prof. Erik Ringmar – has a PhD in political science from Yale University and worked for 12 years at the LSE in London and for 7 years as a professor of international relations in China. He is currently teaching at Lund University, Sweden, and is finishing a book on boredom and the mood of modern society.
Selected bibliography on boredom:
Ringmar Erik (2017) Attention and the Cause of Modern Boredom, in: Gardiner Michael, Haladyn Jason (eds.) Boredom Studies Reader, Routledge.
Ringmar Erik (2015) Boredom, Colonialism and War: Dreams of Power and Agency, 1870-1930. Routledge.
Kustermans Jorg, Ringmar Erik (2011). Modernity, boredom, and war: a suggestive essay. Review of International Studies, 37(04), 1775-1792.