Dr Ian Patel

Dr Ian Patel

BJS LSE Fellow in Human Rights

Department of Sociology

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About me

Dr Patel joined the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at LSE (now 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 postcolonial perspectives on international politics, intellectual history, the politics of knowledge, and race and immigration.


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

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

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

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