Staff Profiles

Dr Julian de Medeiros

Lecturer in Politics

Department of Social Sciences

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Phone number: 01865483716


Location: GIP Gibbs G4.16A

Julian de Medeiros is a Lecturer in Politics. He specializes in political theory, continental philosophy, and cultural studies. 

Prior to appointment he was a Visiting Lecturer at the Department of International Politics at City University of London (2017-2018) and graduate teaching assistant at the University of Kent (2014-2017). He holds an MA in Cultural Studies from the Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg (Germany), and a BA in Portuguese Language and Culture from Utrecht University (the Netherlands).

Julian was born in the United States, but moved to Germany and the Netherlands. He has also lived in Portugal, Scotland, and Turkey.  He is interested in the politics of conspiracy theory, political disinformation, and the critique of post-politics. His first book is titled 'Conspiracy Theory in Turkey: Politics and Protest in the Age of 'Post-Truth' (Bloomsbury 2019). He has also written extensively for OpenDemocracy, and was an editor and columnist at the Research Turkey journalistic project 'Independent Turkey' (which has since been removed).

Julian also runs an interactive educational instagram account, open to all students (see more information below), which can be found here