Thursday, April 05, 2012

Game of Thrones in IR perspective

Foreign Affairs has a great piece on Game of Thrones in an IR context.  Luv it.  Nice find, CH.  I haven't found much of a pd angle for the show.  Definitely little use for soft power, as we got a rebuke to the notion that "information is power" with a reminding dictum from Cersei Lannister in the first episode of the second season that "power is power."  Prof. Pat James at USC teaches a class on IR and Middle Earth; maybe a Game of Thrones class could be in the offing.

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