SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Daniel Thumpston

BA (Leicester) MSc (Manchester)
  • Research


Daniel Thumpston
Daniel Thumpston
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Thesis title:
Legitimacy in China’s foreign policy: Reception of the Belt and Road Initiative in the European Union, 2013-2019 (working title)
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PhD Research

My research explores the discourses of Chinese state power.


  • Politics of China
  • IR theory
  • IPE
  • Power and legitimacy
  • Nationalism
  • Ideology
  • Discourse