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New Developments in Drone Proliferation: How Africa was Deployed to Rescue Drones, by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik

Mats Utas , February 9th, 2016

Debates on global drone proliferation tend to assume that adoption and adaptation of drones follow a universal logic and that the drone industry is a singular thing, geographically…

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In the Journals – November 2015

David Thompson , December 2nd, 2015

Welcome back to In the Journals, a look at recent publications in the world of security, law, crime, and governance. November has brought forth a number of engaging and…


Water roundup: new books & reports on groundwater and security

jeremy schmidt , November 9th, 2015

Over the weekend I mentioned a new (open access) book on Water, Society, and Technology. There are a couple of other new resources to be had, both from…

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The Privacy Paradox: IRBs in an Era of NSA Mass Surveillance

Rebecca Nelson , October 22nd, 2015

[This invited post was written by Daniel O’Maley, who recently graduated with a PhD in cultural anthropology from Vanderbilt University. His research focuses on the global Internet freedom movement…

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Water security in the Anthropocene: planetary hydrology, global finance, and the new development nexus

jeremy schmidt , September 23rd, 2015

A bit of self-promotion for an upcoming talk at the University of East Anglia if you happen to be in the UK in late October.

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In the Journals – August 2015

David Thompson , August 19th, 2015

Welcome back to In the Journals, a round-up of recent journal publications on security, crime, law enforcement and the state. After a brief hiatus over the summer, we’re…


Caribbean military encounters

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , May 31st, 2015

How the relationship between the Caribbean and foreign military forces in the 20th century had many different incarnations and forms, and left lasting legacies… The Caribbean Studies Ass…

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DragNet: April 20 – May 3, 2015

kcastner , May 3rd, 2015

“I think you have to have a shared collective memory of the past to recognize another human being,” writes Lawrence Jackson. His post, On Becoming More Human, examines…


Anthropology and the Police

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , January 4th, 2015

According to Dr Jennie Simpson, an anthropologist of policing in North America, one question to ask in the quest for cultural change within our local police force is,…

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