Teaching

French Foreign Policy and NATO
This three-hour lecture (Master students, Università di Bologna, Italy, 2008 and 2009) analyses the key elements of France’s national security policies since WWII.


History, Memory and Security Policy-Making

This two hour lecture (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, 2009) aimed at presenting the different theories accounting for the “presence of the past” in security issues. Does history have a causal influence on security policy-making? Can security actors draw the “right” lessons from history?


Franco-German Symbolism

This 3 hour lecture (undergraduate students, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, 2009)  explores the “political theater” (M. Edelman) of Franco-German reconciliation.


Les politiques européennes de jeunesse

This 12 hours intensive training course for French regional and local civil servants (Centre National de la Fonction Publique Territoriale of Toulouse, 2004) presents the history of the European Education and youth policies


Les relations franco-allemandes

This 3 hour lecture (Université du Quebec à Montréal, 2010) introduces to the history of Franco-German relations since 1945.


Critical Approaches to International Relations

This 18 hour course (Master 1. Sciences Po Bordeaux) presents the "critical" theories of IR, i.e. those theories relying on post-positivist / self-reflexive epistemology. This includes some feminist and Marxist approaches and (all) the post-colonial and post-modernist theories of IR.

» Course syllabus in English (PDF, 402.44 Kb)


The Politics of European Security

This 18 hour course (Master 2. Sciences Po Bordeaux, since 2012) explains how Western European Countries have conceived of their security since 1945. It shows that three faces of enmity succeded each other (with some overlaps) : the so called « German problem », « Soviet threat », and « Islamic terrorism ». The course takes a special focus on France, Britain and the West-Germany. It analyzes how those three countries tried to deal with the aforementioned security problems.

» Course syllabus in English (PDF, 220.05 Kb)



Conférence de Méthode de Science Politique
This 36-hour seminar (undergraduate students, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Grenoble, France) situates power and conflicts as the core issues of Political Science and gives some insights into the subfields of the discipline.

» Course syllabus in French (PDF, 33.89 Kb)


Conférence de Méthode de Méthodes des Sciences Sociales
This 36 hour seminar (undergraduate students, Insitut d'Etudes Politiques de Grenoble, France) presents the main methods of the social sciences with a particular focus on semi-directive interview and quantitative data analysis (SPSS software).

» Course syllabus in French (PDF, 20.47 Kb)


Cours d'Administration Publique Comparée
This 39 hour lecture (undergraduate students, Université de Montréal, Canada) presents the key notions of the administrative sciences from a comparative perspective

» Course syllabus in French (PDF, 32.34 Kb)


Cours de Méthodes de la recherche en politique
This 39 hour lecture (undergraduate students, Université de Montréal, Canada) introduces to the methodology of research in Political Science

» Course syllabus in French (PDF, 53.25 Kb)