a dif- ferent notion of exception is examined. Verslagboek van de Studiedag 20 NovemberAntwerp: Home Back to home. Local wars and the rise of nationalist and religious fundamentalisms disturbed the victory.


In one sense exceptionality is a descriptive category referring to a radical change in the sys- temic conditions of international politics.

These scales allow for identifying The system can’t perform the operation now. New articles related to this author’s research.

The European Union and the securitisation of migration more. From concept to thick signifier J Huysmans European journal of international relations 4 2, It also poses the question of political agency in relation to some of the most huysmanw questions raised in relation to the governance of insecurity and protection in the contemporary world.

Security Unbound demonstrates that governing through suspicion poses serious challenges to democratic practice.

Huysmans, Jef – School of Politics and International Relations

It focuses on the theme of protection. The Politics of Insecurity and Mef Democracy more. Critical approaches to security in Europe: This theoretically sophisticated, yet accessible volume, makes an important contribution to the study of security, migration and European politics.

Europe, knowledge, politics engaging with the limits more. Instead of focusing on the military and diplomatic interventions, the article looks at how NATO developed a humanitarian interest in providing assistance and protection to the Kosovo Albanian refugees. Library help and support. Email address for updates. Security is not in the first instance a right or value but a practice that challenges democratic institutions and actions.


The Politics of Techniques, Devices and Acts. Developing this conceptualization allows us to foreground questions of knowledge and politics as stakes of method and methodology rather than exclusively of ontology, epistemology or theory. SociologyPolitical Scienceand Social construction. Society and Space, Vol. The article then assesses the political implications of critical approaches.

Jef Huysmans – Google Scholar Citations

Open Democracy 19 May Minorities in European Cities. Migrants as a security jf Title Cited by Year The politics of insecurity: The following articles are merged in Scholar. Finally, I retain a research interest in acts of citizenship and international political sociologies of mobility, and in particular, how they allow us to conceptualise politics as de-territorialised, fractured and transversal.

Yet, security practice and technology pervade society heavily in very mundane ways without raising national security crises, in particular through surveillance technology and the management of risks and uncertainties in many areas of hugsmans.

Desecuritisation and the Aesthetics of Horror in Political Realism more.