Talk: 'Pacifism as a Discursive Resistance to Contemporary Studies'
October 12, 2016
4:00 pm-6:00 pm
UMass Amherst Campus
Richard Jackson, professor of peace studies and deputy director at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (NCPACS), University of Otago, New Zealand, speaks on "Pacifism as a Discursive Resistance to Contemporary Studies."
Jackson has published 10 books and more than 60 articles and book chapters on critical terrorism studies, the causes of war, political violence, conflict resolution and pacifism. Recently, he published a novel titled Confessions of a Terrorist (2014, Zed Books), which tries to explore why someone would become a terrorist. His latest academic book is The Routledge Handbook of Critical Terrorism Studies.
Refreshments will be served.