Aidan McGarry

Aidan McGarry is a reader in international politics at the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance at Loughborough University, London. He holds a PhD in Politics and will be a EURIAS fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in 2018-2019. He leads an AHRC-funded project called the Aesthetics of Protest: Visual Culture and Communication in Turkey.

Why Humor Is Such a Powerful Form of Protest

The changing aesthetics of protest allow many more voices to be heard. An inflatable “baby” Donald Trump is the star attraction in London as protesters take to the streets to register their dissatisfaction with the visit of the US president on July 13. Protesters have much to motivate their mobilization against Trump: from the controversial separation of families at the US-Mexican... Continue Reading

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