Kandida Purnell

Kandida Purnell is a Teaching Fellow in Politics and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen, former Researcher on the Carnegie funded ‘War Commemoration, Military Culture, and Identity Politics in Scotland’ project, and holds a PhD in International Relations. Kandida’s research foregrounds bodies, body politics, and bodies politic as a means to underline the significance and implications of the particular embodiments of actors in the international system. Kandida’s also investigates and theorises the role of affect/emotion and feelings in politics and international relations. Having published and written on the 2013-2015 Guantánamo Bay hunger strike and the visual body politics of suffering and dead American soldiers since 9/11 (forthcoming), Kandida’s broad empirical foci are contemporary (post-9/11) American and British politics and international relations and the Global War on Terror (GWoT). Follow Kandida on Twitter: @kandidapurnell
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Kandida Purnell is a Teaching Fellow in Politics and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen, former Researcher on the Carnegie funded ‘War Commemoration, Military Culture, and Identity Politics in Scotland’ project, and holds a PhD in International Relations. Kandida’s research foregrounds bodies, body politics, and bodies politic as a means to underline the significance and implications of the particular embodiments of actors in the international system. Kandida’s also investigates and theorises the role of affect/emotion and feelings in politics and international relations. Having published and written on the 2013-2015 Guantánamo Bay hunger strike and the visual body politics of suffering and dead American soldiers since 9/11 (forthcoming), Kandida’s broad empirical foci are contemporary (post-9/11) American and British politics and international relations and the Global War on Terror (GWoT). Follow Kandida on Twitter: @kandidapurnell

Kandida Purnell

Kandida Purnell is a Teaching Fellow in Politics and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen, former Researcher on the Carnegie funded ‘War Commemoration, Military Culture, and Identity Politics in Scotland’ project, and holds a PhD in International Relations. Kandida’s research foregrounds bodies, body politics, and bodies politic as a means to underline the significance and implications of the particular embodiments of actors in the international system. Kandida’s also investigates and theorises the role of affect/emotion and feelings in politics and international relations. Having published and written on the 2013-2015 Guantánamo Bay hunger strike and the visual body politics of suffering and dead American soldiers since 9/11 (forthcoming), Kandida’s broad empirical foci are contemporary (post-9/11) American and British politics and international relations and the Global War on Terror (GWoT). Follow Kandida on Twitter: @kandidapurnell
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Kandida Purnell is a Teaching Fellow in Politics and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen, former Researcher on the Carnegie funded ‘War Commemoration, Military Culture, and Identity Politics in Scotland’ project, and holds a PhD in International Relations. Kandida’s research foregrounds bodies, body politics, and bodies politic as a means to underline the significance and implications of the particular embodiments of actors in the international system. Kandida’s also investigates and theorises the role of affect/emotion and feelings in politics and international relations. Having published and written on the 2013-2015 Guantánamo Bay hunger strike and the visual body politics of suffering and dead American soldiers since 9/11 (forthcoming), Kandida’s broad empirical foci are contemporary (post-9/11) American and British politics and international relations and the Global War on Terror (GWoT). Follow Kandida on Twitter: @kandidapurnell

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