Kristin Anabel Eggeling

Kristin Anabel Eggeling


Member of:

  • Copenhagen Center for Social Data Science (SODAS)

Kristin is a postdoc in the Department of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen. Her research interests are in international practices, diplomacy, digitalisation, and ethnographic methods in IR. She currently works on an ERC-funded project led by Prof Rebecca Adler-Nissen on digitalisation and everyday diplomacy in Europe ( As part of this project, Kristin is also affiliated with the Copenhagen Centre for Social Data Science (SODAS). 

Kristin contributes to teaching across a wide range of courses at the Department of Political Science, including courses on IR theory, concepts and methods. Previously and scheduled again for the spring of 2022, Kristin is offering an elective course on 'Political Ethnography', for which she was nominated for the Department of Political Science Teacher of the Year Award in 2020. Since spring 2021, Kristin is also a member of the Department's Research Ethics Committee. 

Before coming to Copenhagen, Kristin gained a BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences from University College Maastricht, a MLitt and a PhD from the School of International Relations at the University of St Andrews, and has worked in the private and policy sector in Doha and Brussels. Kristin remains affiliated with the University of St Andrews as a Research Associate in the School of International Relations. For her PhD research on nation-branding, she has been a visiting researcher at Nazarbayev University and Qatar University. This thesis has evolved into a book manuscript and is published in Routledge's Interventions Series under the title ‘Nation-branding in Practice: The Politics of Promoting Sports, Cities and Universities in Kazakhstan and Qatar’ (2020). 

In addition to Kristin's first book, her work has been published in the International Journal of Cultural Policy, the Cambridge Review of International Affairs, and Global Studies Quarterly. 

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