Committee 

President

Elena Casale

Hi, I'm Elena, a third-year English Literature student at Lincoln. 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 diplomacy and British-Italian relations.

Feel free to email me at elena.casale@lincoln.ox.ac.uk or president@oxirsoc.com if you would like to get in touch.


President-Elect

Ed LAWRence

I'm a second year PPEist at Jesus. I'll be taking over as President in Hilary Term, but for now I'm supporting Elena and the rest of the Michaelmas committee in whatever way I can. I'm particularly interested in relations between China and the West. 

I'll also be planning speakers and events for next term, so if you have any ideas or connections do get in touch at edward.lawrence@jesus.ox.ac.uk


Editor-in-chief

HUGH THOMAS

Hi I’m Hugh, and I’m a second year PPEist at Hertford. As Editor-in-Chief I’ll be leading the team that produces the Lighthouse journal, the Beacon podcast, and our morning news email. I’m primarily interested in Middle Eastern international relations.

Feel free to drop me an email at hugh.thomas@hertford.ox.ac.uk about anything journal related!


ED FORD

Hi, I'm Ed. I am a third year PPEist at St Peter's. As treasurer I look after the finances of the society including sponsorship, membership and expenses. You'll often see me on the door of events checking membership, so do come and say hello. My main interests are in security, geopolitical strategy, and the history of British foreign policy. If you have any questions about membership, or would like to enquire about sponsoring the society, get in touch at edward.ford@spc.ox.ac.uk

Treasurer


VIOLA FUR

Hi, I'm Viola, a second year PPEist at St Hugh's. As Treasurer-Elect I work with Ed to oversee the society's finances and to secure sponsorship. I'm particularly interested in the role of development in international relations, from diplomacy and regime types to economic growth and state strength.

For anything related to finances feel free to email me at viola.fur@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk .

Treasurer-Elect


robbie brown

Hi I’m Robbie, a second year PPL student at Worcester. As Communications Director, I publicise society events and attempt to raise the profile of the society as a whole. I also publish the society newsletter in collaboration with the press officers. My primary interest is the role of psychology in conflict and inter-group relations. Don’t hesitate to email me about anything to do with the role/society events robert.brown@worc.ox.ac.uk

COMMS DIRECTOR


Michael o'connor

Hi, I'm Michael. I'm a second year doing Philosophy and Politics at Balliol. As Secretary, I coordinate the organisation of events and lead a team of Events Officers. I’m particularly interested in state failure, international security and areas of limited statehood as well as the the politics of Central Asia.

Please contact me at michael.oconnor@balliol.ox.ac.uk if you're interested in joining our events team.

Secretary


GRADUATE OFFICER

ZAID AHMED


cara exall

Hi, I’m Cara, a second-year PPEist at Wadham. As Co-Editor of the Lighthouse I’ll be working closely with the other editors to ensure this term’s Lighthouse journal and blog are the best they can be. Michelle and I chose the theme of New Order to reflect the shifts to international relations we’re seeing in light of Trump, Brexit, conflict in the Middle East, rising global powers and new technology. I’m particularly interested in the UN, human rights and security. Do get in touch if you would like to write for us, you can email me at cara.exall@wadham.ox.ac.uk.

Michelle huang

Hi, I'm Michelle, a second-year PPEist at Somerville. As co-editor of the Lighthouse, I work with Cara and our team of sub-editors to produce this term's journal and blog articles on the theme of New Order. I'm particularly interested in human rights and the politics of Southeast Asia, with an emphasis on Myanmar. Feel free to email me at michelle.huang@some.ox.ac.uk if you'd like to write for the Lighthouse, or if you're interested in promoting it at your college.

Lighthouse Editors


julia pieza

tom benson

grace davies

teen ho NICHOLAS CHING

LIGHTHOUSE SUB-EDITORS


Podcast EDitor-in-chief


POdcast editors


molly williams

sofYa sudets

james cleaver

DAILY BULLETIN EDITORS


GEORGIA WATSON

LUCY FOWLER

PETER SACKS

TOM GARDNER

WEI JIN CHAN

WILL SMITH

press OFFICERs


WILL NELSON

GRAPHICS OFFICER


angus higgins

samuel wejchert

Sponsorship Officers


emma daniel

LEO MAEDJE

oli ramsay gray

sam hoskin

 

 

Events Officers


IT OFFICER

Tom Hunt