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Jean Baptiste Jeangene Vilmer



Spring 2014:
  • War and the International Order
Fall 2014:
  • International Humanitarian Law
Spring 2015:
  • War and the International Order
Fall 2015:
  • International Humanitarian Law
Spring 2016:
  • War and the International Order
PSIA Programs: Master in International Security, Master in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action, Concentration in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action


Dr Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer is a policy adviser on security issues at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Policy Planning Staff); a lecturer in international relations, the laws and ethics of war at Sciences Po Paris, Paris-2 Panthéon Assas University, the Ecole de Guerre (French War School), and NATO Defense College in Roma; and a member of the International Institute of Humanitarian Law (IIHL), Sanremo.

He holds degrees in three different disciplines: philosophy (BA, MA, PhD), law (LLB, LLM), and political science (PhD). He conducts interdisciplinary research on the theory and ethics of international relations and on international public law. In particular, he studies the ethics and laws of war, international humanitarian law, and international criminal law.

A former attaché at the French embassy in Turkmenistan, he was a postgraduate fellow of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University, a postdoctoral fellow at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS Ulm) and at McGill University's Faculty of Law, where he taught international humanitarian law, and a Lecturer in international relations at the Department of War Studies of King's College London.

The author of 15 books including Pas de paix sans justice ? Le dilemme de la paix et de la justice en sortie de conflit armé (Presses de Sciences Po, 2011), Ethique des relations internationales (PUF, 2013), Erythrée, un naufrage totalitaire (PUF, 2015), he won an Académie Française prize for La Guerre au nom de l'humanité. Tuer ou laisser mourir (PUF, 2012, preface by Hubert Védrine).


see the personal website: www.jbjv.com



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