Morgane Desoutter

Morgane Desoutter, M.A.

Faculty of Humanities, Social Science & Education
Institute II Political Science
Zschokkestr. 32, 39104, Magdeburg, G40 - 311
Sprechzeiten: Tuesdays 11 am - 12 pm in person or after prior arrangement via E-mail on Zoom.
  • Since October 2018 Lecturer and PhD student at the Chair for International Relations, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
  • Since January 2015 Teaching Assistant at the Chair for Historical Science, Swiss Distant University Institute
  • 2013-2015: Illustrator und Graphic Designer at the Peacekeeping Training Programme of the United Nation Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Geneva
  • 2008-2013: Binational Master and Bachelor, International and European Governance at Institut d'Étude Politiques, Lille (France) and Westfälische-Wilhelms Universität, Münster (Germany)


  • "Drones and Ghosts: Technologies of visualization and visualization of technologies", at Popular Culture and World Politics Conference, Leeds, 16.-17. January 2020.
  • "(Un)Seeing the Dead and the Living in War Films: Confronting Two Modes of Visualizing Modern Warfare", at Pan-European Conference on International Relations der European International Studies Association (EISA) in Sofia, Bulgaria, 11.-14. September 2019.
  • "Gewalt in neoliberalen Zeiten: Darstellung von modernen Kriegsführung in Filmen", at IB Nachwuchstagung Internationale Politik, Tutzing, 20.-22. April 2018.
  • "Popular culture and modern warfare: a study of images and imaginary of war in neoliberal time“, at Popular Culture and World Politics Conference, Newcastle, 23.-25. November 2017.
  • "Les évolutions des représentations de la guerre à l’aune de la globalisation néolibérale : les conflits irakiens et vietnamiens dans le cinéma américain“ at World Congress of Political Science, International Political Association Conference (IPSA), Poznan, 23.-28. July 2016.
Research focus
  • Popular Culture and World Politics
  • Critical, Feminist and Poststructuralist Theories of IR
  • Media, Visuality, Aesthetic and IR
  • War films 
Lectures and seminars

Summer term 2021

Summer term 2020

Winter term 2019/20
  • Critical viewing of war films: concept and tools
Winter term 2018/19
  • Critical viewing of war films: concept and tools

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