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Lecturer in International Relations, University of Kent

Recep Onursal is a Lecturer in International Relations and holds a PhD in International Conflict Analysis. Recep joined the School of Politics and International Relations in September 2016. Prior to his PhD, he completed a MSc in Conflict Resolution (2015) and a MSc in Finance (2014) at the University of Essex. His work lies at the intersection between the post-foundational theories of discourse (Laclau and Mouffe, 1985) and conflict analysis theories.


  • 2020–present
    Lecturer, International Relations


  • 2023 
    University of Kent, PhD in International Conflict Analysis
  • 2016 
    University of Essex, MSc in Conflict Resolution
  • 2015 
    University of Essex, MSc in Finance and Management

Professional Memberships

  • The Political Studies Association
  • The British International Studies Association
  • Conflict Research Society