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Research topic
  • Governance and legislation

  • Marian Feist

    Research student

    Marian’s academic interest is in international political economy and global environmental politics. In particular, his research examines the institutional framework for international climate finance.

    Awarded full funding from the Grantham Research Institute, he is jointly based at Grantham and the International Relations Department.


    Marian teaches International Political Economy at the LSE Summer School and in the TRIUM Global Executive MBA programme. He also served as a deputy editor for the 44th volume of the Millennium Journal of International Studies.

    Educated at the universities of Münster and Agder, he holds a Magister’s degree (with distinction) in political science, economics, and communication.

    Prior to joining the LSE, Marian held a research and teaching position in International Relations and Development. His non-academic work experience includes political consulting and translation.

    Research Interests

    • International climate finance
    • Lesson use in multilateral negotiations
    • Financialisation


    Research article  20 January, 2014

    What’s sustainable supposed to mean? Financialisation as discursive construction, based on the example of banks’ sustainability reporting

    Feist, M. and Fuchs, D. 2013. In: M. Heires and A. Nölke (eds.): Politische Ökonomie der Finanzialisierung [The political economy of financialisation]. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, pp. 225–240. (peer-reviewed)


    Research article  20 December, 2013

    Agricultural policy and food security in the whirlpool of the financial crisis

    Feist, M. and Fuchs, D. 2013. Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik [Journal of Foreign and Security Policy] 6 (special issue 5), pp. 197–209.

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