CSD has a particular strength in critical approaches to understanding international politics.
CSD has a long tradition of critical democratic theory, with renowned theorists including John Keane, Chantal Mouffe and Bhiku Parekh.
Research on gender and sexuality at Westminster covers diverse topics, including the role of women in resistance in Palestinian societies, the politics of masculinity and LGTBQ+ politics.
CSD is shaping critical and policy debates on how complexity and resilience can be governed.
CSD undertakes research that engages critically with challenges and developments in the Global South.
This research group adopts an interdisciplinary approach to the meaning and practices of these concepts.
This research theme explores collective spaces, relationships and communication.
Funded research projects.
Opportunities for doctoral study.