Remi Adekoya

academic and author

Remi Adekoya’s main research interests include the discursive strategies used to construct national and sub-national identities by political actors, the politics and emotions around identity in the 21st-century and its role in international relations, and developmental issues affecting Africa.
Before joining academia, Remi was a political journalist and has written on national and international affairs for The Guardian, Sunday Times, Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, Washington Post, Politico, Spectator, UnHerd and Standpoint among others.

He has provided sociopolitical analysis and commentary for CNN, BBC television and radio, Sky News, Al Jazeera, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), African International Television (AIT), Radio France International (RFI), Talk Radio and Times Radio, among others. He is a former regular columnist for Business Day, a Nigerian daily, and a former political editor of Warsaw Business Journal. Remi sits on the Home Office Strategic Race Board as an external expert. He holds a PhD from the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Sheffield as well as an MA in Law from the University of Warsaw.


Remi Adekoya appears in the following sessions. Select a session to find out more:
It’s Not About Whiteness, It’s About Wealth
Sat 2nd March 2024

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