Political Science and International Studies
PhD Researcher in Political Science and International Studies (ESRC 1+3)
School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS), University of Bristol
Start date: October 2020
Research topic: (Mis)representing the Military, War and Violence: A Visual and Discursive Analysis of the British Army’s Self-Representation on Social Media
My research focuses on the dynamics of military outreach in Britain and its effects on the normalisation of military power, war and violence in society. In particular, I wish to analyse how the military is using social media and other types of digital technology to infiltrate everyday, domestic spaces. In doing so, my aim is to ensure greater accountability for the moral implications of military action that military outreach obscures.
Research supervisors: Professor Tim Edmunds, Dr Chris Rossdale