Committee, Trinity Term 2018

President

KEAN MURPHY

Hi, I'm Kean, a second-year PPE student at Somerville. As President, I oversee the overall direction of the society by building the term card of speaker events and trips for our members to enjoy. I'm primarily interested in security studies and the geopolitics of East Asia.

Feel free to email me at kean.murphy@some.ox.ac.uk or president@oxirsoc.com if you would like to get in touch.


President-Elect

ELENA CASALE

Hello! I'm Elena, a second year English student and current President-Elect of IR Soc. In my role, I work with Kean to oversee the general running of the society, and am also responsible for inviting next terms’ speakers. I’m primarily interested in diplomacy and British-Italian relations.

Feel free to email me at elena.casale@lincoln.ox.ac.uk if you would like to get in touch or make a speaker request.


Editor-in-chief

TOM HUNT

Hi, I’m Tom, a second-year PPE student at Exeter. As Editor-in-Chief I’ll be leading the team that produces the Lighthouse journal, the Beacon podcast, and our morning news email. My primary interest in international relations is the effect of economics on governments’ foreign policies. 

If you’re interested in writing for our blog, or have any enquiries about our publications, feel free to get in touch with me at thomas.hunt@exeter.ox.ac.uk


TJ FITZGERALD

Treasurer


ED FORD

Treasurer-Elect


NEIL MISRA

Hello, I’m Neil. I’m doing a Master’s in Modern South Asian Studies at Oriel College. As Director of Communications, I promote society events through social media channels and oversee the publication of the society newsletter. My primary research interest is covert cooperation between Israel and the Gulf Arab regimes in countering Iranian security threats. Please do not hesitate to e-mail me at neil.misra@oriel.ox.ac.uk if you would like to get in touch.

COMMS DIRECTOR


ARCHIE PHILIPPS

Hi, I'm Archie, a second-year student of French and German at Exeter. As Secretary, I coordinate the organisation of events and assist the President in the smooth running of the society. My primary interests are in ideologies, particularly autocratic and fundamentalist ones, and in national, European and international terrorism. I'm also interested in state fragility and failure in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, especial the role of violent groups in such states. Please email me at archie.philipps@exeter.ox.ac.uk

Secretary


GRADUATE OFFICER

ZAID AHMED


HUGH THOMAS

Hi I’m Hugh, and I’m a second year PPEist at Hertford. This term Owen and I will be co-editing our Lighthouse Journal. I’m primarily interested in Middle Eastern international relations, but feel free to drop me an email at hugh.thomas@hertford.ox.ac.uk about anything journal related!

OWEN BROOKS

Hi, I’m Owen, a second-year historian at Lincoln. Along with Hugh, I’ll be managing the Lighthouse Journal, coordinating with the sub-editors to ensure it all comes together on schedule. I’m primarily interested in international relations through the lens of American diplomacy, whether navigating the Israel-Palestine conflict or managing the rise of China.For anything about the Journal, do not hesitate to drop me an email at owen.brooks@lincoln.ox.ac.uk!

 

Lighthouse Editors


CARA EXALL

JULIA ROUTLEDGE

NATHANIA SILALAHI

MICHELLE HUANG

LIGHTHOUSE SUB-EDITORS


VERITY BLIGH

Podcast EDitor-in-chief


Archie Philipps

John Mainland

Millie Radovic

Nicholas Chin

Robert Pieters

Tandee Wang

POdcast editors


KYRA LEYLand

Julia Pieza

angus higgins

Rebecca stephens

carl du jeu

DAILY BULLETIN EDITORS


Oliver Ramsay Gray

IT OFFICER


WILL NELSON

GRAPHICS OFFICER


ED LAWRENCE

SATOSHI TANAKA

Sponsorship Officers


ED LAWRENCE

KYRA LEYLAND

JOSHUA ONG

LEO MAEDJE

MICHAEL O'CONNOR

MYLES LANGLEY

SWARAJ DASH

WILL BROWN

Events Officers