Alain Dieckhoff
Senior Research Fellow, CNRS
Phone: +33 (0) 1 58 71 70 25 - alain.dieckhoff@sciencespo.fr

Alain Dieckhoff is senior research fellow at CNRS. He holds degrees from the University of Paris 10-Nanterre (Ph.D. in political sociology) and Sciences Po. His research area focuses on politics, contemporary society and transformations of the state in Israel. He also works on the transformations of contemporary nationalism.

He teaches courses at Sciences Po, at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He is a member of the editorial boards of Politique et sociétés, Maghreb-Machrek, Questions internationales and Israel Studies.

Alain Dieckhoff is director of CERI since January 1st, 2014. He was before that head of the Political Sciences Department at Sciences Po. (2012-2013). He is also a member of the advisory council of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS).

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Research interests

- Nation, state and democracy in Israel
- Politics and religion in Israel
- The Israeli-Palestinian peace process
- The transformations of contemporary nationalism

  • Teaching

    - SciencesPo, Comparative Politics of Nationalism (undergraduate level)
    - SciencesPo, Israel, Society and Politics, (undergraduate level)
    - SciencesPo, Nationalism and Transnationalism (Doctoral School, Master’s in Comparative Politics, with Stéphane Dufoix)

  • Languages

    English, German, Hebrew, Italian.

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Main Publications

- (Avec F. Charillon), Afrique du Nord, Moyen-Orient. L'échec du rêve démocratique, Paris, La Documentation française, 2014.

- «
Pereosmysleniie natsii v « postnatsional’nuiu » epokhu » (Repenser la nation à l'ère post-nationale), Etnograficheskoe obozrenie Online, n°1, 2014.

- Routledge Handbook of Modern Israel
(ed.), Abingdon, Routledge, 2013, 356 p.

- « Nationalist processes and state divisions in Europe », in A. Shapira, Y. Stern and A. Yakobson, Nationalism and Binationalism. The Perils of Perfect Structures, Eastbourne, Sussex Academic Press, 2013.

- « La France et Israël », in Jean Leselbaum et Antoine Spire (dir), Dictionnaire du judaïsme français depuis 1944, Paris, Lormont, Armand Colin et Le Bord de l'eau, 2013.

- « La mobilisation du religieux dans le conflit israélo-arabe », in A. Meddeb et B. Stora (dir), Histoire des relations entre juifs et muslmans des origines à nos jours, Paris, Albin Michel, 2013.

- La nation dans tous ses Etats. Les identités nationales en mouvement, Paris, Flammarion, nouvelle édition 2012, 336 p. (Coll. Champs Essais).

- « Multinational Democratic States: A Reassessment », in C. Dijkema (dir.), Rethinking the foundations of the State, an analysis of post-crisis situations, Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2012, pp.37-48.

- Le conflit israélo-arabe, Paris, Armand Colin, 2011, 188 p. (Coll. 25 questions décisives).

- « The paradoxes of contemporary nationalisme », in A.-G. Gagnon, A. Lecours and G. Nootens (eds), Contemporary Majority Nationalism, Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2011.

- L’Etat d’Israël, (dir.), Paris, Fayard, 2008, 592 p. (Coll. Les grandes études internationales).

- Revisiting nationalism : theories and processes, avec C. Jaffrelot (eds), Londres, Hurst, 2005 (coll. The CERI series in comparative politics and international studies)

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