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ISA, Wednesday, February 18th

Wednesday, February 18

1:45 PM
3:30 PM

WC42: Turning Ploughshares into Swords: Weapons and Weaponizations

4:00 PM
5:45 PM

Chairs and Discussants


The Killing Feeling: Emotions and the Evolution of Weapons

Gunning for War: Small Arms as Desired and Destructive Things

Weaponising Geography: On the Global Striations of Military Targeting

Computational Counterinsurgency: Data-Coding the Population in the Vietnam War

What Do Weapons Want?

WD76: Making Things Move


Abstract and Keywords

Building on the publication "Making Things International," this panel looks at the intersection of new materialism and international relations theory by focusing on the material conditions that structure contemporary global circulation. Focusing on passports, containers, vehicles, currency, and drugs, this contributes to the conversation about how to use the insights of Science and Technology Studies, particularly Actor-Network Theory in IR