Rosenboim, Or

Research Associate

    Or Rosenboim is a Jean Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, the European University Institute. 

    She is a Senior Lecturer at the department of International Politics at City, University of London, where she directs the Centre for Modern History. Before taking up this appointment, she held a Junior Research Fellowship at Queens’ College, Cambridge (2014-2017).  

    Her research explores the history of international thought in the twentieth century. She is particularly interested in the idea of the global and its influence on visions of world order in Europe and the United States. She has published extensively on political spaces, federal thought, geopolitics, globalism and world order. Her award-winning book, The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950 was published by Princeton University Press in 2017.  

    Or completed her PhD at the department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, an Mst in Global and Imperial History at Oxford (distinction) and a BA in Contemporary History at the University of Bologna (summa cum laude). She was a visiting fellow at the University of Chicago, Sciences Po Paris, and LUISS Rome.  


    Or Rosenboim, The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950 (Princeton University Press,  2017, paperback 2019). Winner of Francesco Guicciardini Prize for the Best Book in Historical International Relations, ISA, finalist for Gladstone Prize 2018, Royal Historical Society and TSA/CUP Prize 2019. 

    Or Rosenboim,  “The spatiality of politics: Cesare Battisti’s regional and international thought, 1900-1916”, Modern Intellectual History (2021).  

    Or Rosenboim, “Isaiah Bowman e l’educazione geografica alla base della politica estera statunitense”, in Edoardo Boria and Matteo Marconi, Geopolitica: dal pensiero all’azione. Spazi globali e relazioni politiche in età contemporanea (Gnosis, 2021). 

    Or Rosenboim, “A Plan for Plenty: The International Thought of Barbara Wootton”, in Patricia Owens and Katharina Rietzler (eds.),Women in International Thought (Cambridge University Press, 2021). 

    Or Rosenboim, “The Value of Space: Geopolitics, Geography and the American Search for International Theory in the 1950s”, The International History Review, 42, 3 (2020), 639-655. 

    Or Rosenboim, “State, Power and Global Order”, International Relations 33, 2 (2019), 229-245. 

    Or Rosenboim, “Threads and Boundaries: Rethinking the Intellectual History of International Relations”, in Nicolas Guilhot and Brian C. Schmidt (eds.) Historiographical Investigations in International Relations (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).  

    Or Rosenboim,  “Amica America: Raymond Aron’s international thought”, The Tocqueville Review 39, 2(2018).  

    Or Rosenboim and Elisabetta Brighi, “Realismo e geopolitica nell’Italia della Guerra Fredda”, Memoria e Ricerca 1 (2016).   

    Or Rosenboim,  “Geopolitics and Empire: Visions of Regional World Orders in the 1940s”, Modern Intellectual History12, 2 (2015), 353-381. 

    Or Rosenboim,  “Repenser l’état dans un espace devenu mondial: la pensée de Raymond Aron sur les relations internationales, 1940-1949” in Joël Mouric (ed.) Raymond Aron et la défense de la Liberté (Bernard de Fallois, 2016). 

    Or Rosenboim, “Barbara Wootton, Friedrich Hayek and the debate on democratic federalism in the 1940s,”The International History Review 36, 5 (2014), 894-918.  

    Or Rosenboim, “Geopolitics and Democracy in Owen Lattimore’s Political Thought”, The International History Review36, 4 (2014), 745-766.  

    Or Rosenboim, “L’impero della libertà: il pensiero internazionalista e l’impero britannico”, Contemporanea 17, 1 (2014). 

    Or Rosenboim, “From the Private to the Public and Back Again: The International Thought of David Mitrany, 1940-1949”, Cahiers Européens 2 (2013).

    Or Rosenboim,  “Geopolitics and nationalism: Interpreting Ratzel in Italian, 1899-1916” in Ian Hall (ed.), Radicals, Reactionaries and Revolutionaries (Palgrave, 2015).