Navigating Palestinian (in)visibility through film

By Mari Jones My dissertation findings will emerge from the analysis of two documentary films on women in Palestine, and will aim to discuss the political implications of film analysis as a research method. This blog post maps out the history of film use in Palestine more broadly and introduces the political philosophy of JacquesContinue reading “Navigating Palestinian (in)visibility through film”

The Slow Food movement in the Time of Matteo Salvini

By Emanuele Amo The following wants to be a provocative reflection on the Slow Food movement’s activism within the current day Italian society. The last parliamentary election saw an incredible success of the populist and anti-European political forces and nowadays the Italian Interior Minister is Matteo Salvini, the leader of the Lega, one of theContinue reading “The Slow Food movement in the Time of Matteo Salvini”

The Politics of Absence

By Alex Joseph In much of modern Western philosophy concerned with theories of affect , there is a focus on the power of matter; the capacity of matter to affect and be affected, situated in a malaise of chaotic interactions that are constantly becoming and re-becoming, bringing phenomena to life. Theories of affect are inContinue reading “The Politics of Absence”