|Doctoral Research Student in the School of Government and International Affairs|
Emil Archambault is a PhD Candidate at the School of Government and International Affairs at the University of Durham. His research concerns the evolution of conceptions of contemporary warfare, particularly as concerns the spatialisation of warfare. His research interests include theories of warfare, drone warfare, and spatialisations of war, as well as the political theory of Carl Schmitt and theories of International Relations.
Emil holds an MPhil in International Political Theory from the University of St Andrews and a Bachelors in Liberal Arts from Concordia University, Montreal. His MPhil thesis explored the international political thought of Carl Schmitt and his conception of political order.
Emil's doctoral research is supported by The University of Durham and the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
- Contemporary Conceptions of Warfare
- Drone Warfare
- The Political Theory of Carl Schmitt
- Critical Political Geography
- Right-Wing Extremism and Political Violence
- Archambault, Emil (2019). Imperialism and the Making of Armies. International Studies Review 21(3): 542-543.
- Archambault, Emil (2020). Book review: Rise and kill first. Contemporary Voices 1(3): 101-105.
- Archambault, Emil (2019). Book review: Death machines: the ethics of violent technologies. International Affairs 95(2): 470.
Chapter in book
- Archambault, Emil & Veilleux-Lepage, Yannick (2019). The Soldiers of Odin in Canada: The failure of a transnational ideology. In Vigilantism against Migrants and Minorities. Bjørgo, Tore & Mareš, Miroslav London: Routledge. 272-285.
- Veilleux-Lepage, Yannick & Archambault, Emil (2020). Drone imagery in Islamic State propaganda: flying like a state. International Affairs 96(4): 955-973.
- Archambault, Emil (2020). A good guy with a drone: On the ethics of drone warfare. Contemporary Political Theory 19(S3): 169-175.
- Veilleux-Lepage, Yannick & Archambault, Emil (2019). Mapping Transnational Extremist Networks: An Exploratory Study of the Soldiers of Odin’s Facebook Network, Using Integrated Social Network Analysis. Perspectives on Terrorism 13(2): 21-38.
- Archambault, Emil (2018). Targeted Killing, Technologies of Violence, and Society. Millennium: Journal of International Studies 47(1): 142-152.