Olivier de France
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Directeur de recherche à l'IRIS

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Olivier de France

Olivier de France is Research Director at The French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs (IRIS) in Paris, where he runs the European affairs programme.


He works on the political and strategic shifts affecting the Old Continent, and on the ideas that underlie them. Prior to joining Iris, he was an analyst with the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) and with the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Educated at Cambridge University in the UK and Ecole Normale Supérieure in France, he was Lector at Homerton College, Cambridge and Fontenay Saint Cloud Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford.


He teaches political theory at Paris VII University, and European geopolitics at the Sorbonne University in Paris.