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Personal profile


Constance Duncombe is Lecturer in International Relations at Monash University, Australia.  She received her PhD in International Relations at the University of Queensland, and has worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at UQ, and in the School of Political Science and International Studies on an ARC project that examines how images shape responses to humanitarian crises.



Research interests

Her research interests lie within critical and interdisciplinary engagements with contemporary world politics. Constance is particularly interested in the challenges associated with conceptualizing the political power of recognition and respect as it relates to interstate engagement and foreign policy. Additional research interests include Middle East politics and culture, and the politics of new media.

Constance has published on these themes in the European Journal of International Relations, International Affairs and Global Change, Peace and Security

External positions

Associate Editor of The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

2019 → …

Book Reviews Editor, The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

2018 → …

Research area keywords

  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Visual politics
  • Social media
  • recognition
  • Representation
  • Iran
  • emotions
  • Diplomacy

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Research Output

Culture, Diversity and Technology

Duncombe, C. E. & Reus-Smit, C., 2019, Technologies of International Relations. Palgrave Macmillan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

Digital diplomacy: Emotion and identity in the public realm

Duncombe, C., 2019, In : The Hague Journal of Diplomacy. 14, 1-2, p. 102-116 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Editorial: HJD Fifteen Years on, Past and Present Board Members on Future Research

Sharp, P., Melissen, J., Duncombe, C. & Holmes, M., 1 Jan 2019, In : The Hague Journal of Diplomacy. 14, 4, p. 327-330 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Popular culture, post-truth and emotional framings of world politics

Duncombe, C., 25 Oct 2019, In : Australian Journal of Political Science. 54, 4, p. 543-555 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Representation, Recognition and Respect in World Politics: The case of Iran-US relations

Duncombe, C. E., 2019, Manchester UK: Manchester University Press. 233 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review