School of Social and Political Science

Camilo Ardila Arévalo

Job Title

PhD student

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27/28 George Square

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Research interests

Research interests

  • Political reconciliation
  • Pluriversal politics
  • Democratic theory
  • Transitional justice
  • Post-war justice
  • Constitutional theory


Camilo Ardila is a PhD student in Politics at the University of Edinburgh. His research revolves around the fields of political reconciliation, pluriversal politics, democratic theory and post-war justice. In his PhD dissertation, Camilo explores epistemic, deliberative, agonistic and ultimately pluriversal responses to mass atrocities and deep pluralism.   


Dr Mathias Thaler

Dr Kieran Oberman


  • 2018-present - PhD Politics, University of Edinburgh.
  • 2015-2016 - MSc International Political Theory (Merit), University of Edinburgh.
  • 2014 - 2015 - Postgraduate Diploma in Constitutional Law, Universidad Libre, Colombia
  • 2011-2016 - Philosophy, Universidad Libre, Colombia (Distinction)
  • 2009-2014 - Law, Universidad Libre, Colombia.

Awards and Scholarships

  • 2018 - Colombia Científica Scholarship, PhD 2018-2021.
  • 2015 - Colfuturo Scholarship, MSc 2015-2016.
  • 2015 - Saber Pro Distinction, Ministry of Education, Colombia.
  • 2014 - Tuition Scholarship, Postgraduate Diploma in Constitutional Law, Universidad Libre, Colombia.
  • 2013 - 2014 Tuition Scholarship, Undergraduate Studies in Law and Philosophy, Universidad Libre, Colombia.

Teaching and Work Experience

2019 - present - Senior Tutor (international relations and political theory), University of Edinburgh.

2018 - 2021 - Visiting lecturer (constitutional law), Universidad Santo Tomás, Colombia.

2017 - 2018 - Part-time lecturer, (constitutional law), Universidad ECCI, Colombia.

2012-2015 - Teaching and research assistant, Universidad Libre, Colombia.


Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

Graduate Fellow at CRITIQUE (Centre for Ethics and Critical Thought)

Political Theory Research Group 

The Association for Political Theory 

Political Studies Association