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Dr Pauline Poupart


Dr Pauline Poupart

Dr Pauline Poupart

Dr Pauline Poupart is a Researcher in the Sahel and West Africa Programme. Prior to joining SIPRI in 2021, Pauline did her doctoral thesis in Sciencespo Paris (CERI) analyzing the exercise of the Libyan and Algerian power through the mediations conducted in Sahara-Sahel between 2006 and 2018 in Northern Mali and Niger assessing the perceptions of the Sahelian actors, State and non-state, involved in them.

In 2019, she was part of the scientific organization committee of the Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa. Previously, Pauline worked from 2014 as a teaching assistant and seminar lecturer in International Relations in Sciencespo Paris and Reims, in the University of Lille 2 and was a teaching fellow at INALCO for the year 2020-2021.

Subject expertise

Conflict dynamics, Conflict resolution, Mediation, Post-conflict peacebuilding, Relations with the State / Identity politics and perceptions/ Regional foreign policy /Power politics

Regional expertise

West Africa- Sahel, North Africa

French, English, Arabic, Spanish

PhD in International Relations, CERI - Sciencespo Paris: PhD title 'Power mediations in the Sahara-Sahel: The role of Algeria and Libya in conflict management for Northern Mali and Niger (2006-2018)'

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