Conference: State of Peacebuilding Conference, 2019, Austria

The Austrian Study Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR) held its annual State of Peacebuilding (StoP Conference) at Stadtschalaining in Austria from 9 to 10 December 2019. A small group of scholars (about 15) from around the world was invited to participate and share their work related to war and peace in the post-human … Continue reading Conference: State of Peacebuilding Conference, 2019, Austria

Conference: Earth System Governance Conference in Oaxaca, Mexico

The 2019 Earth System Governance (ESG) Conference in Oaxaca, Mexico was my first to attend the Earth System Governance conference, and I have to say the organizers raised a high bar. I enjoyed the culturally significant welcome reception, the beautiful historical venues for the parallel sessions, and the enriching discussion on sustainability and peace. Plus, I … Continue reading Conference: Earth System Governance Conference in Oaxaca, Mexico

Award: Australian Political Studies Association 2019 Pete Hay Early Career Researcher Prize

From 23-25 September 2019, I attended the annual Australian Political Studies Association held at Flinders University in Adelaida. I presented my working paper, titled "Peace in the Age of the Anthropocene," in which I argue that pursuing liberal peace can complement the actions needed for humanity to survive in the age of the Anthropocene. The paper … Continue reading Award: Australian Political Studies Association 2019 Pete Hay Early Career Researcher Prize

Conference: Restructuring the Architecture of International Peacebuilding

I was invited to present my working paper, "Reflexive Peacebuilding: Lessons from the Anthropocene Discourse," at a workshop/symposium, titled Restructuring the Architecture of International Peacebuilding in the Wake of Global Demographic Changes. The event was held at Waseda University from 12-13 September 2019 and attended by established scholars from within and outside of Japan, junior scholars, … Continue reading Conference: Restructuring the Architecture of International Peacebuilding