Category Archives: Research themes

What’s privacy got to do with moral philosophy? I’m glad you asked. An answer is in my new post on the Centre for Privacy Studies blog.

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Que s’est-il passé en 1989 en Europe de l’Est ?

Comme le temps court ! Tenez, ce banc ! Il a l’air immobile… eh bien, pas du tout, il charge ! Il court à bride abattue ! Il fonce… vers où… vers quoi ?… Quel but ? Quel sens ? Witold Gombrowicz, Opérette. Que s’est-il passé en … Continue reading

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Research Proposal

research-proposal2 Here is the research proposal I have elaborated for a 3 years PhD research. All comments and feedback are more than welcomed to refine the project.

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History of Cosmopolitanism in Western Political Thought

My master’s thesis “Element of an Archaeology of Cosmopolitanism in Western Political Thought: A Return to the French Enlightenment” is now available for download on the Danish website of the Department of Political Science, Centre for European Politics, University of … Continue reading

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On Nussbaum, cosmopolitanism and patriotism (and nationalism)

Martha C. Nussbaum, professor at University of Chicago Law School, published in 1994 an article praising a “cosmopolitan stoic education” over a “national education” that started debates in the English speaking world about cosmopolitanism. The article is a reaction against … Continue reading

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Back in France: diversity and integration

I am back in France and have been staying for a month now. I left about 7-8 years ago and only came back a few days twice a year for season holidays to visit my parents. My contact with French … Continue reading

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Rousseau et le paradoxe d’une pensée cosmopolitique anti-cosmopolite

Dans la pensée de Rousseau, il y a un paradoxe sur lequel on se penche de plus en plus. Une certaine acrimonie face aux cosmopolites, alors que Rousseau exprime une pensée cosmopolitique en reprenant le grand projet de Saint-Pierre d’une … Continue reading

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Cosmopolite, cosmopolitain, cosmopolitisme: définitions et problèmes

Que faut-il comprendre aujourd’hui des mots cosmopolite, cosmopolitisme ? D’abord si l’on reprend ‘histoire de l’apparition de ces mots, il faut bien se rendre à l’évidence que notre conception actuelle est liée au paradigme dominant du nationalisme qui nous pousse … Continue reading

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Setting up a new blog on my research activities

I have decided to set up a new weblog in order to publicise my research activities and personal research themes and projects. I hope to create a network of interest around my activities, make myself known, and get acquainted with … Continue reading

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