Benjamin Bruce


Areas of expertise:

-Public policy towards Islam in Western Europe

-Turkish Islam and Turkish immigration in Europe

-International Relations Theory

Narrative bio (general under 100 words)

Benjamin Bruce is a PhD student in International Relations at Sciences Po Paris, specializing in Political Science. He is affiliated with the Centre for International Studies and Research (CERI), based in Paris.

His current doctoral research focusses on the interaction between public policy and international relations in the elaboration of national integration policies aimed at Islam in France, Germany and the UK.

Narrative bio (slightly longer)

Benjamin Bruce is a PhD student in International Relations at Sciences Po Paris, specializing in Political Science. He is affiliated with the Centre for International Studies and Research (CERI), based in Paris.

Following an Honours BA at McGill University in East Asian Studies and Linguistics he worked as an intern in the UNHCR social services program in Istanbul, Turkey. He graduated summa cum laude from the Research Master’s Programme at Sciences Po Paris with a Master’s thesis on the role of the Turkish Presidency of Religious Affairs (Diyanet İşleri Başkanlığı) in the management of Muslim religious life in France and Germany.

Benjamin’s current doctoral research focusses on the interaction between public policy and international relations in the elaboration of national integration policies aimed at Islam in France, Germany and the UK. His research interests include all issues linking religion, immigration, identity and nationalism, especially with a focus on the role of the state institutions and interstate relations.

CV available here