Politics and Media Research
Julia Rone is a postdoctoral researcher at the Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy at CRASSH, Cambridge. She was previously a Wiener-Anspach postdoc at the Université libre de Bruxelles and the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), Cambridge.
Julia has a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence with a thesis on mobilizations against free trade agreements. Her current research focuses on the democratization of internet policy regulation. She has written on hacktivism, digital disobedience, and more recently, the rise of far right media in Europe.
Julia has taught and supervised various courses at the University of Cambridge, the University of Florence, the University of Sofia and the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf. She has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
POL5 AND POL19 PAPERS STUDENT SUPERVISION AT THE DEPARTMENT OF POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (POLIS), UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
Michaelmas and Lent Terms, 2019-2021
Research Articles and Chapters
Conflicts of Sovereignty & Politicization
Instrumentalising sovereignty claims in British pro- and anti-Brexit mobilisations,
British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 2022
Conflicts of sovereignty over EU trade policy: a new constitutional settlement?,
Comparative European Politics, co-authored with Amandine Crespy, 2022
'The Politicisation Game’: Strategic Interactions in the Contention Over TTIP in Germany,
German Politics, co-authored with Niels Gheyle, 2022
'Enemies of the people'? Diverging discourses on sovereignty in media coverage of Brexit,"
British Politics, 2021
The return of the state? Power and legitimacy challenges to the EU’s regulation of online disinformation, Power and Authority in Internet Governance (Haggart, Tusikov and Scholte, eds.), London, Routledge, 2021.
Digital Politics and Protest
Far right alternative news media as ‘indignation mobilization mechanisms’: how the far right opposed the Global Compact for Migration, Information, Communication & Society, 2021
Democracy in the era of social media: why the deus ex machina will not work this time,
Transform Europe 2020 yearbook
Bulgarian Pirates: At the World's End, Cultural Trends, 2013
CEE Politics: between Protest and Emigration
Backsliding of the left: or how Viktor Orbán’s right-wing conservative illiberalism emerged as a normative ideal in Bulgarian political discourse, European Politics and Society, 2021
GUEST BLOGS AND MEDIA PUBLICATIONS
February 24, 2021
November 17, 2020
April 20, 2020
December 4, 2019
February 18, 2019
WHY TALKING ABOUT 'DISINFORMATION' MISSES THE POINT WHEN CONSIDERING RADICAL RIGHT 'ALTERNATIVE' MEDIA, LSE MEDIA PROJECT
January 3, 2019
October 4, 2018
July 5, 2018
COLLATERAL DAMAGE: HOW ALGORITHMS TO COUNTER “FAKE NEWS” THREATEN CITIZEN MEDIA IN BULGARIA, LSE MEDIA PROJECT
June 18, 2018
July 12, 2017
November 21, 2016