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Fabio Petito
Senior Lecturer in International Relations (International Relations)
Key areas: International Political Theory, Religions, Civilizational Dialogue, Mediterranean
T: +44 (0)1273 876714 or +44 (0)1273 678892


Fabio's research interests lie in: International Political Theory, Religions and International Relations; Dialogue of Civilisations;  The International Relations of the Mediterranean, The International Political Thought of Carl Schmitt; Geopolitics; European Foreign Policy and the Euro-Mediterranean Relationships; Italian Foreign Policy;  American Grand Strategy.

Current doctoral researchers include:

Ozcan Keles (PhD in Huma Rigths) - Islam, human rigths and social movements

Hailing Huang (PhD in International Relations) - China's soft power

Ferran Perez Mena (PhD in International Relations) -  Civilizational Encounters: Modern Chinese International thought from 1839 to 2016

Chia-Yu Liang (PhD in International Relations) - Tianxia and the politics of China’s political theology in international relations

Christopher Mcdermott (PhD Philosophy) - The Hermeneutical Implications of Dual Belonging and Reading for Peace: Approaching the Sacred Texts of Judaism and Christianity through the Eye of Zen

Ethem Dogan (PhD in International Relations) -