SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Mark Laffey

BA, MA (Canterbury, New Zealand), PhD (Minnesota)
  • Overview
  • Teaching
  • Expertise
  • Publications

Overview

Mark Laffey
Faculty of Law and Social Sciences (L&SS)

Faculty Board Member

Department of Politics and International Studies

Academic Board Member

Centre on Conflict, Rights and Justice

Founding Member

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)

Member

Academic Board

Ex-Officio Member

Name:
Dr Mark Laffey
Email address:
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7898 4744
Address:
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
225
Office Hours:
Term 2 Tuesdays 4-6pm

Teaching

Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Behar Sadriu, Broadcasting ‘Soft Power’: Rhetoric and Networks as tools of Turkey’s Foreign Policy in the Western Balkans
  • Leda Betti, Making Cars, Remaking People: the Italian State and the Rescaling of Class Relations in the Fiat-Chrysler Case
  • Pia Ljungman, Making Money: Remodelling Europe The causes and consequences of the European sovereign debt crisis narrative
  • Vino Kanapathipillai, The state-corporate-security nexus.
Previous Modules Taught:
  • International Politics
  • Geopolitics: Space and Power
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • International Theory
  • International Relations 1: Foundations of World Politics (CISD)
  • International Relations 2: Contemporary World Politics (CISD)

Expertise

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Available for
Regional Expertise
  • Global
Country Expertise
Languages

Publications

Articles

Laffey, Mark and Nadarajah, Suthaharan (2012) 'The Hybridity of Liberal Peace: States, Diasporas and Insecurity'. Security Dialogue, (43) 5, pp 402-419.

Laffey, Mark (2010) 'Things Lost and Found: Richard Ashley and the Silences of Thinking Space'. Review of International Studies, (36) 4, pp 989-1004.

Laffey, Mark and Weldes, Jutta (2008) 'Decolonizing the Cuban Missile Crisis'. International Studies Quarterly, (52) 3, pp 555-577.

Barkawi, Tarak and Laffey, Mark (2006) 'The Postcolonial Moment in Security Studies'. Review of International Studies, (32) 2, pp 329-352.

Laffey, Mark and Weldes, J. (2004) 'US Foreign Policy, Public Memory, and Autism: Representing September 11 and May 4'. Cambridge Review of International Affairs, (17) 2, pp 355-75.

Laffey, Mark (2003) 'Discerning the Patterns of World Order: Noam Chomsky and International Theory after the Cold War'. Review of International Studies, (29) 4, pp 587-604.

Laffey, Mark and Barkawi, T (2002) 'Retrieving the Imperial: Empire and International Relations'. Millennium: Journal of International Studies, (vol. 3), pp 109-127.

Laffey, Mark (2001) 'Tall Tales of the State and Its Trials: The World According to Liberal Cosmopolitanism'. Politologiske Studier, (4(2)), pp 74-81.

Laffey, Mark (2000) 'Locating Identity: Performativity, Foreign Policy and State Action'. Review of International Studies, (26 (3)), pp 429-444.

Laffey, Mark and Barkawi, T (1999) 'The Imperial Peace: Democracy, Force and Globalization'. European Journal of International Relations, (5 (4)), pp 403-434.

Laffey, Mark and Weldes, J (1997) 'Beyond Belief: Ideas and Symbolic Technologies in the Study of International Relations'. European Journal of International Relations, (3 (2)), pp 193-237.

Edited Books

Barkawi, T and Laffey, M, (eds.), (2001) Democracy, Liberalism and War: Rethinking the Democratic Peace Debates. Boulder, Co: Lynne Rienner (USA).

Weldes, Jutta and Laffey, Mark and Gusterson, Hugh and Duvall, Raymond, (eds.), (1999) Cultures of Insecurity: States, Communities and the Production of Danger. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. (Borderlines).

Book Chapters

Laffey, Mark and Nadarajah, Suthaharan (2016) 'Securing the diaspora: Policing global order'. In: Hönke, Jana and Muller, Markus-Michael, (eds.), The Global Making of Police: Postcolonial Perspectives . Abingdon: Routledge, pp 114-131.

Laffey, Mark and Nadarajah, Suthaharan (2016) 'Postcolonialism'. In: Collins, Alan, (ed.), Contemporary Security Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 122-138.

Laffey, Mark and Weldes, J. (2005) 'Policing and Global Governance'. In: Barnett, M. and Duvall, R., (eds.), Power in Global Gevernance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp 59-79.

Laffey, Mark and Weldes, Jutta (2004) 'Representing the International: Sovereignty after Modernity?'. In: Passavant, Paul and Dean, Jodi, (eds.), The Empire's New Clothes: reading Hardt and Negri. New York: Routledge, pp 121-142.

Laffey, Mark and Dean, Kathryn (2002) 'A Flexible Marxism for Flexible Times: globalization and historical materialism'. In: Rupert, M. and Smith, H., (eds.), Historical Materialism and Globalisation: Essays on Continuity and Change. London: Routledge, pp 90-109.

Laffey, Mark (1999) 'Adding an Asian Strand: Neoliberalism and the Politics of Culture in New Zealand, 1984-97'. In: Laffey/J, M, (ed.), Cultures of Insecurity: States Communities and the Production of Danger. Minneapolis: Univ of Minnesota Press, pp 233-260.

 

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