Centre for International Intervention

Operating at the intersection of academia, government, private sector and third sector, we provide a forum for research, discussion, and education around international intervention, providing an engaged yet critical perspective on intervention that promotes more effective, ethical, and sustainable intervention practice.

Our research

Our research seeks to understand how intervention is conceptualised, justified, and conducted, across four broad themes: humanitarianism, law, ethics, and geopolitics.

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New Executive Short Course on Intervention @surreypolitics in June with @MikeAaronson, @NickKitchen1, Alex Leverin… https://t.co/Rfz5QN1zRs
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Our Professor @MikeAaronson reflects on the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani: was it a legitimate act?… https://t.co/Di4W0tPtzA
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Latest blog posts


Why the UK carries much more of the adjustment costs of Brexit than the EU

Last week, almost as an aside to another conversation on Twitter, I noted that the UK was always going...


From deterrent to contagion: Brexit as a cautionary tale?

I was very glad to have attended the EPOW seminar series this week, where one of my longer-standing thoughts...

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Department of Politics
Duke of Kent Building (DK)
University of Surrey