International Political Theory (IPT)

Group Leader(s): Dr Molly Cochran

Contact: mcochran@brookes.ac.uk

About us


This is a multi-disciplinary research group that seeks to theorise matters both pertaining to international actors as well as the nature of the international system itself. Owing to the broad interests of its constituent members, the group includes numerous areas of concern, including;

  • international relations and the environment
  • the role of international law
  • migration
  • international ethics
  • global political economy
  • international development
  • contemporary geopolitics.

Activities of the IPT research group include:

  • presenting and reviewing work-in-progress by group members or guests
  • commenting on grant applications
  • sharing research expertise and practical support
  • hosting reading groups
  • generating external grant applications
  • generating internal funding bids to hold events and/or workshops
  • fostering co-operation with external partners.

'It's not easy being green' poster at political protest

Leadership

Molly Cochran

Dr Molly Cochran

Reader in International Relations

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Upcoming events (virtual)

Monday 26 April from 1:00-2:15pm - Alex Sutton will present: "An Official and a Gentleman: Revisiting Theories of British Imperialism". 

Thursday 13 May from 1:00-2:15pm - Molly Cochran will present: "Leveraging Authority via the Principle of Publicness: WILPF, the League of Nations and International Minorities Governance".