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Name Dr Torsten Michel
Job title Senior Lecturer in International Relations
Department School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies University of Bristol
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Qualifications MA(Goett), MSC(Lond), PhD(StAnd)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies International Studies Association (ISA)
British Studies Association (BISA)
Keywords international relations theory
international political thought
international relations
security studies
20th century continental philosophy
politically motivated mass death
Areas of expertise My research focuses on the intersection of international relations theory with international political thought and 20th century continental philosophy. Currently I am exploring different dimensions, conceptually as well as practically, of trust and fear in the international realm. I am also working on a reconceptualisation of the notion of death, focusing specifically on instances of politically motivated mass death in the 20th century. My research takes a broad interdisciplinary approach, drawing on sociology, philosphy, political and social theory, as well as international relations.
Languages (other than English)
German spoken    written