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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Critical war studies - Sociological and postcolonial approaches to armed conflict - Society, identity and security


Research output per year

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Research Output

  • 6 Article
  • 2 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Chapter

Critical War Studies

Brighton, S. & Edkins, J. (ed.), 2018, (Accepted) Routledge Handbook of Critical International Relations. Edkins, J. (ed.). Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Tragic Witnessing

Brighton, S. & Mackay, R. (ed.), 2015, Simulation, Exercise, Operations . Falmouth: Urbanomic, p. 41-47 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

‘Brown Britain: post-colonial politics and grand strategy’

Brighton, S. & Barkawi, T., 2013, In : International Affairs. 89, 5, p. 1109-1123 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

‘War/Truth: Foucault, Heraclitus and the hoplite Homer’

Brighton, S., 2013, In : Cambridge Review of International Affairs. 26, 4, p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Absent War Studies? War, Knowledge and Critique

Brighton, S., Barkawi, T., Strachan, H. (ed.) & Scheipers, S. (ed.), 2011, The Changing Character of War . Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 524-541 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)


  • 2 Other
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Publication peer-review

Neglected Encounters: Militarism, Race and the Politics of Coloniality

Shane Brighton (Participant)

20 Apr 201821 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

British Academy Conference Funding Proposal

Shane Brighton (Contributor), , Gavin Rand (Organiser), & Tarak Barkawi (Contributor)

26 Feb 2018

Activity: Other activity typesOther

International Political Sociology (Journal)

Shane Brighton (Peer reviewer)

02 Mar 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Military Histories in World Politics

Shane Brighton (Contributor), , Tarak Barkawi (Organiser), & Gavin Rand (Contributor)

10 Nov 2017

Activity: Other activity typesOther