Ilaria Carrozza

Research Assistant and Project Coordinator

Research Interests

- Global South Politics

- Chinese foreign policy

- the African Peace and Security Architecture

-  International Sustainable Development

- the Belt and Road Initiative

- South-South cooperation

- Emerging powers


​Languages spoken:

Italian (native); English (fluent); Spanish (fluent); Norwegian (intermediate); Chinese (intermediate); Portuguese (intermediate); French (basic)

Work experience:

2019-: Research Assistant and Project Coordinator, PRIO, Oslo

2016-2017: Associate Editor, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, London

2015-2017: Graduate Teaching Assistant, LSE, London

2015-2016: Editor & Director, Millennium: Journal of International Studies

2014-2015: Consultant, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok

2014-2015: Research Coordinator, LSE Africa Summit, London

Academic Visitorships:

2017, School of International Studies (SIS), Peking University, Beijing


2014-2019, PhD in International Relations, The London School of Economics and Political Science

2012-2013, MA in Chinese Studies (major in International Politics), School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

2008-2011, BA in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Pisa 


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forthcoming, “The security-development nexus in China’s Africa policy”, (article, in preparation)

forthcoming, “When the military meets the economy in China’s overseas investments: The case of Djibouti”, in “The Practice of Economic Statecraft? China’s Overseas Investments and the OBOR Initiative”, edited by Zhang, Biao, Chinese Political Science Review (under review)

forthcoming, “Re-telling the ‘China-Africa story’”, in “China’s Strategic Priorities”, edited by Ping, Jonathan H. and McCormick, Brett, Routledge (under review)

2019, “China’s Multilateral Diplomacy: Constructing the Security-Development Nexus”, in “New Perspectives on China’s Relations with the World: National, Transnational and International”, edited by Johanson, Daniel, Li, Jie, and Wu, Tsunghan, E-International Relations Publishing

2018, “China’s African Union Diplomacy: Challenges and Prospects for the Future”, LSE Global South Unit Policy Brief Series, ISSN 2396-765X

2017, “Introduction: Racialized Realities in World Politics”, with Danewid, Ida, and Pauls, Evelyn, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, Volume 45, Issue 3

2015, "Climate finance in the Asia-Pacific Region: Trends and Innovative Approaches”, Asia-Pacific Development Journal, 22, no.2, 71-102