Brad Evans on Histories of Violence
In this interview, Dr Brad Evans discusses the inspiration for Histories of Violence, the value of multimedia, the complex phenomenon of violence and the trans-disciplinarity at the heart of his project.
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Histories of Violence
Ten Years of Terror: Ten years of Terror: a series on the Guardian’s comment is free
In this video series, created and produced by Brad Evans, prominent scholars explore the legacy of 9/11 and discuss the theoretical, empirical and aesthetic dimensions to violence.
Post 9/11: New thinking is needed about September 11
This article, by Brad Evans and Simon Critchley, introduced the Ten Years of Terror series in The Guardian, 31 August 2011.
Guggenheim screening: Guggenheim Museum screening of the Ten Years of Terror film
In recognition of the ten year anniversary of September 11th, the Guggenheim Museum New York screened Ten Years of Terror. Film directors Brad Evans and Simon Critchley were available for questions following each screening.
Dr Brad Evans
Brad Evans’ work focuses on the problems of Global Security, War, and the links between violence and political subjectivity.
He is the Founder and Director of the Histories of Violence Project. His co-directed film “Ten Years of Terror” has received international acclaim, screening in various venues including the Guggenheim in New York (September 2011).
Brad is a listed contributor for the Guardian Newspaper’s Comment is Free, and an affiliate member of the Zygmunt Bauman Institute.
Brad was also recently appointed a consultant on violence with Opera North.
Having left Leeds in 2012, Brad now works as a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Bristol.