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Jean-Philippe Dedieu

jeanphilippe.dedieu@sciences-po.org

 

Biography

A former Fulbright Fellow at University of California - Berkeley (UCB), Jean-Philippe Dedieu holds a MBA from ESSEC Business School and a Ph.D. in history and sociology from Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS). Over the years, he has taught at Boston University, Columbia University, EHESS, Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS), Université Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne, and Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) of Sciences Po Paris. He is a CIRHUS Research Fellow at New York University.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu’s work focuses on migrations, ethnic and racial discriminations, electoral processes, and international relations. In addition to his contributions to Al Jazeera America, The New Yorker, and The New York Times, his academic articles appeared in African Issues, African Studies Review, Black Renaissance, Critique Internationale, Droit & Société, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Ethnologie Française, Foreign Affairs, Genèses, Humanity, Politique Etrangère, and Revue Française de Science Politique among others. He has a book in French: Immigrant Voices: African Migrants in the Public Sphere in France, 1960-1995 (Paris: Klincksieck/Les Belles Lettres, 2012).

Jean-Philippe Dedieu was called in 2013 by a Parliamentary committee of the French National Assembly to testify on immigration in France. Since 2014, he is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Doctors of the World Foundation. In 2015, he was awarded a Visiting Scholarship at the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis (SCA) of New York University (NYU) and a Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (WIGH) Fellowship at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs of Harvard University.

Publications

Books

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Immigrant Voices: African Migrants in the Public Sphere in France, 1960-1995. [in French] Paris: Klincksieck/Les Belles Lettres, 2012, 336 p. (afterword by Mamadou Diouf & epilogue by Gérard Noiriel).

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Special Dossiers

Jean-Philippe Dedieu, ed., Dossier: "Working With the Frames of War." Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development, 8(1), 2017.

 

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “The Rise of the Migration-Development Nexus in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, 1960-2010.” African Studies Review, 61(1), 2018, pp. 83-108.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Working with the Frames of War.” Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development, 8(1), 2017, pp. 101-106.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “A Lens on Mohamedou Slahi at Guantánamo: A Conversation with Debi Cornwall and Larry Siems.” Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development, 8(1), 2017, pp. 107-118.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu and Aïssatou Mbodj-Pouye. "The First Collective Protest of Black African Migrants in Post-colonial France (1960-1975). A Struggle for Housing and Rights." Ethnic and Racial Studies, 39(6), 2016, pp. 958-975.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Mali’s Scattered Democracy. How Migrants from Paris to Guangzhou Influence the Vote.” Foreign Affairs, August 12, 2013. Electronic format.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu, Lisa Chauvet, Flore Gubert, Sandrine Mesplé-Somps, and Etienne Smith. "The "Battles" of Paris and New York. An Analysis of Transnational Electoral Behaviour among Senegalese Migrants in France and the United States." [in French & English] Revue française de science politique, 63(5), 2013, pp. 53-80.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. "The Use of Images. West African Migrants and French Journalists in the Sixties." [in French] Ethnologie française, 42(4), 2012, pp. 811-822.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. "Worker Internationalism Faced with African Migrations in France." [in French] Critique internationale, 50, 2011, pp. 145-167.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. "Normalizing Subjection: French Regulations Regarding Sub-Saharan Domestic Personnel in the 20th Century." [in French] Genèses. Sciences sociales et histoire, 62, 2006, pp. 129-150.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. "The Incorporation of African Lawyers into the French Bar." [in French] Droit & Société. Revue internationale de théorie du droit, 56-57, 2004, pp. 209-230.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. "African Elites, A Target of the American Scientific Diplomacy." [in French] Politique étrangère, 68(1), 2003, pp. 119-131.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. "US Exit, African Voices and Francophone Loyalty.” African Issues (Special issue: “The African Brain Drain to the North: Pitfalls and Possibilities), 30(1), 2002, pp. 66-69.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. US Exit, African Voices and Francophone Loyalty.” Black Renaissance / Renaissance Noire, 5(2), 2003, pp. 125-155.


Book Chapters

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “The Role of Immigration in France, 1950-1970.” [in French] In Emmanuel Laurentin (ed), Histoire d'une République fragile (1905-2015), Paris: Fayard & France Culture, 2015, pp. 59-66.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Points of Departure.” In Akintunde Akinleye, Each Passing Day, Lagos: LagosPhoto Foundation, 2015, pp. 21-34.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. "Sub-Saharan Associations: From the Freedom of Association to State Surveillance of Political Rights (1960-1981)." [in French] In Groupe d'Information et de Soutien des Travailleurs Immigrés (GISTI), Mémoire des luttes de l'immigration en France, Paris, GISTI (Collection: Penser l'immigration autrement), 2014, pp. 67-71.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Daddah, Moktar Ould.” In Henry Louis Gates, Jr. & Emmanuel K. Akyeampong (eds), Dictionary of African Biography, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 151-153.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Sassou-Nguesso, Denis.” In Henry Louis Gates, Jr. & Emmanuel K. Akyeampong (eds), Dictionary of African Biography, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 214-216.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Youlou, Fulbert.” In Henry Louis Gates, Jr. & Emmanuel K. Akyeampong (eds), Dictionary of African Biography, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 288-290.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Racial Profiling.” In Leslie Alexander & Walter Rucker (dir.), Encyclopedia of African American History, Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2010, pp. 972-974.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Zero Tolerance Laws.” In Laura L. Finley (dir.), Encyclopedia of Juvenile Violence, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2007, pp. 313-314.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Anti-Sweatshop Movement.” In Gary L. Anderson & Kathryn Herr (dir.), Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2007, pp. 175-177.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “The Problem of Translation in African Studies: The Case of French.” In Paul Tiyambe Zeleza (dir.), The Study of Africa. Global and Transnational Engagements, Dakar: Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), 2007, pp. 112-124.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “The Politics of Testimony and the Foundation of a Public Cause: The Case of the General Union of Senegalese Workers in France (UGTSF).” [in French] In Julien Bernard (dir.), La parole en sociologie. Recherches et débats, Poitiers: Maison des Sciences de l'Homme et de la Société de Poitiers, 2006, pp. 143-152.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Voices of Imperialism: French Theater in Africa and African Actors in France.” [in French] In Stéphane Dufoix & Patrick Weil (dir.), L’esclavage, la colonisation, et après…, Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2005, pp. 323-353.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “African Development Bank.” In Dickson Eyoh & Paul Tiyambe Zeleza (dir.), Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century African History, London & New York: Routledge, 2002, pp. 4-5.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “International Financial Institutions.” In Dickson Eyoh & Paul Tiyambe Zeleza (dir.), Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century African History, London & New York: Routledge, 2002, pp. 280-282.

 

Book Reviews

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. "From the Anti-France to the Third World: A Global History of Migrations & Nationalisms in Interwar Paris [in French].” Book review of: Michael Goebel, Anti-Imperial Metropolis Interwar Paris and the Seeds of Third World Nationalism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015). Genèses. Sciences Sociales et Histoire, 106(1), 2017, pp. 160-166.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: Maud S. Mandel, Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014)Sociologie, 5(4), 2014, pp. 467-470.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: Michèle Lamont, Nissim Mizrachi (eds), Responses to Stigmatization in Comparative Perspective (London & New York: Routledge, 2013). LSE Review of Books/London School of Economics, September 20, 2013.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: Linda Gordon, Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits (New York: W.W. Norton, 2009) ; Anne Whiston Spirn, Daring to Look: Dorothea Lange’s Photographs and Reports from the Field(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008) ; Linda Gordon, Gary Y. Okihiro (eds), Impounded. Dorothea Lange and the Censored Images of Japanese American Internment (New York: W.W. Norton, 2006)Études photographiques, March 11, 2011.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: Anna Pegler-Gordon, In Sight of America. Photography and the Development of U.S. Immigration Policy (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009)Études photographiques, April 27, 2010.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: François Manchuelle, Les diasporas de travailleurs soninké (1848-1960). Migrants volontaires (Paris: Karthala, 2004). Annales. Histoire, Sciences sociales, 61(1), 2006, pp. 211-213.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: Andrea Cornwall (ed.), Readings in Gender in Africa (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2005). The Journal of Modern African Studies, 44(2), 2006, pp. 336-337. 

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: Barry M. Rubin, Judith Colp Rubin, Hating America: A History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004). Politique Étrangère, 71(1), 2006, pp. 193-194.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: Kwame Anthony Appiah, The Ethics of Identity (Princeton, MA: Princeton University Press, 2005). Raisons Politiques, numéro spécial: “Traversées, diasporas, modernités”,  21, 2006, pp. 159-162.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: Pierre Piazza, Histoire de la carte nationale d’identité (Paris: Odile Jacob, 2004). Droit et Société. Revue Internationale de Théorie du Droit et de Sociologie Juridique, 59, 2005, pp. 253-254.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: Amy J. Binder, Contentious Curricula: Afrocentrism and Creationism in American Public Schools (Princeton, MA: Princeton University Press, 2002). Revue française de science politique, 55(1), 2005, pp. 203-204.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: Tarik Dahou, Entre parenté et politique. Développement et clientélisme dans le Delta du Sénégal  (Paris: Karthala & Dakar: Enda Graf Sahel, 2004). Critique internationale, 28, 2005, pp. 191-193.

Loïc Capdeville and Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: Paul S. Landau, Deborah D. Kaspin (éds.),Images & Empires (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2004). Études photographiques, 17, 2005, pp. 167-169.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: Kamari Maxine Clarke, Mapping Yoruba Networks (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004). The Canadian Journal of African Studies, 39(3), 2005, pp. 608-610.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. Book review of: Manuel Charpy, Souley Hassane, Lettres d’émigrés. Africains d’ici et d’ailleurs, 1960-1995 (Paris: Éditions Nicolas Philippe, 2004). Diasporas. Histoire et Sociétés, 5(2),  2004, pp. 234-235.

 

Op-Eds and Media Articles 

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Interview with Samuel Moyn: “The Age of Human Rights Has Eclipsed the Notion of Equality.”" [in French], Libération, April 24, 2018, pp. 28-29.

 

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Interview with David Scott FitzGerald and David Cook-Martin: “Racism Interferes Easily and Often in Democratic Processes.”" [in French], Libération, March 29, 2017: 22-23.

 

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “The Radical British Musicians Who Fought Racism With Rock.” The New York Times, August 22, 2016. Electronic format.

 

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Paris After Orlando: Gay Prisoners of Racial Prejudice.” The Huffington Post, July 12, 2016. First published in openDemocracy. Electronic format.

 

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Vital Rituals of the Afro-Cuban Underground.” The New Yorker, June 15, 2016. Electronic format.

 

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Njideka Akunyili Crosby’s Intimate Universes.” The New Yorker, November 5, 2015. Electronic format.

 

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Rude Boy Style Can’t Fail.” The New York Times, August 20, 2015. Electronic format.

 

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Stranded in Marseille.” The New Yorker, June 11, 2015. Electronic format.

 

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Survival and Death in a Faraway War.” The New York Times, February 2, 2015. Electronic format.

 

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “African Diasporas: Playing with the Past.The New York Times, December 5, 2014. Electronic format.

 

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Greece: A Frontline for State-Sponsored Racism in Europe.” Al Jazeera America, September 29, 2014. Electronic format.

Emmanuel Debono and Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Briser la banlieue par l’image. Libération, July 15, 2014, p. 23. Electronic format & Print.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Missing Japan, Balanced in Brazil.” The New York Times, June 5, 2014. Electronic format.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Sebastião Salgado: Migrant in a World of Migrants.” The New York Times, February 27, 2014. Electronic format.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu. “Toward Visual Paths of Dignity.” The New York Times, January 30, 2014. Electronic format.

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