Joshua Walmsley

Joshua Walmsley

Thesis title: Contesting the preventive state? Toward the socio-genesis of counter-radicalisation expertise Abstract: How did some social workers and civil servants in parts of northern Europe gain recognition as experts in investigating and reversing the trajectories...

Lucy Gehring

Thesis title: BConstellations of Violence: A Counter-Visual History of U.K. Counter-Terrorism Regimes Abstract: Critical terrorism studies has, in recent years, turned its scholarly attention to the ways in which particular individuals and groups have come to be...

Constance Wilhelm

Thesis title: Between Politics and Law: The Question of the European female Islamic State returnees Abstract: First supervisor: Vivienne Jabri Pathway:11 -Global Order, Violence & Security Practice Cohort: 2021-22
Merrill Hopper

Merrill Hopper

Thesis title: Appropriating Division: Exploring ontologically how material artefacts command spatial differentiation in Israel-Palestine and Apartheid South Africa Abstract: We understand ourselves on the basis of who we are not. Within the frame of an unequal, yet...
Lucy Thomas

Lucy Thomas

Thesis title: Constellations of Violence Abstract: The last five years have seen a number of high-profile instances of violence described as white supremacist terror, for example the 2019 Christchurch Mosque massacres and 2015 Charleston Church shootings. These...

Oliwia Wasik

Thesis title: Tracing the nexus between trauma and technology in the modern understanding of political violence Abstract: The origins and effects of trauma are not only intertwined with technological developments in the 19th century, but trauma is disseminated through...
Rhiannon Emm

Rhiannon Emm

Thesis title: The Homeless and the Human in International Relations Abstract: This research will interrogate the idea of ‘home’ and its relationship with the ‘human’ in contemporary international relations theory. It will make new contributions to the debates on...
Hannah Owens

Hannah Owens

Thesis title: The Politics of Living (In)Security: Zaatari Village, Jordan Abstract: This project, at its core, is about Zaatari Village: a small village in North Jordan situated one kilometre away from one of the largest refugee camps in the world – Zaatari Camp...

Leonie Haiden

Thesis title: How did containment become the dominant metaphor in Cold War U.S. Strategic Communications? Abstract: “Containment” came to be a guiding metaphor for understanding U.S.-Russia relations and consolidated itself as a dominant framework in the early Cold...
Alvina Hoffmann

Alvina Hoffmann

Thesis title: Through the fog of the universal: Tracing transversal lines between UN special rapporteurs and spokespersons of Crimean Tatars and the Sámi people Abstract: Whose voice is so powerful that it can become the voice a universalism? This thesis develops an...
Hannah Goozee

Hannah Goozee

Thesis title: Trauma and Truth and Reconciliation Commissions Abstract: Trauma, in the contemporary period, has expanded beyond the medical realm and come to feature in political processes; most notably in post-conflict processes such as transitional justice...

Jente Althuis

Thesis title: Mapping revolutionary ideology onto urban space as a means of strategic communications Abstract: The role of communications in conflict, revolutions, and counterinsurgency has over the past years received increased attention with the emergence of a...