War, Aesthetics, Politics – an interview with Vivienne Jabri

War, Aesthetics, Politics – an interview with Vivienne Jabri

War and Representation

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Professor Vivienne Jabri discusses the relationship between war, aesthetics and politics in relation to contemporary warfare with Christine Strandmose Toft. In this episode Professor Vivienne Jabri discusses the relationship between war, aesthetics and politics in relation to contemporary warfare, and she argues that the tendency to represent war and violence as exceptional and spectacular doesn’t help us understand what war as an everyday phenomenon entails. Vivienne Jabri is Professor of International Politics in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. Christine Strandmose Toft is a PhD student in Comparative Literature at the University of Southern Denmark. 
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Professor Vivienne Jabri discusses the relationship between war, aesthetics and politics in relation to contemporary warfare with Christine Strandmose Toft. In this episode Professor Vivienne Jabri discusses the relationship between war, aesthetics and politics in relation to contemporary warfare, and she argues that the tendency to represent war and violence as exceptional and spectacular doesn’t help us understand what war as an everyday phenomenon entails. Vivienne Jabri is Professor of International Politics in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. Christine Strandmose Toft is a PhD student in Comparative Literature at the University of Southern Denmark. 
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