Directeur de recherche à l'IRIS
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Olivier de France is a Senior Research Fellow at The French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs. He is interested in the political and geopolitical shifts affecting Europe, and the history of the ideas that underlie them. He was Fontenay Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford and Corpus Christi Scholar at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. Prior to joining Iris, he worked on Europe for EUISS and ECFR. Educated in the humanities at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Lyon, he teaches political theory at Paris University and the geopolitics of Europe at the Sorbonne.
Recent publications : La géopolitique de l’Europe (Eyrolles), Restoring European Security (Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, collective), La Géopolitique de la nature (Revue internationale et stratégique, with Bastien Alex), Young People Speak to EU (University of Oxford, collective), Restoring European Security (Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, collective), Géopolitique et technologie (Revue internationale et stratégique, with Francois-Bernard Huygue), Contestations démocratiques, désordres internationaux (Revue internationale et stratégique, with Marc Verzeroli), Europe’s Strategic Cacophony (European Council on Foreign Relations, with Nick Witney). He has written in Le Monde on European politics, geopolitics, defence, values or Karl Marx and Jürgen Klopp, in Esprit on Tocqueville and democracy, in L’Equipe on European football, or for France Télévisions documentaries on European history, politics, foreign and security policy.