Module convenor: Russia in World Politics: Propaganda, Strategic Narrative and Soft Power.
The aim of this module is to introduce students to issues and tools of Russia’s foreign policy. The module provides space for discussing Russia’s international relations with the help of specific concepts, such as: strategic narrative, ideology, soft power and propaganda. We compare how and to what ends these concepts have been employed in academic literature, media and political discourses with respect to Russia's foreign policy and Russia's relations with the world. Module codes: IQ24820, IQ34820
Researcher on an individual Horizon 2020 funded project: Knowledge on International Relations in Russia
This 3 year-long project is funded by Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (Marie Curie Actions).The project enquires into the relation between academic knowledge and foreign policy. Specifically, it aims to understand the relation between the study of International Relations in Russia and Russia’s policymaking. In order to analyse the academia-policy interface, it looks at Russia-EU relations with the help of tools developed in the sociology of knowledge and of science.