The research team
The research team of political scientists, anthropologists, sociologists and geographers, consists of 15 members. Its multidisciplinary approach is within the context of a social science framework.
Dr Amandine Gnanguênon
Amandine Gnanguênon is a researcher for the Center Michel de l’Hospital (University of Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand). In 2014, she was a senior researcher at the Institute of Security Studies (ISS) in Dakar, focused on West Africa and Sahel issues. From 2010 to 2013, she headed the Africa programme at the Institute of Strategic Research, Ecole militaire (IRSEM). Her research interests are conflict regionalization in Africa (system of conflicts) and the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA), in particular, the relationship between the African Union (AU) and Regional Economic Communities (RECs).
Amandine obtained her doctorate degree in political science from the University of Auvergne. She also holds two master’s degrees in political science and international law from the University Lyon III (...)
Amélie Blom is a lecturer at Sciences Po – Le Havre. She is also a research engineer at the Center for South Asian Studies (CEIAS-EHESS/CNRS). Her research in political sociology deals with youth, political mobilization and armed political activism in Pakistan.
She studied Urdu and taught political science at the Lahore University of Management Sciences in the 2000s. In addition, Amélie Blom is the co-editor in chief of the South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal (samaj.revues.org).
Her work for Guerre&Po studies how war and the preparation of war impact the state-building process in Pakistan from a historical, sociological and political perspective.