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Lecturer in Politics
Area of expertise

Critical International Relations theory

Communication and conflict

Empathy and emotions

Humanitarian intervention and the use of force

Policy Area

Use of force/Diplomacy


Narratives of Conflict in the Middle East (UG)

Communication and Conflict in World Politics (UG)

Humanitarian Intervention: Civilians or Sovereignty? (MSc)

Recent Publications

Head, N. (2015) A politics of empathy: encounters with empathy in Israel and Palestine. Review of International Studies, (Accepted for Publication)

Head, N. (2013) Justifying violence: communicative ethics and the use of force in Kosovo. e-International Relations

Head, N. (2013) Tango: the intimate dance of conflict transformation. Open Democracy,

Head, N. (2012) Justifying Violence: Communicative Ethics and the Use of Force in Kosovo. Series: New approaches to conflict analysis. Manchester University Press: Manchester. ISBN 9780719083075

Head, N. (2012) Transforming relations with Iran: the missing dimension of the ‘moral imagination’. Interventions, 1(2), pp. 1-3.

Head, N. (2012) Transforming conflict: trust, empathy, and dialogue. International Journal of Peace Studies, 17(2), pp. 33-55.

Head, N. (2012) The contribution of trust, empathy, and dialogue: talking to Iran. International Studies Today, 2(1), p. 9.

Boon, V., and Head, N. (2010) Critical theory and the language of violence: exploring the issues. Journal of Global Ethics, 6(2), pp. 79-87.

Head, N. (2010) Bringing reflective judgement into International Relations: Genocide in Rwanda. Journal of Global Ethics, 6(2), pp. 191-204.

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