A Special Issue co-edited by Mihaela Mihai and Mathias Thaler and entitled "Political Violence and the Imagination" is now forthcoming in Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy. Mihaela also contributed an article on complicity, memory and hope.

Table of Contents

  1. ‘Introduction’ by Mihaela Mihai and Mathias Thaler, Politics and International Relations, University of Edinburgh, UK
  2. ‘Understanding complicity: Memory, hope and the imagination’ by Mihaela Mihai, Politics and International Relations, University of Edinburgh, UK.
  3. ‘The arts of refusal: Tragic unreconciliation, pariah humour, and haunting laughter’ by Bronwyn Leebaw, Political Science, University of California, Riverside, US.
  4. ‘How America disguises its violence: colonialism, mass incarceration, and the need for resistant imagination by Shari Stone-Mediatore, Philosophy, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, US.
  5. ‘The subversive potential of Leo Tolstoy’s “defamiliarisation”: A case study in drawing on the imagination to denounce violence’ by Alexandre Christoyannopoulos, Politics and International Relations, Loughborough University, UK.
  6. ‘Our wildest imagination: Violence, narrative, and sympathetic identification’ by Jade Schiff, Politics, Oberlin College, Oberlin, US.
  7. ‘On Representation(s): Art, violence and the political imaginary of South Africa by Eliza Garnsey, Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge, UK.
  8. ‘The Art and Politics of imagination: Remembering mass violence against women’ by Maria Alina Asavei, International Studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.