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Thorsten Wojczewski

Dr Thorsten Wojczewski

Thorsten Wojczewski

Teaching Fellow in Indian Foreign and Security Policy


Room: Chesham Building, Room 10B

Office hours in 2017-18: Thursday 2pm - 4pm (NB: Office hours will be held in the India Institute Office, room K0.39, King`s building)

Thorsten Wojczewski is a teaching fellow and postdoctoral researcher specialising in Indian foreign and security policy, International Relations Theory and world order. Before joining King’s, he was a research fellow at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies in Hamburg. In addition, he has been a visiting fellow at the University of Oxford and the Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA) in New Delhi. He studied political science at the University of Hamburg and the University of Reading, and completed his PhD in International Relations at the University of Kiel, Germany. In his doctoral thesis, he examined the world order concepts in India’s post-cold war foreign policy discourse.


MA (Contemporary India): Indian Foreign and Security Policy

MA (Contemporary India) ‘Applied Research Methods’ 

MA (South Asia and Global Security): Afghan and South Asian Security Issues

BA (International Relations): Introduction to South Asia

Research interests

  • Indian foreign and security policy
  • World order and global power shifts
  • Post-Western IR theory
  • Peace and conflict studies
  • Discourse theory

Selected publications

2016. China's Rise as a Strategic Challenge and Opportunity: India's China Discourse and Strategy. In: India Review 15 (1): 22-60.

(with Miriam Prys). 2015. Rising Powers, NGOs and North-South Relations in Global Climate Governance: The Case of Climate Finance. In: Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies 42 (1): 93-111.

2014. The Persistency of the India-Pakistan Conflict: Chances and Obstacles of the Bilateral Composite Dialogue. In: Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs 1 (3): 319-345.

(with Daniel Flemes). 2011. Sekundärmächte als Gegenspieler regionaler Führungsmächte? Fehlende Gefolgschaft in Südamerika, Südasien und Subsahara-Afrika. In Regionale Führungsmächte - Theorien und Forschungsperspektiven, edited by Daniel Flemes, Dirk Nabers and Detlef Nolte, 155-184. Baden-Baden: Nomos.

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