Dr Ian Patel

BJS LSE Fellow

Department of Sociology

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About me

Dr Patel joined LSE Human Rights in 2017. Prior to this, he was Senior Teaching Fellow in International Relations at SOAS, University of London, and before that Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the International State Crime Initiative at King's College London, School of Law. He gained his PhD from Cambridge University. 

His research is broadly concerned with global justice in theory and practice, transitional justice, the politics of security, postcolonial perspectives on international politics, intellectual history, the politics of knowledge, and genealogies of the modern nation-state and international system.


Patel, I. (2012) 'The Role of Testimony and Testimonial Analysis in Human Rights Advocacy and Research' in State Crime, Pluto Press, vol. 1, no. 2. 

Patel, I. and Mullin, C. (2015) 'Governing Revolt: EU-North Africa Relations after the ‘Arab Spring’ Uprisings' in Journal of  Intervention and Statebuilding, vol. 9 iss. 2. 

Patel, I. (2015) ‘What did the Magna Carta do for India’ in Discover Society, iss. 25.

Patel, I. and Mullin, C. (2016) 'Contesting Transitional Justice as Liberal Governance in Revolutionary Tunisia' in Conflict  and Society: Advances in Research, Special Issue, vol.2.

Patel, I. (2016) ‘Smoke and Mirrors: Reflections on the Tunisian Settlement’ in Discover Society, iss. 29.