Critical Security Studies
The Critical Security Studies (CSS) research group focuses on issues related to:
- traditional security (such as the proliferation, management and resolution of armed conflict)
- non-traditional security concerns (including transnational organised crime; terrorism; human security and the everyday spaces and practices of security).
The group is particularly interested in the intersections between traditional and non-traditional security and encourages interdisciplinary knowledge-exchange and approaches to the conceptualisation and management of security challenges.
CSS brings together researchers and scholars who work in the broad areas of its remit with the aim of:
- presenting and reviewing work-in-progress by group members or guests
- commenting on grant applications in progress
- hosting reading groups
- generating external grant applications
- generating internal funding bids to hold events and/or workshops
- fostering co-operation with external partners.