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Dr Or Rosenboim

Dr Or Rosenboim

Junior Research Fellow

Co-convener of the International Relations & History Working Group


Or Rosenboim is a Junior Research Fellow in Politics at Queens’ College and POLIS, both at the University of Cambridge.

Or’s current research explores the history of international thought in the twentieth century, with particular emphasis on the emergence of ‘globalism’ as a key conceptual theme in international relations. She is currently working on a manuscript exploring 1940s visions of world order in Britain and the United States. Her broader research interests lie in the fields of history of international thought in France, Britain the United States and Italy. She has published a number of articles on geopolitics, federalism, imperialism, liberalism and functionalism in international relations.

Or completed her doctoral studies in Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge. She holds a BA in Modern History from the University of Bologna, Italy, and MSt in Global and Imperial History from the University of Oxford.


Key Publications

‘Geopolitics and Democracy in Owen Lattimore’s Political Thought’, in The Review of International History, (Published online September 2013).

‘Geopolitics and Empire: Visions of Regional World Orders in the 1940s’, Modern Intellectual History, (Forthcoming, 2014).

‘From the private to the public and back again: The international thought of David Mitrany, 1940-1949’, Cahiers Européens 2, 2013.

 ‘Socialism and Democracy and Barbara Wootton’s International Thought’, The Review of International History, (special issue on British Traditions of international thought, edited by Mark Bevir and Ian Hall, published online 2014).

 ‘L’impero della libertà': imperialismo e internazionalismo nel pensiero liberale inglese, 1914-1936′ Contemporanea 17 vol 1, 2014.


Book Chapters

 ‘Geopolitics as radical nationalism: interpreting Ratzel in Italy, 1900-1916’, in Ian Hall (ed.) Radicals, Reactionaries and Revolutionaries (Forthcoming, Palgrave, 2014).

 ‘Political Realism and Geopolitics in the 1940s’, in Alessandro Campi (ed.), Il Realismo Politico (accepted for publication with Rubbettino Editore, 2014).