Dr Elisabetta Brighi, Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Westminster, will be presenting the paper 'Security, Aesthetic and Materiality: The Case of the New American Embassy in London'.

Dr Elisabetta Brighi joined the Department of Politics and International Relations in August 2014 as lecturer in International Relations. After receiving a doctorate in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), she was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI) and later the first 'Bennet Boskey' Junior Research Fellow in International Relations at Exeter College, University of Oxford. 

Her field of expertise encompasses international security (war, irregular warfare, terrorism; urban security; the aesthetic and materiality of security), foreign policy (theoretical approaches to foreign policy; European foreign policy; Italian foreign policy) and international political theory (pragmatism; new materialism; mimetic theory and international relations).

All welcome.