Thu, 16 Jul



Professor Catherine Lutz

Director of the Watson Institute’s The Costs of War study

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Professor Catherine Lutz

Time & Location

16 Jul 2020, 19:00


About The Event

Catherine Lutz is a professor of Anthropology and International Studies who has conducted extensive research on the effects of war, peacekeeping efforts by the UN, gender, military basing and anti-basing social movements. She currently leads a large interdisciplinary project entitled ‘The Costs of War’, which aims to exam the social, financial and human costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Professor Lutz has also taken roles in consulting with the UN department of peacekeeping operations and the Government of Guam.

She is also a published author, you may find her books: ‘The Homefront’, ‘The Bases of Empire’ and most recently ‘War and Health’, as further insights into the topics discussed in the podcast.

In this podcast our Development Officer, Zehra Munir, will be speaking with Professor Lutz about the ‘Costs of War’ project, the issues with ‘feminist’ foreign intervention, the ‘language of war’ used to talk about Covid-19, and sexual exploitation in peacekeeping.

We really hope you enjoy this podcast - keep an eye out for new episodes dropping in the coming weeks and months. New episodes will be announced here on our Facebook page.