Transcripts and Trattegio: An Exercise in Preserving the Artefact

The following relies heavily on an adapted MA thesis from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw written by Magdelena Grenda which can be found here. All of the photographs in this piece were taken by Magdelena and are used with the kind permission of the Poster Museum at Wilanów, Warsaw, Poland. In Harold Garfinkel’s… Continue reading Transcripts and Trattegio: An Exercise in Preserving the Artefact

On the Value of the UN First Committee’s Right-to-Reply System

The general discussion sessions that take place in the UN’s Committee for Disarmament and International Security are, by necessity, heavily formalised affairs. The objective is simple: All 193 UN member states must give an eight-minute overview of their nation’s position on the relevant security and disarmament issues of the day. Concerns are raised, criticisms are… Continue reading On the Value of the UN First Committee’s Right-to-Reply System