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Mark Lacy

Dr Mark Lacy teaches security studies and international relations at Lancaster University. His work explores the work of the French intellectual Paul Virilio's on questions of war, technology, cinema and global accidents. More broadly, he is interested in the new strategic and tactical trends transforming war in the coming decades, focusing in particular on debates about ‘the gray zone,’ 'sub-threshold threats' and ‘ambiguous war’ and the role of new technologies in disrupting and transforming traditional drivers of international conflict. He is also interested in the various creative tools and techniques that governments and militaries use to prepare for ‘black swan’ events and strategic surprises – such as the use of science fiction by armies in the UK and USA through to the emergence of the ‘military design.' He is lead editor of Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology: https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Studies-in-Conflict-Security-and-Technology/book-series/CST

Member of the Week: Mark Lacy

AOD’s Member of the Week: Dr Mark Lacy teaches security studies and international relations at…

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