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School of Government & International Affairs

Staff Profile

Mr Edward Walker, MA (Dunelm), BA (UEA)

Doctoral Research Student in the School of Government and International Affairs

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Edward began his PhD at Durham University in 2015, researching the impact of Europe on minority nationalist parties in Western Europe, with a particular focus on parties in Scotland, Catalonia and Corsica. His research focuses on the the rhetoric and domestic and transnational strategies developed by minority nationalist parties in response to developments and interactions at the European level of politics including, but not only, the European Union and other European-level institutions such as the Council of Europe.

Prior to this, Edward obtained an M.A. in International Relations from Durham University in 2014, and before that obtained a B.A in Politics from the University of East Anglia, Norwich. 

Research Interests

  • Constructivist International Relations
  • French Contemporary Politics
  • Nationalism
  • Regionalism
  • European Union Politics