PhD research spotlights (BIHG and The Centre for War & Diplomacy (Lancaster University)

This event will be in Online

The Centre for War and Diplomacy at Lancaster University and the British International History Group are holding a joint seminar on Zoom on 8 and 15 September 2021, from 2 to 3.30pm as part of their continuing efforts to promote PhD research students and their work.


The seminar is designed to give new scholars opportunity to present their research, meet fellow PhD researchers and air their findings in a friendly research environment. It is also intended to exhibit a range of PhD research being carried out in different areas of international history.

The speakers are:

Wednesday 8 September 2021


Alfonso Goizueta Alfaro, KCL,

The rise of British international order in the declining Spanish world, 1815-1867

Johanne Marie Skov, Lancaster:

Agency and Interests in the Saudi-American Bilateral Relationship 1977-1983

Andrew Harrison, KCL

British foreign policy towards Yugoslavia, 1968-1980

Samuel Hollins, Lancaster:

An Interdisciplinary Blind Spot: The Panavia Tornado and Procurement Assumptions: British policy in the 1960s and 1970s’


Wednesday 15 September 2021


Grant Golub, LSE:

“Henry L. Stimson, the War Department, and the Politics of American Grand Strategy during the Second World War”

Suncica (Sunny) Mandic, Brunel:

‘Tito, Clausewitz and the liberation of Yugoslavia in WWII’

Khushi Singh Rathore, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India:

‘'Women in Early Years of India’s Foreign Policy: Evaluating the Role of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit'


Each speaker will have a discussant and there will be opportunity for comments and questions from seminar attendees.

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