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Olivier Schmitt

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science and Public Management

Phone: +4565509687

Research interests: 
International Relations theories / Strategic studies / Contemporary warfare / Far-right movements in Europe and popular culture

Selected publications:

Experiences of War
Raymond Aron and International Relations (ed.), Abingdon, Routledge (forthcoming in 2018)
Is Putin our Ally? (Pourquoi Poutine est notre allié?), Lille: Hikari Editions, 2017
The Impact of Institutions on Foreign Policy Think Tanks in France and Denmark, The International Spectator, 2017, Vol. 52, No. 1 (with Jon Rabhek-Clemmensen)
“Strategic Users of Culture: German Decisions for Military Action”, Contemporary Security Policy, 2012, Vol. 33, No. 1

Conflict management and Stabilisation
International Sanctions”, in Thierry Balzacq and Myriam Dunn Calvety (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Security Studies, Abingdon: Routledge, 2016, pp. 360-370. 
A War Worth Fighting? The Libyan Intervention in Retrospect”, International Politics Review, 2015, Vol. 3, No. 1.    
Of Politics and Policies. Thinking Strategically about the EU”, in Andrea Locatelli and Lorenzo Cladi (sous la dir.), International Relations Theories and European Security, Abingdon: Routledge, 2016, pp. 121-137. 

Alliances, Diplomacy & Security Cooperation
Allies that Count : Junior Partners in Coalition Warfare, Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press (forthcoming in 2018).   
International Organization at War:  NATO practices in the  Afghan Campaign”, Cooperation and Conflict, 2017
The Reluctant Atlanticist : France’s Security and Defence Policy in a Transatlantic Context, Journal of Strategic Studies, 2017, Vol. 40, No. 4. 
Institutionalised Cooperation and Policy Convergence in European Defence: Lessons from the Relations between France, Germany and the United Kingdom”, European Security, 2014, Vol. 23, No. 3, (with Alice Pannier).  

Technology and Military Change
French Military Adaptation in the Afghan War : Looking Inward or Outward ?, Journal of Strategic Studies, 2017, Vol. 40, No. 4.   

Human Rights violations
The Causes, Character and Conduct of Armed Conflict, and the Effects on Civilian Populations, 1990-2010”, in Volker Türk, Alice Edwards and Cornelis Wouters (eds.), In Flight from Conflict and Violence. Refugee Status and Other Forms of International Protections, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017, pp. 25-28 (with Theo Farrell).