CERI - Centre d'études et de recherches internationales


Director: Alain Dieckhoff


EuroMeSCo "liaison officer": Luis Martinez

Specialised researchers on EuroMeSCo’s areas of study: Luis Martinez (The State in the Maghreb, Islamism and political violence, the politics of security in the Mediterranean, Oil and democracy); Fariba Adelkhah (Anthropology of travel in the Middle East: migrations, diasporas, business, smuggling, exile…); Samy Cohen (The power of States and the new actors, Power, the army and society in Israel, Democracy and the fight against terrorism, The ethics of the war against terrorism, The entrepreneurs of peace in Israel: sociology and history); Alain Dieckhoff (Nation, State and democracy in Israel, Politics and religion in Israel, The Israeli-Palestinian peace process, The transformations of contemporary nationalism); Jean-Pierre Filiu (Islam and international relations, Modern forms of political violence, Messianic and millenarist movements); Anne-Marie Le Gloannec (Europe in the world, European foreign policy, Turkey and the European Union, European security and transatlantic debates, Germany : foreign policy and domestic politics; the State in Germany); Laurence Louër (Shia Islam and politics, The Arab citizens of Israel, The Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Social and political changes in the monarchies of Arabian/Persian Gulf, Communitarianism and ethnicity); Jean-Noël Ferrie (Arab authoritarian regimes today (Morocco-Egypt).

General Statement
CERI, a social sciences research centre dedicated to international studies, brings together a team of 54 scholars with various disciplinary backgrounds:
• International relations
• Comparative political sociology
• International political economy
• Political anthropology

Research subjects
• Historical trajectories of States
• Political violence
• Migration
• Politics of Identity
• Interaction between States and markets
• International security
• Foreign affairs

Contributes to public debates
• Book series, working papers and journals
• Contributions of analysis of key events on television, radio and in the press.
• Seminars, conferences and other events
• Provision of expertise to public institutions
• Dialogue with practitioners and policymakers

Areas of work
• Cultural and Geographic Areas:
- Europe: Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Scandinavia, Turkey, European Union, Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans.
- Russia and CIS
- Asia: China, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Japan, Viet-Nam, Central Asia and the Turkish-speaking world, South-East Asia, ASEAN
- North America
- Latin America: Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela
- Middle East: Saudi Arabia, Persian Gulf, Iran, Israel
- Maghreb
- Africa

• Thematic Approaches: 
- International Relations
- International Political Economy
- International Migrations
- Nationalism
- Political Theory
- Religions
- Transnational Crime
- Regional Integration Outside the EU

Journals: Critique Internationale, International Political Sociology 
Working Papers: Les Études du CERI, Research questions Garnet, Policy Briefs, Cahiers Russie, Les cahiers du CERI

Practical information
56 rue Jacob 75006 PARIS
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Phone : 33-1-58717000
Website: http://www.sciencespo.fr/ceri/



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