School of Politics and International Relations

Current Research Students

Tinahy Andriamasomanana
'Constitutionalising' the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: The Strategic Use of Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Case Law by European Commission Policy Actors

Marija Antanaviciute
How to study international ethics: analysing global responsibility as a practice through ethical judgements in international humanitarian organisations

Nick Barlow
Centre parties and the structure of competition

Matthew Barnfield
The effect of poll exposure on voting behaviour

Ida Roland Birkvad
Hindu and Western reactionary thought: a mutually constitutive relationship?

Alexander Blanchard
Political Violence: Concept and Rhetoric in Twentieth Century America

Farai Chipato
Democracy, governance, and peace in Zimbabwe: Development donors and their relationship with Zimbabawean civil society from 2008 to 2018

Sian Cilia
Renegotiating the Political in Agnostic Democracies: the transformative role of solidarity in democratic confederalism

Sophie Crowe
Asylum and political becoming: a case study of asylum seekers in Israel

Miri Davidson
Les nouveaux anthropologues: Theories and trajectories of the ‘primitive’ in French thought since 1960

Andonea Jon Dickson
Militarising Borders: Evolving Systems of Power and Exclusion in Maritime BordersAndonea Jon Dickson

Mohammed Eltom
The Influence of American Civil Society Organizations on US Policy Towards Sudan (1998-2008)

Kathrin Fischer
Geopolitics of Knowledge- (Non)Production: Knowing and ignoring in International Development studies

Borjan Gjuzelov
Between Written and Unwritten Rules: Macedonian Informal Institutions from Socialism to EU-Accession

James Hicks
Populism For and Against the Neoliberal Order

Tom Hooper
A Genealogy of Innocence: Seeking the pudenda origo of Just War

Farah Hussain
The experience of Ethnic Minority women of UK local politics

Madeleine Lindh
The edge of Liberalism: abjection and governmentality in the European response to returning foreign fighters

Salome Ietter
The politics of anti-populism: ‘the people’ against ‘democracy’? 

Felix Mantz
Indigenous Politics, Coloniality and Land Conflicts in East Africa

Angus McNelly
Class Formation and State Formation under Progressive Governments in Urban Bolivia

Tony McNulty
The strong and slow boring of boards: the art of government and politics - an insider's perspective

Luke Maynard
The Conservative Party reaction to the threat of domestic Bolshevism in Britain 1917-1926

Karin Narita
Global Modernity and the Far-Right: A Study of the Intellectual Foundations of Japanese Reactionary Nationalism

Sabina Pačariz
Turkish Influence in Serbia: A Critique of Soft Power

Janina Pescinski
The Criminalization of Acts of Solidarity with Migrants

Emily Pfefer (co-supervised with the School of Business Management)
The Cloak of Silence: A Critical Analysis of the Relationship between the Culture of Pay Secrecy and the Gender Pay Gap within UK Higher Education

Gabriel Pierard
Is there an E.U. “border diplomacy”? The integration of border management and control into the scope of the EU Common Foreign & Security Policy (CFSP)

Karl Pike
Programmatic change in the Labour Party during Opposition

Laura Richards-Gray
Why does gender inequality persist in the welfare state?: A gendered analysis of the way in which welfare is problematised in political and public discourse

Patricia Rodi
Populist political communication going mainstream? Populism in the discursive and communicative strategies of mainstream political parties in Western Europe

Hesham Shafick
The ‘ignorance contract’: violence in nonviolent movements. A case of Egypt’s Selmeya revolution

Simca Simpson
Rights-based Governance and Care Labour Professionalization: Institutionalizing the Rights to Care, Decent Work and Migration in the MERCOSUR

Pedro Teres
The Western exportation of violence towards countries in the Global South

Jodi Thompson
A Critical Analysis of Muslim Framing and the Formation of Cultural Identity through Bourdieu’s ‘Fields’ of Practice

Deirdre Troy
A Study of Citizenship Deprivation in Britain

Andrew Walker
Governance, Power and Devolution: the city-regions agenda, and 'the new localism' in England

Oliwia Wasik
Tracing the Nexus Between Technology and Trauma in the Modern Understanding of Political Violence