The graduate programme in International Relations at Oxford has an outstanding record of publications. Since 1978, around 100 theses have been published as monographs (out of 228 completed). A list of completed graduate theses in International Relations is available on the Department of Politics and International Relations website.
Many Oxford International Relations graduates have also won thesis prizes
The following provides a list of recent publications of current DPhil students.
Milan Babík (St Antony's)
"Nazism as a Secular Religion," History and Theory, Vol. 46 (February 2007)
"The Christian Historical Consciousness: Understanding War in Twentieth Europe," Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions, Vol. 5:1 (2004).
Andrew Baker (Christ Church)
"Anglo-Irish Relations, 1939-41: A Study in Multilateral Diplomacy and Military Restraint," Twentieth Century British History, Vol. 16:4 (2005).
Rachel Belton (St Antony's)
Competing Definitions of the Rule of Law: Implications for Practitioners (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Papers No. 55, 2005).
Alexander Betts (St Antony's)
"Rethinking Durable Solutions," in UNHCR, The State of The World's Refugees (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), Chapter 6.
International Cooperation Between North and South To Enhance Refugee Protection in Regions of Origin, RSC Working Paper No. 25 (RSC, Oxford, 2005).
What Does 'Efficiency' Mean in the Context of the Global Refugee Regime?, COMPAS Working Paper 05-09 (COMPAS: Oxford, 2005).
International Cooperation and Targeting Development Assistance for Refugee Solutions: Lessons from the 1980, New Issues in Refugee Research, Working Paper No. 107 (UNHCR: Geneva, 2004).
The International Relations of the 'New' Extra-Territorial Approaches to Refugee Protection: Explaining the Policy Initiatives of the UK Government and UNHCR, Refuge, Vol. 22:1 (2004).
Public Goods Theory and the Provision of Refugee Protection: The Role of the Joint-Product Model in Burden-Sharing Theory, Journal of Refugee Studies, Vol. 16:3 (2003).
The Political Economy of Extra-Territorial Processing: Separating 'Purchaser' from 'Provider' in Asylum Policy, New Issues in Refugee Research, Working Paper No. 91 (UNHCR: Geneva, 2003).
Michael Bhatia (St Antony's)
"Post-Conflict Profit: The Political Economy of Intervention," Global Governance, Vol. 11:2 (2005).
Guest Editor, "The Politics of Naming: Rebels, Terrorists, Criminals, Bandits and Subversives," Third World Quarterly, Vol. 26:1 (2005), special issue.
"Repatriation Under a Peace Process: Mandated Return in the Western Sahara," The International Journal of Refugee Law (2004).
With Kevin Lanigan and Philip Wilkinson, "Minimal Investments, Minimal Results: The Failure of Security Policy in Afghanistan (AREU Briefing Paper, June 2004).
War and Intervention: Issues for Contemporary Peace Operations (Kumarian Press, 2003).
"The Peace Allergy," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist (July-August 2003).
With Jonathan Goodhand, Haneef Atmar, Suleiman Mohammed and Adam Pain, "Profits and Poverty: Aid, Livelihoods and Conflict in Afghanistan (HPG Background Paper, London: ODI, 2003).
"The Sins of Omission: The AJC's Project Interchange and the Creation of American Opinion," Middle East Policy, Vol. 9:2 (2002).
With Sarah Collinson, Martin Evans, Richard Fanthorpe, Jonathan Goodhand and Stephen Jackson, Politically informed humanitarian programming: using a political economy approach (ODI Network Paper 41, London: ODI, December 2002).
"The Western Sahara Under Polisario Control: Summary Report of a Field Mission to the Sahrawi Refugee Camps (near Tindouf, Algeria)," Review of African Political Economy, Vol.28, no. 88 (June 2001).
Christian Burckhardt (St Antony's)
Why is there a public debate about the idea of a Civilian Power Europe? (LSE, European Institute, Working Paper, 2004-02)
John D. Ciorcari (St Antony's)
The Khmer Rouge Tribunal, an edited volume (Phnom Penh: Documentation Center of Cambodia, 2005).
"Mapping the Killing Fields: GIS Technology in the Historical Reconstruction of the Cambodian Holocaust," in Charting Time and Space: Digital Histories of Southeast Asia, edited by Rujaya Abhakorn and Brian Zottoli (2005).
"Korean Security Dilemmas: ASEAN's Policies and Perspective," in New Approaches to Korean Security, edited by Hazel Smith, Adam Ward, and Gary Samore (Tokyo: The United Nations University Press, 2005).
"'Auto Genocide' and the Cambodian Reign of Terror," in Contributions to Genocide Studies, edited by Rupen Boyadjian and Dominik Schaller (Zurich: Chronos Press, 2004).
"A Half-Way Challenge to Malaysia's Internal Security Act," Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, Vol. 3:2 (2003).
"Hostage to a Junta: EU Policy toward Southeast Asia," Journal of European Affairs 1:1 (July 2003).
"The Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Now, Never or Somewhere in Between?," Searching for the Truth (SFT), Issue 40 (Apr. 2003).
"Great-Power Posturing and the Khmer Rouge Tribunal," SFT, Issue 32 (Aug. 2002)
"Defrocking the Monks: The Crime of Religious Persecution," SFT, Issue 32 (Aug. 2002).
"The Lawful Scope of Human Rights Criteria in World Bank Credit Decision: An Analysis of the IBRD and IDA Articles of Agreement," Cornell International Law Journal 23:2 (2000).
Thomas Davies (New)
"France and the World Disarmament Conference of 1932-34," Diplomacy & Statecraft, Vol. 15:4 (2004).
Nicole Evans (St Antony's)
"Indicator 03: National Space Security Policies and Doctrines," in Space Security Security 2003, edited by Susan Eisenhower, Thomas Graham Jr., and Robert J. Lawson (Washington, DC: The Eisenhower Institute, 2004).
"Indicator 09: Space and Terrestrial Military Operations," in Space Security Security 2003, edited by Susan Eisenhower, Thomas Graham Jr., and Robert J. Lawson (Washington, DC: The Eisenhower Institute, 2004).
"Missile Defense: Winning Minds, Not Hearts," Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, Vol. 60:5 (2004).
"A Defensive Orientation in Soviet and Russian Strategic Nuclear Thought? The Case of No-First Use," International Journal, Vol. 59:1 (2004).
"Balancing Security: Book Review of National Insecurity: U.S. Intelligence After the Cold War, edited by Craig Eisendrath," Journal of European Affairs, Vol. 2:3 (2004).
"Deterrence Then and Now: Book Review of Deterrence Now by Patrick M. Morgan," Journal of European Affairs, Vol. 2:1 (2004).
"Realism Reconsidered: Book Review of Realism and International Relations by Jack Donnelly," Journal of European Affairs, Vol. 1:2 (2003).
Caroline Fehl (Nuffield)
Europäische Identitätsbildung in Abgrenzung von den USA? Eine Untersuchung des deutschen und britischen Mediendiskurses über das transatlantische Verhältnis (Münster: LIT Verlag, 2005).
"Explaining the International Criminal Court. A 'Practice Test' for Rationalist and Constructivist Approaches, European Journal of International Relations, Vol. 10:3 (2004).
Alastair Fraser (St Antony's)
Funding the War on Aids. Why rich countries should make fair contributions to the Global Fund to Fight Aids, TB and Malaria (ACTSA, July 2003), available at www.actsa.org/HIV/global_fund.htm
"Cotonou and the WTO. Van Europe's trade agenda deliver a just partnership with developing countries?," in Europe in the World (BOND, May 2003), available at www.bond.org.uk/pubs/eu/euinworld.pdf
Africa: What the G8 must deliver (ACTSA, June 2002), available at www.actsa.org/downloads/nepad.pdf
Zachary Kaufman (Magdalen)
"The Future of Transitional Justice," St Antony's International Review, Vol. 1:1 (2005).
Leonardo Martinez (Magdalen)
"Strategic Experts and Improvising Regulators: Explaining the ISAC's Rise to Global Influence, 1973-2001," Business and Politics (forthcoming)
Anne Le More (Nuffield)
"Killing with kindness: funding the demise of a Palestinian state," International Affairs, Vol. 81 (October 2005)
"Are realities on the ground compatible with the international state-building and development agenda?," in Aid, Diplomacy and Facts on the Ground: The Case of Palestine, edited by Michael Keating, Anne Le More and Robert Lowe (London: RIIA, April 2005).
Aid, Diplomacy and Facts on the Ground: The Case of Palestine, edited by Michael Keating, Anne Le More and Robert Lowe (London: RIIA, April 2005).
"After Arafat: Occupation and Reform in Palestine," The Civility Review, London, February 2005
"The International Politics of Aid in the Occupied Territory," Humanitarian Exchange (London: Overseas Development Institute, November 2004), available at www.odi.org.uk.
"Foreign Aid Strategy," in The Economics of Palestine: Economic Policy and Institutional Reform for a Viable Palestinian State, edited by Numan Kanafani and David Cobham (London: Routledge, 2004).
Jaremey McMullin (New)
"Reintegration of combatants: were the right lessons learned in Mozambique?," International Peacekeeping, Vol. 11:4 (2004).
Richard Ponzio (St Antony's)
"The Solomon islands: the UN and intervention by coalitions of the willing," International Peacekeeping, Vol. 12:2 (2005).
"UN experience in long-term democracy assistance" in The UN Role in Promoting Democracy: Between Ideals and Reality, edited by Edward Newman and Roland Rich (United Nations University Press, 2004).
Avi Raz (St Antony's)
"Master and Servants: Cultural Contacts between Jews and Muslims in 20th Century Egypt" (Hebrew), Pe'amim (Studies in Oriental Jewry, 2005).
"Their Heart is in the East and They Are in the West: The Arabic Emigration Press" (Hebrew), HaMizrach HeChadash (The New East), Vol. XLIII (2002).
"Israel Lo Shelanu (Israel is not ours): An Arabic Newspaper in New York Reports" (Hebrew), Kesher (Connection), No. 32 (November 2002).
"A New Holiday Replaces the Old: October 6th Instead of July 23rd (Hebrew; on Egypt's national holidays), Jama'a, Vol. 9 (2002).
Liat Radcliffe Ross (St Antony's)
"A Muslim Lobby at Whitehall? Examining the Role of the Muslim Minority in British Foreign Policy Making," Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Vol. 15:3 (2004).
Stina Torjesen (St Antony's)
Tajikistan's Road to Stability: Reduction in Arms Proliferation and Remaining Challenges, Small Arms Survey, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Occasional Paper No. 17 (2005)