For a recent Social Research Methods assignment I undertook a (brief) discourse analysis of drone pilots’ accounts of their experiences as published in the media. The question I wanted to try to answer was:
In what ways are drone pilots’ accounts of their experiences gendered?
Continue reading Sex and Gender in Drone Pilot Interviews
Commitment to the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) therefore provides ASEAN with a major pathway toward realizing its vision of a caring and sharing community
Surin Pitsuwan, former Secretary General of ASEAN, 09/09/14
‘[R2P] won’t work, and you are condemning ASEAN. You are giving ASEAN a kiss of death’
Surin Pitsuwan (in reference to Cyclone Nargis), then Secretary General of ASEAN, 2008,
In the first seminar of the 2014-2015 ICCS Seminar Series, Justin Morris, University of Hull, argued for the curtailing of the UNSC veto when it comes to R2P. With regional organisations seen as being potential partners to the UN in regards to R2P, I want to explore under what circumstances R2P might have a future in ASEAN.
Continue reading R2P’s future in Southeast Asia: In need of reconceptualisation