Associate Faculty

 

- The material culture of politics
- Democratization processes
- The historical sociology of politics

 

- State responsability in a globalized, but fractured world (
- Relations subsisting between ethics and politics in international politics
- Relations subsisting between norms and the social sciences

 

- Comparative regional integration (EU-Asia) : The EU as a global actor in Asia
- Nationalism, ‘nation-building’, regime consolidation and regionalization in Southeast Asia
- Domestic politics, religious resurgence in Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand 
- Migration, globalization and ‘transnationalism’ in Southeast Asia 
- Australia in their Asian environment

 

- The Chinese State and its Muslim Populations (State and Control of Islam in China, Xinjiang and Uyghur question)
- The Internationalization of Uighur jihadist networks
- New Silk Roads and China's Relations with the Muslim World

 

- The interrupted conflict resolution process in Turkey: The Failed Resolution Process (2013-2015) and Possibilities for Peace in the Light of International Experiences
- The construction of the Kurdish political geography since 1990s.

 

- Foreign Policy of the United States
- Foreign Policy of France
- Franco-American Relations
- Transatlantic Relations, NATO
- Franco-German Relations
- European Defense
- International Security

 

- Terrorism
- Critical approaches to security 
- International political sociology 
- Social history of the French-German relations 

 

- Security in Middle East
- Nuclear politics in the Middle East
- Verification of disarmament and arms control treaties
- Initiatives on global nuclear disarmament
- Regional Nuclear Weapons Free Zones (NWFZs)
- Non-proliferation treaty regimes

 

- State creation and state formation
- Politics of international law
- Contestation and resilience of statehood and sovereignty

 

- Theories of transnationalism, its relations to state and sovereignty
- Formation of a local governance of international migration through the policies of cities and city networks undertaken with the support of international organisations

 

- International organizations
- Critical security studies
- Global Environmental Politics
- UN action in Haiti

 

- Political systems and international relations in the post-Soviet space, mainly South Caucasus and Central Asia
- Frozen conflicts resolution (former Soviet Union space)
- Gray zones in the world
- War (nature, forms, perspectives)

 

Migration, gender and class in urban renewal: the political management of a cosmopolitan space undergoing fundamental mutations and its consequences on residents from a comparative perspective (Japan-France-United States)

 

- The politcal economy of the Franc zone and the CFA franc
- Long term planing and public policy consistency in Africa

 

- Global migration governance
- Role of international organisations in the politics of migration

 

-The concept of maritime regionalism in the Asia-Pacific region, Indian Ocean
- The strategic dynamics in Northeast Asia (Japan-the Korean peninsula). 

 

- State formation and leadership styles : A comparative approach
- Pluralizing the « colonial library »? Cultural work and contested knowledge in French West Africa: the African voices in the ‘Bulletin de l’Enseignement en AOF’ (1913-1960)
- Elections and diasporas in Africa
- Cold War in Africa

 

- African politics (particularly West and Central Africa)
- Geopolitics of energy
- International political economy (especially in the fields of natural resource extraction, state decay and post-conflict reconstruction)