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'Taking Risks' with our artist in residence
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October 10, 2014 12:03 PM PDT
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Dr Lola Frost is the Department's first artist in residence. She talks about her exhibition 'Taking Risks', which opened this week and can be visited until 25 October (Somerset House, East Wing, level -2).

More on Lola Frost's exhibition here.

Presented by Dr Peter Busch

DISCLAIMER: Any information, statements or opinions contained in these podcasts are those of the individual speakers. They do not represent the opinions of the Department of War Studies or King's College London.

Attrition: Philpott on the First World War
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October 02, 2014 06:45 AM PDT
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In the first of the 2014/15 series of podcasts, William Philpott, Professor of the History of Warfare in the department, talks about his new book: War of Attrition: Fighting the First World War. More about the book here.

Jayne Peake tells us more about next week's events. More on our events web page.

Presented by Dr Peter Busch

DISCLAIMER: Any information, statements or opinions contained in these podcasts are those of the individual speakers. They do not represent the opinions of the Department of War Studies or King's College London.

Russia & Crimea: past & present
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March 28, 2014 09:57 AM PDT
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Andrew Lambert, Laughton Professor of Naval History in the department, gives his perspective of the Crimean crisis. You can also watch a shorter version of this interview on our YouTube channel.

More on Professor Lambert here.

Dr Alan James and current student Rachel Blackman talk about the department's MA History of Warfare. More on this and our other MAs here.

Jayne Peake provides details of next week's events.

Events website

Presented by Dr Peter Busch 

DISCLAIMER: Any information, statements or opinions contained in this podcast are those of the individual speakers. They do not represent the opinions of the Department of War Studies or King's College London.

Anatol Lieven on crisis in Ukraine
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March 14, 2014 12:03 PM PDT
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Anatol Lieven, Professor of International Relations in the department, gives his views on the crisis in Ukraine and its international implications.

More about Professor Lieven here

You can also watch a shorter version of this interview on our YouTube channel.

Jayne Peake provides details of next week's events.

Events website

Presented by Dr Peter Busch 

DISCLAIMER: Any information, statements or opinions contained in this podcast are those of the individual speakers. They do not represent the opinions of the Department of War Studies or King's College London.

Russia's understanding of war
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March 07, 2014 03:00 PM PST
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Against the background of the crisis in the Ukraine, Oscar Jonsson, doctoral student in the department, discusses Russia's way of warfare. Also on the situation in Ukraine: Professor Anatol Lieven in the Huffington Post: Why Obama shouldn’t fall for Putin’s Ukrainian folly.

In our series 'Where are they now?' we hear from our alumnus Adrian Johnson who is now the Director of Publications and Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).

More about our MA in Conflict, Security & Development -- and our other MA programmes here.

Jayne Peake provides details of next week's events.

Events website. You can also watch (or listen to) some of our previous events on our YouTube channel

Presented by Dr Peter Busch 

DISCLAIMER: Any information, statements or opinions contained in this podcast are those of the individual speakers. They do not represent the opinions of the Department of War Studies or King's College London.

King's of War Relaunched
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February 28, 2014 09:42 AM PST
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Dr Thomas Rid, Reader in the Department, talks about the relaunch of the King's of War blog. 

If you'd like to check out the blog, click here.

Our MA student Sudhir Selvaraj talks to Professor Hilton Root, currently vising professor in the Department of Political Economy, about his new book 'Dynamic About Nations'.

Jayne Peake provides details of next week's events.

Events website. You can also watch (or listen to) some of our previous events on our YouTube channel

Presented by Dr Peter Busch 

DISCLAIMER: Any information, statements or opinions contained in this podcast are those of the individual speakers. They do not represent the opinions of the Department of War Studies or King's College London.

Cumberland Lodge: Post-colonial subject / PTSD / Re-integration of soldiers
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February 21, 2014 10:40 AM PST
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The Department of War Studies held its annual postgraduate research student conference at Cumberland Lodge this week. We talked to three of our students after they presented her early findings and ideas.

Laurie Benson: Creative expression, conflict and identity between post-colonial France and Algeria

Stefan Schilling: Beyond the Trauma Count(s) - A Comparative Analysis of Post Traumatic Stress in Soldiers from Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom

Alison Brettle: Social Networks, Informal Mechanisms and the Reintegration of Ex-Combatants

Jayne Peake provides details of next week's events.

Events website. You can also watch (or listen to) some of our previous events on our YouTube channel

Presented by Dr Peter Busch 

DISCLAIMER: Any information, statements or opinions contained in this podcast are those of the individual speakers. They do not represent the opinions of the Department of War Studies or King's College London.

India and the US
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February 14, 2014 11:07 AM PST
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Why will the US and India never form an alliance? Dr Rudra Chaudhuri, Lecturer in South East Asian Security and Strategic Affairs in the department, explains when he talks about his new book 'Forged in Crisis: India and the United States since 1947'.

More about Dr Chaudhuri here; and if you'd like to purchase the book, here's a link.

Jayne Peake provides details of next week's events.

Events website. You can also watch (or listen to) some of our previous events on our YouTube channel

Presented by Dr Peter Busch 

DISCLAIMER: Any information, statements or opinions contained in this podcast are those of the individual speakers. They do not represent the opinions of the Department of War Studies or King's College London.

Refugees in Eastern Sudan / India's nuclear policy
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February 07, 2014 11:23 AM PST
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Dr Helen Thiollet, Sciences Po Paris, talks about Eritrean refugee camps in Eastern Sudan. Her research challenges the view that refugees in camps are just victims who are trapped in their situation and have not agency. 

More about Dr Thiollet here

Dr Gaurav Kampani, researcher at the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies, investigates the question if India’s nuclear posture and use philosophy is undergoing radical transformation.

Jayne Peake provides details of next week's events.

Events website. You can also watch (or listen to) some of our previous event on our YouTube channel

Presented by Dr Peter Busch 

DISCLAIMER: Any information, statements or opinions contained in this podcast are those of the individual speakers. They do not represent the opinions of the Department of War Studies or King's College London.

Hobbs on Nuclear security education / Urban on War & UK media
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January 31, 2014 09:46 AM PST
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Dr Christopher Hobbs, Deputy Director for Knowledge Transfer at the department's Centre for Science and Security Studies talks about his work on nuclear security education.

More about Dr Hobbs here.

BBC Newsnight's diplomatic and defence editor Mark Urban gave this year's War Studies lecture. We have a clip here in which he discusses his experience of covering the Iraq war. His lecture on War and the British media is available in full on our YouTube Channel

MA students Luciana Tellez and Hillary Briffa talk about the 2014 Conflict, Security and Development Conference on 'Organised Crime in Conflict Zones'. Tickets are 15 pounds for students and University of London staff and 30 pounds for professionals. More about the conference here.

We also have details of next week's events. Events website.

Presented by Jayne Peake 

DISCLAIMER: Any information, statements or opinions contained in this podcast are those of the individual speakers. They do not represent the opinions of the Department of War Studies or King's College London.

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