Month: June 2018

ASA Book Award for ‘The Rise of Organised Brutality’

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I am delighted to hear that my 2017 book ‘The Rise of Organised Brutality: A Historical Sociology of Violence’ was co-recipient of this year’s American Sociological Association Peace, War, and Social Conflict Best Book Award.


‘War and Peoplehood’ talk, Vienna

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I look forward to giving a keynote lecture ‘War and Peoplehood through time: Towards the sociological longue durée’ at the conference ‘War and Peoplehood in the Middle Ages in a Comparative Perspective’, Vienna, 18-19 June 2018:


Book debate ‘The Rise of Organised Brutality’

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I look forward to debating my ‘The Rise of Organised Brutality’ at Violence, Space and the Political conference at NUI, Galway on Friday, 8th June, 2018:

Interview for Croatian weekly ‘Nacional’

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I gave a longer  interview on Ireland, nationhood and other themes for the Croatian weekly ‘Nacional’ (29/5/2018):