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Nicholas  Michelsen

Dr Nicholas Michelsen

Reader in International Relations

Research interests

  • Conflict
  • International relations
  • Security

Biography

Dr Michelsen was awarded his undergraduate degree in International Relations and Philosophy by the University of Sussex, and holds an MA in International Conflict Studies and an MRes in War Studies from King’s College London. He wrote his doctoral thesis in the Department of War Studies, King's College London.

Research interests:

  • International Relations
  • Strategic Communications and Informational Conflict
  • Insurgency, Extremism and Terrorism
  • Twentieth Century European Philosophy
  • Resilience 
  • Transnational movements
  • Populism

Research

Hero strat comms
King's Centre for Strategic Communication

KCSC aims to be the leading global centre of expertise on strategic communications.

ESRChero
Environmental Security research group

The Environmental Security research group brings together scholars from the security community and scholars working on issues of environmental security.

News

War Studies Lecturer warns of the dangers of resurgent nationalist ideas in today's world

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, we interview Dr Pablo De Orellana, Lecturer in International Relations at the Department of War Studies

Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Events

21Novglobal nationalism thumbnail

Book launch: 'Global Nationalism' by de Orellana and Michelsen

From Putin to Trump to Xi: The twenty-first century is witnessing a truly transnational revival of a very old set of ideas.

Please note: this event has passed.

Features

Can COP28 weather the climate crisis? Unveiling global diplomacy challenges with Dr Nicholas Michelsen

MA student Arta Uka interviews Dr Nicholas Michelsen, who discusses the intricate challenges that lie beyond COP28.

COP28 Blog by Arta

Research

Hero strat comms
King's Centre for Strategic Communication

KCSC aims to be the leading global centre of expertise on strategic communications.

ESRChero
Environmental Security research group

The Environmental Security research group brings together scholars from the security community and scholars working on issues of environmental security.

News

War Studies Lecturer warns of the dangers of resurgent nationalist ideas in today's world

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, we interview Dr Pablo De Orellana, Lecturer in International Relations at the Department of War Studies

Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Events

21Novglobal nationalism thumbnail

Book launch: 'Global Nationalism' by de Orellana and Michelsen

From Putin to Trump to Xi: The twenty-first century is witnessing a truly transnational revival of a very old set of ideas.

Please note: this event has passed.

Features

Can COP28 weather the climate crisis? Unveiling global diplomacy challenges with Dr Nicholas Michelsen

MA student Arta Uka interviews Dr Nicholas Michelsen, who discusses the intricate challenges that lie beyond COP28.

COP28 Blog by Arta