Mr Alistair Brisbourne

Supervised by

Personal profile

Alistair joined Royal Holloway (University of London) as a PhD candidate in 2011. Having received a BA (Honours) in Political Studies and History from Queen's University, Canada and an MSc in International Relations from University College Dublin, Ireland he is now embarking on PhD research under the supervision of Professor Chris Rumford. He is receiving funding for his research through the college. Alistair also works as a research assistant for the Global Studies Association and for the Global Things Project.

Alistair's fields of interest include international relations and Mediterranean politics, political geography and global studies. He is interested in research on democracy promotion and democratization, cultural and public diplomacy, regional integration in the Mediterranean, and transnational movements. His PhD research will investigate the relationship between civil society and governance in the Euro-Mediterranean through developments in EU cultural initiatives and democracy promotion towards North Africa and in the broader context of globalisation reflected in the geopolitics of the Euro-Med region.

ID: 2387819