SOAS University of London

Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy

CISD Academic Publications

Authored Books

Paliwal, Avinash (2017) My Enemy's Enemy - India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal. London: Hurst.

Cox, Ashley (2017) Wilsonian Approaches to American Conflicts: From the War of 1812 to the First Gulf War. Abingdon; New York: Routledge.

Plesch, Dan (2017) Human Rights After Hitler: The Lost History of Prosecuting Axis War Crimes. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press.

Holmes, Alison R. and Rofe, J. Simon (2016) Global Diplomacy: Theories, Types and Models. Colorado: Westview.

Rofe, J. Simon and Holmes, Alison R. (2012) The Embassy in Grosvenor Square – American Ambassadors to the United Kingdom 1938-2008. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Williams, Andrew J. and Hadfield, Amelia and Rofe, J. Simon (2012) International History and International Relations. Abingdon; New York: Routledge.

Plesch, Dan (2010) America, Hitler and the Un: How the Allies Won World War II and Forged a Peace. London: I.B.Tauris.

Plesch, Dan and Blankenburg, Stephanie (2008) How to make corporations accountable. Liverpool: The Institute of Employment Rights.

Rofe, J. Simon (2007) Franklin Roosevelt's foreign policy and the Welles mission. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Plesch, Dan and Austin, Greg and Grant, Fiona and Sullivan, Stephen (2006) Bio-energy and CAP Reform: The Gains to Europe and Africa. London: Foreign Policy Centre.


Nadarajah, Suthaharan (2018) 'The Tamil Proscriptions: Identities, Legitimacies and Situated Practices'. Terrorism and Political Violence, (30) 2, pp 278-297.

Marriage, Zoe (2017) 'Evading biopolitical control: Capoeira as total resistance'. Global Society, pp 1-18.

Cox, Ashley (2017) 'Wilsonian Ambitions for American Engagement in the First Gulf War'. History Compass, (15) 1, pp e12365.

Rampton, David and Nadarajah, Suthaharan (2016) 'A long view of liberal peace and its crisis'. European Journal of International Relations, (23) 2, pp 441-465.

Lee, Yenn and Rofe, J. Simon (2016) 'Paragogy and flipped assessment: Experience of designing and running a MOOC on research methods'. Open Learning: the Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning.

Rofe, J. Simon (2016) 'Prologue: Diplomacy and Sport'. Diplomacy and Statecraft, (27) 2, pp 207-211.

Rofe, J. Simon (2016) 'Sport and Diplomacy: A Global Diplomacy Framework'. Diplomacy and Statecraft, (27) 2, pp 212-230.

Plesch, Dan (2016) 'The South and disarmament at the UN'. Third World Quarterly, (37) 7, pp 1203-1218.

Roy, Pallavi (2016) 'Economic growth, the UN and the global South: an unfulfilled promise'. Third World Quarterly, (37) 7, pp 1284-1297.

Rofe, J. Simon and Tomlinson, Alan (2016) '"Strenuous Competition on the field of play, Diplomacy off it" – The 1908 London Olympics, Theodore Roosevelt, Arthur Balfour, and Transatlantic Relations'. Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, (15) 1, pp 60-79.

Plesch, Dan and Weiss, Thomas G. (2015) '1945’s Forgotten Insight: Multilateralism as Realist Necessity'. International Studies Perspectives, (17) 1, pp 4-16.

Heubaum, Harald and Biermann, Frank (2015) 'Integrating global energy and climate governance: The changing role of the International Energy Agency'. Energy Policy, (87), pp 229-239.

Paliwal, Avinash (2015) 'India's Taliban Dilemma - To Engage or to Contain?'. Journal of Strategic Studies, (40) 1-2, pp 35-67.

Paliwal, Avinash (2015) 'Afghanistan's India-Pakistan Dilemma - Advocacy Coalitions in Weak States'. Cambridge Review of International Affairs, (29) 2, pp 465-491.

Roy, Pallavi (2015) 'The "Brics Bank": Many Challenges and Many Opportunities'. Modern Diplomacy [Online].

Plesch, Dan and Weiss, Tom (2015) '1945’s Lesson: ‘Good-Enough’ Global Governance Ain’t Good Enough'. Global Governance, (21) 2, pp 197-204.

Roy, Pallavi (2015) 'In fact, the BRICS bank's challenges are even greater'. Europe's World.

Roy, Pallavi (2015) 'One size can't fit all'. Infosys Science Foundation [Online].

Nadarajah, Suthaharan and Rampton, David (2015) 'The limits of hybridity and the crisis of liberal peace'. Review of International Studies, (41) 1, pp 49-72.

Plesch, Dan and Sattler, Shanti (2014) 'A new paradigm of customary international criminal law'. Criminal Law Forum, (25) 1, pp 17-43.

Plesch, Dan and Sácouto, Susana and Lasco, Chante (2014) 'The Relevance of the United Nations War Crimes Commission to the Prosecution of Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes Today'. Criminal Law Forum, (25) 1-2, pp 349-381.

Rofe, J. Simon (2014) 'It is a squad game: Manchester United as a diplomatic non-state actor in international affairs'. Sport in Society, (17) 9, pp 1136-1154.

Rofe, J. Simon and Pigman, Geoffrey Allen (2014) 'Sport and Diplomacy: an introduction'. Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, (17) 9, pp 1095-1097.

Plesch, Dan and Sattler, Shanti (2013) 'Changing the Paradigm of International Criminal Law: Considering the Work of the United Nations War Crimes Commission of 1943–1948'. International Community Law Review, (15) 2, pp 203-223.

Laffey, Mark and Nadarajah, Suthaharan (2012) 'The Hybridity of Liberal Peace: States, Diasporas and Insecurity'. Security Dialogue, (43) 5, pp 402-419.

Rofe, J. Simon (2012) 'Pre-war Post-war Planning: The Phoney War, the Roosevelt Administration, and the Case of the Advisory Committee on Problems of Foreign Relations'. Diplomacy and Statecraft, (23) 2, pp 254-279.

Rofe, J. Simon (2011) 'The ‘IR Model’: A Schema for Pedagogic Design and Development in International Relations Distance Learning Programmes'. European Political Science, (10) 1, pp 103-117.

Rofe, J. Simon (2011) 'Isolationism and internationalism in transatlantic affairs'. Journal of Transatlantic Studies, (9) 1, pp 1-6.

Rofe, J. Simon and Thompson, John (2011) ''Internationalists in Isolationist times' - Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt and a Rooseveltian Maxim'. Journal of Transatlantic Studies, (9) 1, pp 46-62.

Blankenburg, Stephanie and Plesch, Dan and Wilkinson, Frank (2010) 'Limited liability and the modern corporation in theory and in practice'. Cambridge Journal of Economics, (34) 5, pp 821-837.

Plesch, Dan (2008) 'How the UN beat Hitler and prepared the peace'. Global Society, (22) 1, pp 137-158.

Plesch, Dan (2008) 'Introducing the Concept of a Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone'. International Relations, (22) 3, pp 323-329.

Plesch, Dan and Christiansen, Poul-Erik (2008) 'A Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the Middle East: Reflections on a Project of Academic Applied International Relations'. International Relations, (22) 3, pp 391-396.

Rofe, J. Simon (2008) '“Under the Influence of Mahan”: Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt and their Understanding of American National Interest'. Diplomacy and Statecraft, (19) 4, pp 732-745.

Blankenburg, Stephanie and Plesch, Dan and Sakamoto, E Elize (2007) 'Their gain and your pain: the limitations of limited liability'. Tribune, pp 15-15.

Blankenburg, Stephanie and Plesch, Dan (2007) 'Corporate rights and responsibilities: restoring legal accountability'. openDemocracy.

Rofe, J. Simon (2007) 'Prescription and Remedy: Lothian’s influence upon Anglo-American relations during the Phony War in The Round Table'. The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, (96) 389, pp 151-171.

Nadarajah, Suthaharan and Sriskandarajah, Dhananjayan (2005) 'Liberation struggle or terrorism? The politics of naming the LTTE'. Third World Quarterly, (26) 1, pp 87-100.

Plesch, Dan (2005) 'Corporate social Responsibility: questions of equality before the law, property rights and de-regulation'. Accountancy Business and the Public Interest, (4) 2, pp 1-27.

Edited Books or Journals

Scott-Smith, Giles and Rofe, J. Simon, (eds.), (2017) Global Perspectives on the Bretton Woods Conference and the Post-War World Order. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. (The World of the Roosevelts).

Book Chapters

Sherman, Sarah and Rofe, J. Simon (2017) 'Using Forums in Moodle to Provide Peer Feedback'. In: Havemann, Leo and Sherman, Sarah, (eds.), Assessment, Feedback & Technology: Context and Case Studies in Bloomsbury. London: Bloomsbury Learning Enviroment, pp 61-62.

Rofe, J. Simon (2017) 'The Cold War in Western Europe'. In: Masur, Matthew, (ed.), Understanding and Teaching the Cold War. University of Wisconsin Press.

Rofe, J. Simon (2017) 'FDR's Closest Contender: Thomas E. Dewey and the 1944 election'. In: Johnstone, Andrew and Priest, Andrew, (eds.), US Presidential Elections and Foreign Policy: Candidates, Campaigns, and Global Politics from FDR to Bill Clinton. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press.

Rofe, J. Simon (2017) '“Prelude to the Future”: The Antecedents of the Bretton Woods Architecture'. In: Scott-Smith, Giles and Rofe, J. Simon, (eds.), Global Perspectives on the Bretton Woods Conference and the Post-War World Order. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp 35-50.

Scott-Smith, Giles and Rofe, J.Simon (2017) 'Bretton Woods: A Global Perspective'. In: Scott-Smith, Giles and Rofe, J. Simon, (eds.), Global Perspectives on the Bretton Woods Conference and the Post-War World Order. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp 1-13.

Rofe, J. Simon (2016) 'Trust between Adversaries and Allies: President George H.W. Bush, Trust and the End of the Cold War'. In: Klimke, Martin and Kreis, Reinhild and Ostermann, Christian, (eds.), Trust, but Verify: Transformation of the Cold War Order. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, pp 63-84.

Paliwal, Avinash (2016) 'Afghanistan-India Relations: Normative Sources of Bilateral Ties'. New South Asian Security: Six Core Relations. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan.

Paliwal, Avinash (2016) 'Afghanistan's India-Pakistan Dilemma: A Balancing Act?'. Afghanistan's Regional Dilemmas: South Asia and Beyond. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan.

Laffey, Mark and Nadarajah, Suthaharan (2016) 'Securing the diaspora: Policing global order'. In: Hönke, Jana and Muller, Markus-Michael, (eds.), The Global Making of Police: Postcolonial Perspectives. Abingdon: Routledge, pp 114-131.

Paliwal, Avinash (2016) 'Pakistan-Afghan Relations Since 2001: There are no Endgames'. Pakistan at the Crossroads - Domestic Dynamics and External Pressures. New York: Columbia University Press.

Laffey, Mark and Nadarajah, Suthaharan (2016) 'Postcolonialism'. In: Collins, Alan, (ed.), Contemporary Security Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 122-138.

Weiss, Thomas G. and Plesch, Dan and Owen, Leah (2016) 'The UN War Crimes Commission and International Law: Revisiting World War II Precedents and Practice'. Global Community: Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2015. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Plesch, Dan (2015) 'Building on the 1943-48 United Nations War Crimes Commission'. Wartime Origins and the Future United Nations. Oxon; New York: Routledge, pp 79-98.

Rofe, J. Simon (2015) 'End and Ends: the Cold War in International History at systemic and sub-systemic levels'. In: Luthi, Lorenz, (ed.), The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East: Crucial Periods and Turning Points. Washington D. C.: Woodrow Wilson Centre & Stanford University Press.

Rofe, J. Simon (2015) 'Online and Distance Learning'. In: Ishiyama, John and Miller, William J. and Eszter, Simon, (eds.), Handbook On Teaching And Learning In Political Science And International Relations. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Rofe, J. Simon (2015) 'Pre-war and Wartime Planning'. In: Plesch, Dan and Weiss, Thomas G., (eds.), Past as Prelude? Wartime History and the Future United Nations. New York: Routledge.

Roy, Pallavi (2014) 'Financing Gaps, Competitiveness and Capabilities: Why Bretton Woods needs a Radical Rethink'. In: Weiss, Thomas and Plesch, Dan, (eds.), Wartime Origins and the Future United Nations. Basingstoke: Routledge, pp 160-178.

Plesch, Dan and Shattler, Shanti (2014) 'Before Nuremberg: Considering the Work of the United Nations War Crimes Commission of 1943-1948'. In: Bergsmo, Morten and Cheah, Wui Ling and Yi, Ping, (eds.), Historical origins of international criminal law. Brussels: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, pp 437-473.

Rofe, J. Simon (2014) 'Presidential Peacemaking: President George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War'. In: Cullinane, Michael and Elliot, Clare, (eds.), Perspectives on Presidential Leadership: An International View of the White House. Abingdon; New York: Routledge.

Nadarajah, Suthaharan and Sentas, Vicki (2013) 'The Politics of State Crime and Resistance - Self-determination in Sri Lanka'. In: Stanley, Elizabeth and McCulloch, Jude, (eds.), State Crime and Resistance. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, pp 68-83.

Roy, Pallavi (2012) 'India’s Vulnerable Maturity: Experiences of Maharashtra and West Bengal'. In: North, Douglass and Wallis, John and Webb, Steven and Weingast, Barry, (eds.), In the Shadow of Violence: The Problem of Development in Limited Access Societies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp 198-232.

Rofe, J. Simon (2012) 'Diplomatic Milestones, 1918 to 1945: History and Analysis of the Shift from Isolationism to Internationalism'. In: McMahon, Robert J. and Zeiler, Thomas W., (eds.), Guide to U.S. foreign policy a diplomatic history. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: CQ Press.

Rofe, J. Simon (2012) 'Europe As the Nexus for Roosevelt's International Strategy'. In: Thompson, John and Krabbendam, Hans, (eds.), America's Transatlantic Turn: Theodore Roosevelt and the "Discovery" of Europe. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Rofe, J. Simon (2011) 'The IR Model and E-moderating'. In: Salmon, Gilly, (ed.), E-moderating: the key to teaching and learning online. 3rd edition.. London: Routledge Falmer.

Rofe, J. Simon (2011) 'Preparedness and Defense: The Origins of Theodore Roosevelt's Strategy for the United States on the International Stage'. In: Ricard, Serge, (ed.), A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, pp 78-93.

Rofe, J. Simon (2011) 'Something that works: the IR Model’s approach to technology'. In: Curtis, Steven and Rofe, Simon, (eds.), Does the Medium Matter? IT-Assisted Learning and Teaching in International Relations and Politics, C-SAP Why Social Science Matters, Issue 5. Birmingham: C-SAP.

Vimalarajah, Luxshi and Nadarajah, Suthaharan (2011) 'Thinking Peace: Revisiting Analysis and Intervention in Sri Lanka'. In: Körppen, Daniella and Ropers, Norbert and Giessman, Hans J., (eds.), The Non-Linearity of Peace Processes: Theory and Practice of Systemic Conflict Transformation. Opladen & Farmington Hills: Barbara Budrich Verlag, pp 129-145.

Plesch, Dan (2010) 'United Nations (and League of Nations)'. In: Kazin, Michael and Edwards, Rebecca and Rothman, Adam, (eds.), The Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History. Princeton: Princeton University Press. [Inpress]

Rofe, J. Simon (2010) 'Lord Lothian’s Ambassadorship in Washington August 1939-December 1940'. In: Roberts, Priscilla, (ed.), Lord Lothian and Anglo-American Relations, 1900-1940. Dordrecht: Republic of Letters.

Nadarajah, Suthaharan (2009) 'Conflict sensitive Aid & Making Liberal Peace'. In: Duffield, Mark and Hewitt, Vernon, (eds.), Empire, Development and Colonialism: The Past in the Present. Melton, Woodbridge: James Curry, pp 109-129.

Nadarajah, Suthaharan (2009) 'Disciplining the Diaspora: Tamil Self-Determination and the Politics of Proscription'. In: Ingram, Alan and Dodds, Klaus, (eds.), Spaces of Security and Insecurity: Geographies of the War on Terror. Farnham: Ashgate, pp 109-130.

Plesch, Dan (2009) 'State Failure, Anarchy, War and Genocide'. In: Al-Rodhan, Nayef, (ed.), Potential Global Strategic Catastrophes: balancing transnational responsibilities and burden-sharing with sovereignty. Berlin: Lit Verlag, pp 233-252.

Rofe, J. Simon (2009) 'Lord Lothian, 1939-40'. In: Hopkins, Michael and Kelly, Saul and Young, John, (eds.), The Washington Embassy: British ambassadors to the United States, 1939-77. Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Rofe, J. Simon and Marshall, Alex (2009) 'An Abortive Special Relationship? - US-Russian Relations in the Post Cold War World'. In: Dumbrell, John and Schafer, Axel, (eds.), America's 'special relationships': foreign and domestic aspects of the politics of alliance. London; New York: Routledge.

Rofe, J. Simon (2007) 'The United States Security Dilemma – a Nation at War'. In: Radoi, Mireille and Rofe, Simon, (eds.), My USA: views on American national security and foreign policy. Bucharest: Tritonic.

Monographs and Working Papers

Roy, Pallavi (2017) Anti-Corruption in Nigeria: A political settlements analysis. SOAS University of London: Anti-Corruption Evidence (ACE) Research Consortium Working Paper 02.

Khan, Mushtaq and Andreoni, Antonio and Roy, Pallavi (2016) Anti-Corruption in Adverse Contexts: A Strategic Approach. London: SOAS. [Unpublished]

Roy, Pallavi (2012) Pakistan A Crisis of Legitimacy and Liberalization 1980-2010. London: SOAS.

Roy, Pallavi (2011) Tamil Nadu: Growth in the Time of Clientelism. . [Unpublished]

Nadarajah, Suthaharan and Vimalarajah, Luxshi (2008) The Politics of Transformation: the LTTE and the 2002-2006 peace process in Sri Lanka. Berghof Transitions Series No. 4. Berghof Research Center for Constructive Conflict Management.

Plesch, Dan (2008) Strategic Concept for the Regulation of Arms Possession and Proliferation. Westminster: House of Commons.

Plesch, Dan and Blankenburg, Stephanie (2007) Corporate rights and responsibilities: restoring legal accountability. London: the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce).

Plesch, Dan and Butcher, Martin (2007) Considering a war with Iran. CISD.

Plesch, Dan (2006) The Future of Britain's WMD. London: The Foreign Policy Centre.

Nadarajah, Suthaharan (2005) Sri Lanka's Vernacular Press and the Peace Process. The Asia Foundation.

Book Reviews

Paliwal, Avinash (2017) 'Reimagining Afghanistan'. International Affairs, (93) 3, pp 701-707.

Plesch, Dan (2016) 'Review of: Andrew Buchanan. American Grand Strategy in the Mediterranean during World War II. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781107044142'. H-Diplo Roundtable Review, (XVII) 15.


Paliwal, Avinash (2017) 'Filling the Capability Deficit'.

Paliwal, Avinash (2013) 'Securing Afghanistan: Historic Sources of India's Contemporary Challenge' ORD Occasional Paper #43.

Paliwal, Avinash (2011) 'Silent Game: China's Engagement in Afghanistan' ORF Issue Brief #31.


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