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Conferences

2016, BISA US Foreign Policy Working Group Confernce, Bath 15-16 September. Paper presented: The Pentagon vs Aliens: National Security and Popular Culture under Obama.

2016, ISA Annual Convention, Atlanta March 16-19. Paper presented: "Indispensable nation" or "reluctant hegemon": How visions of leadership shape foreign and security policy in the United States and Germany 2nd paper presented: Best Friends Forever? – The UK-US security cooperation and the future of the ‘special relationship’

2016 4th Euroacademia Conference, Venice 3-4 March. Paper presented: The ‘Indispensable Nation’ in a post-American world: American Exceptionalism and the Obama Doctrine

2015 EISA Annual Conference, 23-26 September, Paper presented: The Fractured Consensus – How competing visions of grand strategy challenge the elite discourse of American hegemony from within. 2nd paper presented: Why the Pentagon loves fighting Aliens – The Military-Entertainment-Industrial Complex and the Popular Culture of National Security

2015 BISA US Foreign Policy Conference, 14-15 September, Paper presented: The Fractured Consensus – How competing visions of grand strategy challenge America’s global leadership role

2015, German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies, Annual Conference, March 19-21, Paper presented: The Pentagon vs. Aliens – The Military-Entertainment-Industrial Complex and the Popular Culture of National Security

2014, ECPR, General Conference, 3-6 September. Panel chair: Movie Wars, Virtual Security and the Militarised Imagination: The Role of Popular Culture in the Post-Heroic Society. Paper presented: The Pentagon vs. Aliens – The Military-Entertainment-Industrial Complex and the Popular Culture of National Security

2014, Conference on Contemporary Security Challenges in Asia, Bath University, 25 April. Paper presented: The Pivot between Containment and Engagement – American Grand Strategy and the Obama Administration’s Rebalancing to Asia

2014, ISA’s 55th Annual Convention, 26-29 March. Panel organised: Strategic Vision: Grand Strategy and Geopolitics in the 21st Century. Paper presented: Leading from Behind – A Critical Analysis of American Grand Strategy Discourse under President Obama. 2nd paper presented: President Obama and the Role of American Exceptionalism in a post-American World

2013, Warwick Graduate Conference in Security Studies, 31 October-1 November. Conference organiser.

2013, BISA US Foreign Policy Working Group Annual Conference, 17-18 September. Paper presented: Leading from Behind? President Obama, American Exceptionalism, and US Grand Strategy in a post-American Century

2013, BISA Annual Conference, 20-21 June. Panel organised: Grand Strategy between Theory and Practice. Paper presented: Is Hegemony still the Name of the Game? – A Critical Analysis of American Grand Strategy Discourse under President Obama

2012, BISA US Foreign Policy Working Group Annual Conference, 13-14 September. Panel organised: U.S. grand strategy: Understanding changes in U.S. grand strategy in contemporary international politics. Paper presented: Is Obama Resetting the Compass? Deconstructing the Geopolitical Vision of American Grand Strategy through Film