Ruairidh J Brown teaches International Studies (Politics and History) at the University of Nottingham’s China campus. Prior to this, he both studied and taught at the Universities of Stirling and St Andrews, receiving his PhD from the latter in 2017. His interests lie in the areas of political ideologies, obligations, and ‘truth’. He is the author of Political Encounters: A Hermeneutic Inquiry into the Situation of Political Obligation. Ruairidh’s current research considers the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Political Thought, in particular the battle over the ‘truths’ of the virus and the affect the pandemic will have on social and political norms.
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