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Interview with photographer Tomas van Houtryve
Tomas van Houtryve and Svea Braeunert

mean is that the widespread use of drones in the domestic sphere effects a militarisation of that sphere, i.e., that we look at everyday settings with a militaristic and potentially violent gaze. The other side of that relationship is the effect you just mentioned – a domestication of drone technology and a concurrent lack of attention towards its implementation in war. TvH: Let me add one other aspect. The third issue I was not as aware of at the time and that has become very obvious by now is the massive growth of surveillance capitalism. And the drone is a sort

in Drone imaginaries
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Governing Precarity through Adaptive Design
Mark Duffield

accept and work with the world as is – rather than how it ought to be . In celebrating the positive demand for empathy, humility and resilience, adaptive design supplants the call for systemic change. This conservatism is an example of how a progressive neoliberalism ( Fraser, 2017 ) is dissolving and sapping the powers of resistance ( Han, 2010 ). The excessive positivity of adaptive design, its endless willingness to happily fail-forward into the future, suits the economic logic of late-capitalism. 2 To draw this out, it is necessary to

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
The case of Romania

The post-communist transition in Romania has been a period rife with high hopes and expectations as well as strong disappointments and disillusions. The engagement with these disappointments or disillusions has mainly fallen along the lines of critical editorial comments by dissidents and intellectuals or academic engagements that connect it to different forms of social and political apathy. What seems to be lacking however, is a more head-on engagement with disillusionment as a self-contained process that is not just a side-effect of political corruption or economic failures but rather an intrinsic part of any transition. This book provides the basis for a theory of disillusionment in instances of transition. It also elaborates on how such a theory could be applied to a specific case-study, in this instance, the Romanian transition from communism to capitalism. By defining disillusionment as the loss of particularly strong collective illusions, the book identifies what those illusions were in the context of the Romanian 1989 Revolution. It also seeks to understand the extent to which disillusionment is intrinsic to social change, and more importantly, determine whether it plays an essential role in shaping both the direction and the form of change. The book further inevitably places itself at the intersection of a number of different academic literatures: from regional and comparative studies, political science and "transitology" studies, to sociology, psychology and cultural studies.

An Interview with Celso Amorim, Former Brazilian Foreign Minister
Juliano Fiori

states, others, like the GATT [General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade], were only for the capitalist world. There was an order, which, in theory, combined Western democracy with a more-or-less regulated capitalism: the so-called liberal order – although perhaps ‘liberal’ isn’t the most precise term, either in political or economic terms. There were of course other characteristics. The promotion of human rights became one, for example, albeit selective. When South Korea was still under dictatorship, we would ask ‘What about South Korea? Shouldn’t it

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
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Humanitarianism in a Post-Liberal World Order
Stephen Hopgood

disillusioned with the truncated horizons of the New Left and resigned to the triumph, for a generation or two, of welfare capitalism ( Meiksins Wood, 1995 ). Before this, global humanitarianism had been a largely religious exercise, an extension of Christian ministry ( Barnett, 2011 ), while human rights barely registered on the world stage ( Moyn, 2010 ). From the 1970s on, the humanist international became a place where disillusioned rebels could continue to work, albeit in a new idiom, for those who suffered. They ceased working to any great extent on their

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Paul Currion

.1017/S181638311700042X . Schumpeter , J. A. ( 2003 ), Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy ( London : Routledge ). Scott-Smith , T. ( 2016 ), ‘ Humanitarian Neophilia: The “Innovation Turn” and Its Implications’ , Third World Quarterly , doi

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Catherine Akurut

. Holter , Ø. G. ( 1997 ). Gender, Patriarchy and Capitalism: A Social Forms Analysis , ( PhD thesis , The Work Research Institute and University of Oslo ). Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) ( 2015 ), Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action: Reducing Risk, Promoting Resilience and Aiding Recovery

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Bert Ingelaere

Rwanda’s Gacaca Courts for Genocide Crimes ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press ). Clark , P. ( 2010 ), The Gacaca Courts, Post-Genocide Justice and Reconciliation in Rwanda: Justice without Lawyers ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press ). de Lame , D. ( 2004 ), ‘Mighty Secrets, Public Commensality, and the Crisis of Transparency: Rwanda through the Looking Glass’ , Canadian Journal of African Studies , 38 : 2 , 279 – 317 . Deleuze , G. and Guattari , F. ( 2004 ), A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia ( New York : Continuum

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
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Digital Bodies, Data and Gifts
Kristin Bergtora Sandvik

Quarterly , 37 : 12 , 2229 – 51 . Segura , M. S. and Waisbord , S. ( 2019 ), ‘ Between Data Capitalism and Data Citizenship’ , Television & New Media , 20 : 4 , 412 – 19 Silk J. ( 2004 ), ‘ Caring at a

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
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Anca Mihaela Pusca

corruption or economic failures but rather an intrinsic part of any transition, directly connected to the nature of the new political, social and economic illusions emerging and old ones subsuming. This book attempts such a head-on engagement with the process of disillusionment, seeking on the one hand to provide the basis for a theory of disillusionment in instances of transition and, on the other hand, to elaborate on how such a theory could be applied to a specific case-study, in this instance, the Romanian transition from communism to capitalism. By defining

in Revolution, democratic transition and disillusionment