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Centre for Political Thought

Postgraduate Study and Research

workshop on Isaiah Berlin

PhD studies

With established specialisms in British Political Thought and Multiculturalism and Religion in Politics, SGIA is attracting an increasing number of PhD students in the field of political thought. Our current research students are working in the fields of:

Human Rights and the State

J.S.Mill and T.H.Green on liberty

Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

Secular, Religious and Multicultural Models of Governance

Islam and Human Rights

For more information on how to start a PhD in SGIA, follow this link or go to SGIA webpages/ postgraduate studies.

SGIA students attending a workshop on Isaiah Berlin

MA degrees


For the last three years the school has been running successfully an MA in Politics and International Relations (Political Theory). The program builds on the combined SGIA expertise in the fields of political theory, international relations theory, history of political thought and Islamic political thought.