Dr Federica Bicchi is an Associate Professor in International Relations of Europe in the Department of International Relations at LSE, where she has been teaching Foreign Policy Analysis, Europe in the World, and Europe, the United States and the Arab-Israeli conflict, all at post-graduate level.
Her current research focuses on contemporary trends in European diplomacy, especially in relation to the digitalisation of diplomacy and developments in European foreign policy cooperation. Her theoretical perspective contributes to the “practice turn” in International Relations.
Recent publications include articles in Review of International Studies, Cooperation and Conflict, Global Networks, Journal of Common Market Studies, The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, Geopolitics, Journal of European Public Policy, Democratization, and Geopolitics. She has published European Foreign Policy Making towards the Mediterranean (Palgrave, 2007), and edited Europe and the Occupation of Palestinian Territories since 1967 (Routledge, 2020), European Diplomatic Practices (2018, with Niklas Bremberg) and The Struggle for Influence in the Middle East (2015, with Benoit Challand and Steven Heydeman).