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J. Peter Burgess

Professor
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Biography

Peter is a philosopher and political scientist. He is Professor and Chair of Geopolitics of Risk at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, and Adjunct Professor at the Center for Advanced Security Theory (CAST) at the University of Copenhagen. He is Series Editor of the Routledge New Security Studies collection. His research and writing concern the meeting place between culture and politics in particular in Europe, with a focus on the theory and ethics of security and insecurity. He has published 11 books and over 65 articles in the fields of philosophy, political science, gender studies, cultural history, security studies and cultural theory, and developed and directed a range of collaborative research projects with European partners. He has contributed to the development of research policy as a consultant to the European Commission, and collaborated in the elaboration of public policy in Norway, France, and Poland.

Location

4B317
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussels

Publications

The Insecurity of Critique

01/01/2019
The Insecurity of Critique Burgess, J. P. , 2019 , In : Security Dialogue. 50 , 1 , p. 95-111

Research output : Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review

Original language English Pages (from-to) 95-111 Journal Security Dialogue Volume 50 Issue number 1...

Responsible innovation in security: Setting the scene

01/01/2018
Responsible innovation in security: Setting the scene Burgess, J. P. , Reniers, G., Ponnet, K., Hardyns, W. & Smit, W., 2018 , Socially Responsible Innovation in Security: Critical Reflexions. Burgess, J. P., Reniers, G., Ponnet, K., Hardyns, W. & Smit, W. (eds.). Routledge , (New...

Danger, innovation, responsibility: Imagining future security

01/01/2018
Danger, innovation, responsibility: Imagining future security Burgess, J. P. , 2018 , Socially Responsible Innovation in Security: Critical Reflexions. Burgess, J. P., Ponnet, K., Hardyns, W. & Smit, W. (eds.). Routledge , p. 12-22

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Science blurring its edges into spirit: The quantum path to Ātma

01/01/2018
Science blurring its edges into spirit: The quantum path to Ātma Burgess, J. P. , 2018 , In : Millennium. 47 , 1 , p. 128-141

Research output : Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review

Original language English Pages (from-to) 128-141 Journal Millennium...

Socially Responsible Innovation in Security: Critical Reflexions

01/01/2018
Socially Responsible Innovation in Security: Critical Reflexions Burgess, J. P. (ed.) , Reniers, G. (ed.), Ponnet, K. (ed.), Hardyns, W. (ed.) & Smit, W. (ed.), 2018 , London: Routledge . (New Security Studies)

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Surveillance, Privacy and Security: Citizens’ Perspectives

01/01/2017
Surveillance, Privacy and Security: Citizens’ Perspectives Burgess, J. P. (ed.) , Friedewald, M. (ed.), Cas, J. (ed.), Bellanova, R. (ed.) & Peissl, W. (ed.), 2017 , Routledge . (New Security Studies)

Research output : Book/Report › Book › Research

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An Ethics of Security

01/01/2016
An Ethics of Security Burgess, J. P. , 2016 , Transformations of Security Studies: Dialogues, Diversity and Discipline. Daase, C., Junk, J. & Schlag, G. (eds.). Routledge , p. 94-108 (PRIO New Security Studies).

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The Societal Impact of Counterterrorist Legislation

01/10/2015
The Societal Impact of Counterterrorist Legislation Burgess, J. P. & Martin-Mazé, M., Oct 2015 , The Impact, Legitimacy and Effectiveness of EU Counter-Terrorism. Londres, F. (ed.). Routledge , p. 93-113 20 p.

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Identification of practices and procedures of compliance for the use of video surveillance archives

23/06/2013
Identification of practices and procedures of compliance for the use of video surveillance archives Burgess, J. P. & Kloza, D. , 23 Jun 2013 , Deliverable D2.3 of the ADVISE project [Advanced Video Surveill ed. Brussels. 24 p.

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A Threat against Europe ? Security, Migration and Integration

01/01/2011
A Threat against Europe ? Security, Migration and Integration Burgess, J. P. (ed.) & Gutwirth, S. (ed.) , 2011 , VUBPress ed. ASP . 215 p. (IES Publication Series)

Research output : Book/Report › Book › Research

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