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Jokubas Salyga

Doctoral Researcher, Faculty of Social Sciences



Jokubas is a third year PhD student at the School of Politics & International Relations and a Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) and ZEIT-Stiftung Foundation. He holds a BA in International Relations from the Queen Mary, University of London (First Class Honours), an MA in International Relations as well as an MSc in Social Research Methods (Distinction) from the University of Sussex.

His general expertise lies in the area of International Relations/International Political Economy theoretical frameworks and the analysis of post-communist transformations and capitalist variegation in the Baltic region.

Expertise Summary

Jokubas is developing a specific expertise in the following areas:

  • International Theory
  • Historical Sociology
  • European Political Economy (Varieties of Capitalism)
  • Labour Studies
  • Baltic Region

Teaching Summary

Jokubas is currently teaching on M12089 module International Political Economy and Global Development

Office Hour: Thursdays 2-3 pm, Room C105 School of Politics and IR, Law and Social Sciences Building

Research Summary

Research Title: 30 Years in the Making of Baltic Tigers: Rethinking the Political Economy of Post-Communist Transformations in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Jokubas received the following scholarships:

ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius Foundation

  • Trajectories of Change PhD Scholarship (2016)

University of Nottingham

  • Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for Research Excellence (2015)

University of Sussex

  • Vice-Chancellor's Masters Scholarship (2014)

Past Research

Jokubas has been previously affiliated with the Centre of Global Political Economy, at the University of Sussex, working as a research assistant on the project of internationalisation of renminbi.

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