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Ignasi Torrent

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Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, University of Hertfordshire


Dr. Ignasi Torrent is a Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the School of Humanities at University of Hertfordshire (London). He teaches modules on peacebuilding, international security and conflicts, International Relations Theory, and the Anthropocene, 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 interests

  • Critical Peace and conflict studies
  • International Security
  • The Anthropocene
  • New materialisms

Research projects

  • CHIP (Critical Humanities and International Politics Research Group). Link

Selected publications

  • Torrent, Ignasi.2022.Scrutinising UN Peacebuilding: Entangled Peace and its Limits.Peacebuilding,DOI: 10.1080/21647259.2021.1999166LinkLogo open access
  • Torrent, Ignasi.2021.IR and Relational Cosmology: Attainments and the Limits of Entanglement Fetishism. Review of International Studies, in review of Kurki, M. (2020): International Relations in a Relational Universe. Oxford: Oxford University Press,Link
  • Torrent, Ignasi.2021.An introduction to “Peace, Conflicts and Security in the Anthropocene: Ruptures and Limits”.Journal on International Security Studies,7(1): I-VILinkLogo open access
  • Torrent, Ignasi.2021.Entangled Peace.London:Rowman and Littlefield.Link
  • Randazzo, Elisa; Torrent, Ignasi

    2020.Reframing agency in complexity-sensitive peacebuilding.Security Dialogue,LinkLogo open access
  • Torrent, Ignasi.2019.Problematising UN-local Civil Society Engagement in Peacebuilding: Towards Non-modern Epistemes Through Relationality.Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding,13(5):618-637Link
  • Pareja Alcaraz, PabloTorrent, Ignasi

    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,LinkLogo open access
  • Torrent, Ignasi.2015.Criminalidad Transnacional Organizada y Reconstrucción Postbélica en los Balcanes.In:

    Ibáñez, J. and Sánchez, C. (eds.)

    Mercados Ilegales y Violencia Armada.Madrid:Tecnos.
  • Sandín, M. Paz; Sánchez, Angelina; Cano, Ana Belén; Torrent, Ignasi

    2014.Using narratives to study the impact of social networks on educational paths of immigrant students.GREDI, University of BarcelonaLink