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Associate Professor in International Politics, University of Birmingham

George Kyris is an Associate Professor in International Relations at the University of Birmingham. Previously, he has been a Teaching Fellow at the University of Warwick, a Research Fellow at the LSE and has also taught at the University of Manchester. He is author of many peer-reviewed articles and of the book ‘The Europeanisation of Contested States: The EU in northern Cyprus’.

His research concentrates on state recognition and international organisations, especially in the context of conflicts over statehood, unrecognised states, and the European Union, and sovereignty more broadly.


  • –present
    Lecturer in International and European Politics, University of Birmingham