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PhD in Contemporary History Jacques SémelinPhD in Contemporary History Jacques Sémelin

PhD in Contemporary History Jacques Sémelin

Nationality: French

Jacques Semelin has a transdiciplinary education in contemporary history, social psychology and political science. He obtained his PhD in Contemporary History at the Sorbonne University (Paris IV, 1986) and was Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard University at the Center for International Affairs (1986-1988). Previously, he was a social and clinical psychologist after he obtained his professional diplomas at the Paris Institute of Psychology (Paris V - La Sorbonne). After his Harvard post-doc, he joined in 1990 the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (C.N.R.S.) as a Research Fellow in Political Science. From 1991 to 1994, he was an Associate Professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (E.H.E.S.S.) and he obtained in 1997 his Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches in Political Science at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris where he is currently teaching an interdisciplinary course on Genocides and the process of "prevention" and "reconciliation".

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