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Olivier de France

Research Director, IRIS

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Olivier de France is Research Director at The French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs (Iris) in Paris, where he runs the European affairs programme. He researches the political and strategic shifts affecting the Old Continent, and the ideas that underlie them.  

Prior to joining Iris, he worked with the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) and the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS). Educated at Cambridge University in the UK and the Ecole Normale Supérieure in France, he teaches political theory at Paris VII University, and European geopolitics at the Sorbonne University in Paris.