Professor Anthony Burke

Professor of International & Political Studies
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Anthony Burke teaches in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at UNSW Canberra (2008-), and previously worked in the School of Social Sciences and International Studies at UNSW in Sydney (2005-7) and the Universities of Adelaide (2001-4) and Queensland (2001), and worked for two years as a research officer in the Senate's environment, arts and communications committee (1999-2000), where he co-authored reports on the ABC, the Jabiluka uranium mine and Australia's response to climate change.

Anthony is a leading international scholar in the areas of international security studies, international ethics, war and peace, and political and international relations theory. His current interests include cosmopolitanism, new security agendas and conflicts, war and peace, security ethics, the posthuman, and climate change.

Books

Burke A, 2017, Uranium, First, Polity Press, Cambridge, http://au.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0745670520.html

Burke AD; Lee-Koo K; McDonald M, 2014, Ethics And Global Security: A Cosmopolitan Approach, First, Routledge, Abingdon and New York, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415810012/

Burke A, 2008, Fear of security: Australia's invasion anxiety, 10.1017/CBO9780511720543

Burke AD, 2007, Critical Security in the Asia-Pacific, First, Manchester University Press, Manchester

Devetak R; Burke A; George J, 2007, An introduction to international relations: Australian perspectives, 10.1017/CBO9781139168557

Burke A, 2006, Beyond security, ethics and violence: War against the other, 10.4324/9780203965702

Book Chapters

Burke AD, 2017, 'Security cosmopolitanism and global governance', in Burke AD; parker R (ed.), Global Insecurity: Futures of Global Chaos and Governance, edn. First, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 83 - 100, 10.1057/978-1-349-95145-1

Burke AD; Parker R, 2017, 'The United Nations and Global Security', in Burke A; Parker (ed.), Global Insecurity: Futures of Global Chaos and Governance, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 347 - 367, 10.1057/978-1-349-95145-1

Burke AD, 2017, 'Introduction: From Collective to Global Security', in Burke A; Parker R (ed.), Global Insecurity: Futures of Global Chaos and Governance, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1 - 19, 10.1057/978-1-349-95145-1

Burke AD, 2016, 'The ethical sources of security cosmopolitanism', in Nyman J; Burke AD (ed.), Ethical Security Studies: A New Research Agenda, edn. First, Routledge, London, pp. 145 - 159, https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138912328

Burke AD; Nyman J, 2016, 'Imagining ethical security studies', in Burke AD; Nyman J (ed.), Ethical Security Studies: A New Research Agenda, edn. First, Routledge, London, pp. 1 - 14, https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138912328

Burke AD, 2016, 'International Political Theory', in Guillaume X; Bilgin P (ed.), Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology, Routledge, London and New York, pp. 60 - 70, https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Handbook-of-International-Political-Sociology/Guillaume-Bilgin/p/book/9780415732253

Burke AD, 2014, '“Nuclear Reason: At the Limits of Strategy”', in Nuclear Disarmament And Alternative Voices On Nuclear Issues, Nuclear Politics: Volume Four,, edn. First, Sage, Los Angeles and London, https://au.sagepub.com/en-gb/oce/nuclear-politics/book242152#contents

Burke AD, 2012, 'Australia's Global Security: A Model National Strategy for a More Secure World', in Altman D; Camilleri JA; Eckersley R; Hoffstaedter G (ed.), Why human security matters: Rethinking Australian foreign policy, edn. First, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, pp. 88 - 106, http://www.allenandunwin.com/default.aspx?page=305&book=9781743312025

Burke AD, 2011, 'Security', in An Introduction to International Relations, edn. Second, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 160 - 171, http://www.cambridge.org/gb/knowledge/isbn/item6528780/?site_locale=en_GB

Burke AD, 2010, 'Security as Ethics', in Burgess PJ (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of New Security Studies, edn. 2010, Routledge, London and New York, pp. 90 - 99

Burke A, 2009, 'Postmodernism', in The Oxford Handbook of International Relations, 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199219322.003.0021

Burke AD, 2008, 'Cause and effect in the war on terror', in Bellamy AJ; Bleiker R; Davies SE; Devetak R (ed.), Security and the War on Terror, edn. First, Routledge, London, pp. 25 - 41

Burke AD, 2007, 'Security Politics and Us: Sovereignty, Volence and Power after 9/11', in Suvendrini Perera (ed.), Our Patch: Enacting Australian Sovereignty Power after 9/11, edn. First, Network Books, Perth, pp. 197 - 218

Burke AD, 2007, 'Asia-Pacific Security Legacies and Futures', in Burke; McDonald (ed.), Critical Security in the Asia-Pacific, edn. First, Manchester University Press, Manchester, pp. 1 - 21

Burke AD, 2007, 'Australia paranoid: security politics and identity policy', in Burke; McDonald (ed.), Critical Security in the Asia-Pacific, edn. First, Manchester University Press, Manchester, pp. 121 - 135

Burke AD, 2006, 'Critical Approaches to Security and Strategy', in Ayson R; Ball D (ed.), Strategy and Security in the Asia-Pacific, edn. 1st, Allen and Unwin, St Leonards, NSW, pp. 152 - 159

Burke AD, 2004, 'Images of Ourselves: Justice and the War on Terrorism', in Fawkner P (ed.), A Fair Go In an Age of Terror, edn. Original, David Lovell Publishing, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 106 - 115

Journal articles

Burke AD; Lee-Koo K; McDonald M, 2016, 'An ethics of global security', Journal of Global Security Studies, vol. 1, pp. 64 - 79, 10.1093/jogss/ogv004

Burke A; Fishel S; Mitchell A; Dalby S; Levine DJ, 2016, 'Planet Politics: A Manifesto from the End of IR', Millennium: Journal of International Studies, vol. 44, pp. 499 - 523, 10.1177/0305829816636674

Burke A, 2016, 'Nuclear time: temporal metaphors of the nuclear present', Critical Studies on Security, vol. 4, pp. 73 - 90, 10.1080/21624887.2016.1162394

Burke A, 2016, 'Nuclear politics: beyond positivism', Critical Studies on Security, vol. 4, pp. 1 - 5, 10.1080/21624887.2016.1181845

Burke A, 2015, 'Security cosmopolitanism: the next phase', Critical Studies on Security, vol. 3, pp. 190 - 212, 10.1080/21624887.2015.1065109

Burke AD, 2013, 'Security cosmopolitanism', Critical Studies on Security, vol. 1, pp. 13 - 28, 10.1080/21624887.2013.790194

Burke A, 2013, 'The good state, from a cosmic point of view', International Politics, vol. 50, pp. 57 - 76, 10.1057/ip.2012.28

Burke A, 2011, 'Humanity after biopolitics: On the global politics of human being', Angelaki - Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, vol. 16, pp. 101 - 114, 10.1080/0969725X.2011.641348

Randell-Moon H; Anderson N; Bretag T; Burke A; Grieshaber S; Lambert A; Saltmarsh D; Yelland N, 2011, 'Journal editing and ethical research practice: Perspectives of journal editors', Ethics and Education, vol. 6, pp. 225 - 238, 10.1080/17449642.2011.632717

Burke A, 2010, 'Questions of community: Australian identity and Asian change', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 45, pp. 75 - 93, 10.1080/10361140903517726

Burke AD, 2010, '“Lurking in the American mind”, Review of Susan A. Brewer, Why America Fights: Patriotism and War Propaganda from the Philippines to Iraq (Oxford University Press, 2010)', Australian Book Review, pp. 23 - 24

Burke AD, 2009, 'Nuclear Reason: At the Limits of Strategy', International Relations, vol. 23, pp. 506 - 529, 10.1177/0047117809348697

Burke A, 2009, 'Metaterror', INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, vol. 23, pp. 61 - 67, 10.1177/0047117808100610

Burke AD, 2008, 'The end of terrorism studies', Critical Studies on terrorism, vol. 1, pp. 37 - 49

Burke AD, 2008, 'Life in the hall of smashed mirrors: Biopolitics and terror today', Borderlands e-journal, vol. 7

Burke AD, 2008, 'Life in the hall of smashed mirrors', Meanjin, vol. 67, pp. 88 - 100

Burke A, 2008, 'Recovering humanity from man: Hannah Arendt's troubled cosmopolitanism', International Politics, vol. 45, pp. 514 - 521, 10.1057/ip.2008.17

Burke A, 2008, 'Morality and Political Violence', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, vol. 43, pp. 764 - 765

Burke AD, 2007, 'Ontologies of War: Violence, Existence and Reason', Theory and Event, vol. 10:2, pp. 1 - 34

Burke AD, 2007, 'Beyond Security in the Middle-East: An Ethics for (Co)Existence', Borderlands e-journal, vol. 6

Burke AD; Gelber K, 2005, 'Can Human Rights Save Us?', Arena Magazine, pp. 43 - 46

Burke AD, 2005, 'Iraq: Strategy`s Burnt Offering', Global Change, Peace and Security, vol. 11, pp. 191 - 213

Burke AD, 2005, 'Against the New Internationalism', Ethics and International Affairs, vol. 19, pp. 73 - 89

Burke AD, 2005, 'Freedom`s Freedom: American Enlightment and Permanent War', Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture, vol. 11, pp. 315 - 343

Burke AD, 2004, 'Just War or Ethical Peace? Moral Discourses of Strategic Violence after 9/11', International Affairs, vol. 80, pp. 329 - 353

Burke AD; Hables-Gray C, 2003, 'Dance of the In-Between: Humans, Movement, Sites', Borderlands e-journal, vol. 1

Burke AD, 2003, 'Killing and Responsibility: A Dialogue with Joanna Bourke', Borderlands e-journal, vol. 2

Burke AD; McInerney D, 2003, 'New Languages: Power, Feeling, Communication', Borderlands e-journal, vol. 2

Conference Presentations

Burke AD, 2014, 'Roundtable on the book Ethics and Global Security', in Roundtable on the book Ethics and Global Security, Oceanic Conference on International Studies, University of Melbourne, Australia, presented at Oceanic Conference on International Studies, University of Melbourne, Australia, 09 - 11 July 2014

Burke AD, 2011, 'The Good State from a Cosmic Point of View, . 11-13 July 2011.', in The Good State from a Cosmic Point of View, . 11-13 July 2011., “Purposes Beyond Ourselves: Power and Principle in Foreign Policy”, University of Queensland, Brisbane, presented at “Purposes Beyond Ourselves: Power and Principle in Foreign Policy”, University of Queensland, Brisbane, 11 - 13 July 2011

Burke A, 2007, 'Cause and effect in the war on terror', in Security and the War on Terror, pp. 25 - 41, presented at Security and the War on Terror, 10.4324/9780203028094

Burke A, 2005, 'Freedom's freedom: American enlightenment and permanent war', in Social Identities, pp. 315 - 343, presented at , 10.1080/13504630500356322

Burke AD; Brennan F, 2004, 'Just wars and human rights', in Just wars and human rights, Lenten Seminar series, “A fair go in an age of terror?”, Adelaide, presented at Lenten Seminar series, “A fair go in an age of terror?”, Adelaide, 09 March 2004

Burke AD, 2004, 'Tragedy and Politics and Postmodern Peace: Against the New Internationalism', in Tragedy and Politics and Postmodern Peace: Against the New Internationalism, 5th European Conference on International Relations, The Hague, Netherlands, presented at 5th European Conference on International Relations, The Hague, Netherlands, 09 - 11 September 2004

Burke AD, 2004, 'Postmodern Peace: Against the New Internationalism', in Postmodern Peace: Against the New Internationalism, Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK, presented at , Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK, 01 August 2004

Burke AD, 2003, 'Social Science: Why does it matter?”,', in Social Science: Why does it matter?”,, Creating Spaces Conference, Australian National University, presented at Creating Spaces Conference, Australian National University, 01 July 2003

Burke AD, 2003, 'Violent Reasons: War, Modernity and Technology', in Violent Reasons: War, Modernity and Technology, Department of Politics Seminar Series 2003, University of Adelaide, presented at Department of Politics Seminar Series 2003, University of Adelaide, 01 October 2003

Burke AD, 2003, 'Just war or ethical peace?', in Just war or ethical peace?, Symposium on Ethics and Foreign Policy, University of Queensland, presented at Symposium on Ethics and Foreign Policy, University of Queensland, 01 July 2003

Creative Written Works

Burke AD, 2017, Australia's Misstep On Nuclear Weapons Treaty, Publication: Australian Institute for International Affairs, Canberra, publication category: Creative Written Works, http://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australian_outlook/australias-misstep-nuclear-weapons-treaty/

Burke AD; Fishel S, 2016, Politics for the planet: why nature and wildlife need their own seats at the UN, publication category: Creative Written Works, https://theconversation.com/politics-for-the-planet-why-nature-and-wildlife-need-their-own-seats-at-the-un-59892

Burke AD, 2012, “Security council win a golden opportunity to fix national security at home”, publication category: Creative Written Works, https://theconversation.com/security-council-win-a-golden-opportunity-to-fix-national-security-at-home-10225

Burke AD, 2011, “A fantasy debate, disdainful of basic facts”, Publication: Australian Broadcasting Corporation, publication category: Creative Written Works, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-09-02/burke-a-fantasy-debate-bereft-of-basic-facts/2867052

Burke AD, 2010, Remarks at opening of Michael Callaghan exhibition, ANU School of Art, publication category: Creative Written Works

Burke AD; Gelber K, 2006, Can human rights save us?, publication category: Creative Written Works

Recorded / Rendered Creative Works

Burke AD, 2006, The Philosophy of War, ABC Radio National, Online, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.abc.net.au/rn/philosopherszone/stories/2006/1759638.htm

Working Papers

Burke AD, 2007, What security makes possible: some thoughts on critical security studies, Department of International Relations, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, What security makes possible : some thoughts on critical security studies, Working Paper 2007/1, http://rspas.anu.edu.au/ir/pubs/work_papers/07-1.pdf

Edited Books

Pedersen M, Global Insecurity: Futures of Global Chaos and Governance

Burke AD, Ethical Security Studies: A New Research Agenda