Quick Essay (3): Warlordism and Economies of Violence

There is little understanding with regards to the exact ideology the now infamous Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), the violent guerrilla paramilitary movement led by Joseph Kony driven from its birthplace of northern Uganda to neighbouring regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), South Sudan, and the Central African Republic (RAC). Regularly depicted as a…

Quick Essay: On Concepts of Violence

For the following two months, I will be adding to the site a series of essays to the site that are quick to read and not particularly challenging. I am hoping, however, that in speeding up my process, I will not lose too much from the quality, though you may notice a decreasing amount of sources at…

The Victorian Scientific Autobiography

Hello again, The Victorian era has been found vastly interesting in our modern culture, with tales of sex, murder, even occultism capturing the imaginations of the modern day British, perhaps desiring to distance themselves from the seemingly ‘oppressed’ and ‘unruly’ ancestors of the Nineteenth Century. One particular Victorian interest that continues to captivate the public…

World War I in Pictures, and a Short Text Update

Firstly, I should apologise for my long absence. I realise it has been far too long since this blog has been updated, but I would like to offer my excuse: as you may have read in my ‘About Me‘ page, I am currently finishing my undergraduate studies, with only half a month to go. Which means,…