Dr Cristina Masters

Lecturer in International Politics

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Activities and esteem

Academic Invitations to External Lectures and Department Seminars

“Feeling War,” Feeling War, PAIS, University of Warwick, May 10th, 2017.

“Criticality in Feminist Politics,” Department of Politics and International Relations, Cardiff University, October 14th, 2016.

“Getting Intimate to Rethink International Politics,” A Workshop on the intimate and V. Spike Peterson, Politics, University of Manchester, September 21st, 2016.

“Scenes of Empathy: Sensuous spectatorship, post-9/11 war films and everyday participation in liberal war,” PAIS Seminar Series, University of Warwick, February 24th, 2016.

“Forget Biopolitics,” Oxford Brookes research seminar series, Department of Social Sciences, March 17th, 2015.

 

Paper Presentations

“A feminist goes to a war museum with her parents: on the intimacies of war and becoming feminist,” Militarization, Militarism and Feminism: Rethinking interrelations and contradictions workshop, June 30th, 2018, Vienna, Austria.

“#afeministsaiditfirst: Wilful Omissions, Mansplaining IR, Feminist Killjoys,” 7th Annual Conference, International Feminist Journal of Politics, April 3rd, 2018, San Francisco, USA.

“Reflections on life, living, and resistance: A feminist call to ‘forget’ biopolitics in IR,” 11th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, EISA, September 16th, 2017, Barcelona, Spain.

“Making feminist sense of the interface: gender, technology & war,” 11th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, EISA, September 15th, 2017, Barcelona, Spain.

“White Women, Saving White Men and Brown Women, from Brown Men?: The Gendered & Raced Politics of Violence,” International Feminist Journal of Politics 6th Annual Conference, South Asian University, April 10th, 2017, New Delhi, India.

“The Future of Sexual Violence,” (co-presented with Marysia Zalewski) 9th Pan-European Conference on International Relations: Worlds of Violence, EISA, September 25th, 2015, Sicily, Italy.

“Forget Biopolitics,” 56th Annual International Studies Association Conference, February 21st, 2015, New Orleans, USA.

“Zero Dark Thirty & the Sensuous Politics of Spectating War,” 56th Annual International Studies Association Conference, February 20th, 2015, New Orleans, USA.

“Kill(able) Subjects and Complex Embodiments in Drone Warfare: MAMs, Patterns of Life & Signature Strikes,”55th Annual International Studies Association Conference, March 29th, 2014, Toronto, Canada.

 

Roudtable Presentations

“Cataloguing Frankenstinian Subjects in IR: Cyborg, Perverse, Ventriloquized,” with Marysia Zalewski, Shine Choi, Swati Parashar, Michelle Brown, Saara Särmä, 57th Annual International Studies Association Conference, April 5th, 2018, San Francisco, USA.

"How Inappropriate! Exploring Boundaries of Disciplinary Performances,” with Marysia Zalewski, Laura McLeod, Swati Parashar, Shine Choi, Michelle Brown, Saara Särmä at the 57th Annual International Studies Association Conference, March 18th, 2016, Atlanta, USA.

Presidential Theme Panel - Feminist International Relations Today: Transformation In Action,” with Marysia Zalewski, Swati Parashar, Laura McLeod, and V. Spike Peterson at the 56th Annual International Studies Association Conference, February 21st, 2015, New Orleans, USA.

“Sex, Gender, Desire, Violence” a workshop with Maria Stern, Paul Higate, Paul Kirby, Marysia Zalewski, Marsha Henry, Robin May Schott, Maria Malmstrom, Maria Eriksson Baaz, and Chris Dolan at the Centre for Globalisation and Development, Gothenburg Univeristy, Sweden, June 9-10th, 2014.*

“Feminism and Its Crisis’, with Julia Welland, Claire Lyness, Same Cook, Rosalie Clark, at the International Feminist Journal of Politics 3rd Annual Conference, University of Southern California, May 9th, 2014, LA, USA.

“Consuming Feminisms?: A Critical (Re)engagement of the Relationship between Feminisms and Capitalisms,” with Marysia Zalewski, Terrell Carver, Georgina Waylen, and Shirin Rai at the Political Studies Association Annual Conference, April 15th, 2014, Manchester, UK.

“(More) Dead Bodies and More Theories (and methodologies): Is it time for Gaga Feminism in IR?” with Marysia Zalewski, Megan Daigle, Laura McLeod at the Political Studies Association Annual Conference, April 15th, 2014, Manchester, UK.

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