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Ignasi Torrent

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Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, University of Hertfordshire, School of Humanities

Biography

Dr. Ignasi Torrent is a lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the School of Humanities at University of Hertfordshire (London). He teaches International Institutions and Policy, International Relations Theory, Global Governance, United Nations: Peace and Security, Development and Peacebuilding, International Security and Conflict, among others. His previous academic engagements include research and teaching fellowships at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona), University of Sierra Leone, the City University of New York and University of Westminster (London). His research interests are framed in the area of Critical Peace and Conflict Studies, the Anthropocene and new materialisms.

Background and education

  • (2017) PhD, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Professional memberships & affiliations

  • European International Studies Association
  • International Studies Association

Research

Research interests

  • Critical peace and conflict studies
  • Anthropocene
  • New materialisms
  • Non-modern epistemes (indigeneity, arts, science fiction)
  • Entangled ontologies

Research projects

  • Security and Governance Research Group. Link

Selected publications

  • Torrent, Ignasi.2019.Problematising UN-local Civil Society Engagement in Peacebuilding: Towards Non-modern Epistemes Through Relationality.Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding,DOI: 10.1080/17502977.2019.1580129Link
  • Randazzo, E; Torrent, Ignasi

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    2019.Reframing complexity and purposefulness after the end of peacebuilding.Security Dialogue,(Submitted and under revision)
  • Torrent, Ignasi.2019.World in Relations: A Whiteheadian contestation over Anthropocenic dualism, entangled ontologies and teleology.Theory, Culture and Society,(Submitted and under revision)
  • Pareja Alcaraz, PabloTorrent, Ignasi

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    2017.La seguridad humana y la gestión de la seguridad internacional contemporánea.Orbis Working Papers,2017:4
  • Torrent, Ignasi.2016.Application of an Analytical Frame for Armed Conflicts. A Comparison of the Cases of Burundi and the Central African Republic.ICIP Working Papers,Link