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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)

 
 Esma  Akkilic
The consequences of deindustrialisation for blue collar workers’ subsequent employment trajectories – comparing Germany and the United States
Supervisor: Professor Diane Coyle
 Naif  Al-Mulla
Supervisor: Professor Marc Weller
 Camille  Barras
Thesis Title: Institutional determinants of citizens’ political participation and political attitudes at the subnational level.
Supervisor: Dr. Pieter van Houten
 John  Brake
Thesis Title: Prestige and the Restraint of Power in International Relations
Supervisor: Professor Jason Sharman
 Nicholas  Chan
Making Moderates: The Politics of Counter-Terror in Southeast Asia
Supervisor: Dr Iza Hussin
Thesis Title: The impact of populists in power on national foreign policy: An analysis of the consequences of the rise of populism as a political style on a government’s foreign policy
Supervisor: Dr Christopher Bickerton
 Tobias   Cremer
College: Peterhouse
Supervisor: Dr. Julie Smith
 Maximilian  Curtis
Thesis Title: Luxury and the City: The Political Aesthetics of British Urbanism.
Supervisor: Dr Graham Denyer Willis
 Lucas  De Oliveira Paes
Supervisor: Dr Ayşe Zarakol
 Nicholas  Devlin
Dialectic of Disillusionment: The political thought of ex-communists, c.1929 – c. 1960
Supervisor: Dr Christopher Brooke
Territoriality within Contemporary African Regional Politics
Supervisor: Dr Adam Branch
 Julien  Dumont
Thesis Title: Technopopulism in Britain and France
Supervisor: Dr Christopher Bickerton
 Erik  Eggum
The Mysteries of Mankind, Secrets of the State, and Complexities of Anarchy -
A Study of the Interdependence of Behavioral and Structural Factors in the Prediction of War
Supervisor: Dr Pieter van Houten
 Karim  El Taki
Coping with Hierarchies: Egypt and Qatar in the Middle East and the World
Supervisor: Dr Glen Rangwala
 Andrea  Filipi
Supervisor: Dr. Devon Curtis
 Lena  Hafner
Thesis Title: European Ethnic Economies – Genesis, Structures and Effects of Ethnically Determined Markets in European Welfare States
Supervisor: Dr Pieter van Houten
 Sophie  Harbour
Thesis Title: ‘Can we put caring at the heart of democracy?’
Supervisor: Professor Lawrence Hamilton
 Philipp  Hirsch
Supervisor: Prof Brendan Simms
 Johannes  Hoerning
Thesis Title: The Morality of Fair Inequality
Supervisor: Dr Christopher Brooke
 Mimi Michael Howard
Thesis Title: Genealogy, Tradition, and Critique in Post-war German Political Thought
Supervisor: Professor Duncan Kelly
 Efthimios   Karayiannides
Thesis Title: French Structuralism and the Transformation of Philosophical Anthropology
Supervisor: Professor Lawrence Hamilton
 Lyn Joanne-Victoire  Kouadio
Thesis Title: Localising Transitional Justice in Africa: A Political History
Supervisor: Dr Adam Branch
 Flamur   Krasniqi
Thesis Title: Albanian Questions, American Answers: Understanding the US approach to trans-boundary Albanian secessionism, 1998-2001
Supervisor: Professor Brendan Simms
 Eva  Krejcova
Thesis Title: A Comparative Analysis of Attitudes Towards Immigration in Western and Central-Eastern Europe
Supervisor: Dr Christopher Bickerton
 John-Clark  Levin
Supervisor: Dr Dennis Grube
 Ce  Liang
Glorious Past, Vulnerable Present. The Re-emergence of Great Powers in International Politics.
Supervisor: Dr Ayse Zarakol
 William   Meade
Thesis Title: Rethinking the City's Dominance in British Capitalism: a Statecraft and Infrastructural Power Approach, 1979-2020
Supervisor: Dr Jeremy Green
 Jane  Darby Menton
Thesis Title: Narrating Foreign Affairs: Elites, the Press, and the Public in the New Digital Age
Supervisor: Dr Ayşe Zarakol
 Liana   Minkova
The ‘ICR Dilemma’: Individual Criminal Responsibility for Collective Crimes at the International Criminal Court
Supervisor: Dr Adam Branch
 Surer  Mohamed
Thesis Title: Space, Memory, and the Contested Politics of ‘Justice:’ Conflict-Related Property Disputes in Mogadishu, Somalia
Supervisor: Dr. Adam Branch
 Edward  Murambwa
Thesis Title: Targeted Sanctions and Sovereignty in Zimbabwe
Supervisor: Professor Lawrence Hamilton
 Alice  Musabende
Thesis Title: The Power of Framing: Discursive contestations and the role of external actors in the African Union’s key policy areas.
Supervisor: Dr. Devon Curtis
 Marijn   Nohlmans
Thesis Title: Perfectionist Aristotelian Republicanism
Supervisor: Dr. Christopher Brooke
 Jerry  O'Shea
Thesis Title: The Political Economy of New Labour and John Prescott: a study of the politics and built environment of the English regions 1997-2010
Supervisor: Dr Peter Sloman
 Tatiana   Pignon
Thesis Title: International cities as legitimate political communities in the global age
Supervisor: Professor David Runciman
 Tomass  Pildegovičs
Thesis Title: The Baltic influence on the EU’s foreign policy response to Russia during crises in Georgia (2008) and Ukraine (2014)
Supervisor: Dr Julie Smith
 Konstantinos  Pittas
Thesis Title: Towards a New Social Imaginary: The Aesthetic Dimension of Radical Democratic Politics
Supervisor: Professor Duncan Bell
 Marie  Prüm
The Identity Politics of Sovereignty
Supervisor: Dr Ayse Zarakol
 Joe  Robinson
Thesis Title: The Modern State in the Digital Age
Supervisor: Professor Duncan Bell
 Erik  Rudicky
Supervisor: Dr Glen Rangwala
 Dmitri  Safronov
Supervisor: Dr. Harald Wydra
 Jack  Sheldon
Thesis Title: Substantive representation of sub-state territories in the UK House of Commons.
Supervisor: Professor Michael Kenny
 Daniel J.  Smith
“The False Song of Globalism”: Anti-Globalism, Populism, and Challenges to Liberal Hegemony in the United States and Europe
Supervisor: Dr. Chris Bickerton
 David  Talbot
The Changing Politics of Free Trade in the United States: 1985 - 2016
Supervisor: Dr. Jeremy Green
 Uğur  Tekiner
European Integration and the Political Crisis of the British Labour Party and the German SPD from the Mid-1980s until 2016
Supervisor: Dr. Chris Bickerton
 Marietta  van der Tol
Toleration and the visibility of religion in the public domain
Dr. Sara Silvestri
 Hester  Van Hensbergen
Thesis Title: Finite Earth: Growth, Scarcity, and Futurity in Postwar Political Economic Thought.
Supervisor: Professor Duncan Bell
 Maria  Chiara Vinciguerra
Thesis Title: Understanding EU policy responses to the migration and refugee crisis: a two-level analysis of distribution and competition for power in the formulation of the Refugee Relocation Scheme and the EU-Turkey Statement
Supervisor: Dr Julie Smith
 James  Vitali
Thesis Title: Popular Sovereignty as Political Fiction
Supervisor: Professor Mike Kenny