Rebecca Sophie Marwege

Rebecca Sophie Marwege

Research Interest


Rebecca Marwege is a current PhD student in Political Theory, focusing on collective agency and international political theory. She holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from King's College London and Hong Kong University. Ms. Marwege wrote her undergraduate thesis on the international relations between Venezuela and Iran, for which she was awarded "First Class Honours". In addition, she was awarded the Associateship of King's College (AKC) in recognition of the completion of the extra-curricular research-led programme focused on religion and ethics. She also holds a MSc in Political Theory from the London School of Economics. In her Masters dissertation she wrote about the concept of collective guilt applied to states and nations for which she received “Distinction”.

Ms. Marwege has completed various internships, such as a four months internship at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Mexico in 2018 and volunteered at the UN Climate Change Conference “COP23” in Bonn in 2017.

Ms. Marwege has published contributions in German, Spanish and English, such as in the German Tageszeitung about the student protests in Hong Kong in 2014 (paper version), and on the 2018 presidential elections in Mexico in Foreign Affairs Latin America.

Rebecca Marwege’s substantive research interests include the concept of collective agency in international political theory, social ontology and the normative dimension of international legal standards.