Jean-Pierre Filiu is professor of Middle East Studies at Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA). A historian and an arabist, he has also held visiting professorships at the universities of Columbia and Georgetown. Prof. Filiu was a career diplomat from 1988 to 2006, following humanitarian missions in Afghanistan (1986) and Lebanon (1983-84).

Hurst (London) and Oxford University Press (New York) published his Arab Revolution in 2011, Gaza, a History in 2014 (Palestine Book Award) and From Deep State to Islamic State: the Arab counter-revolution and its jihadi legacy in 2015. His works about contemporary Islam and the Arab world have been translated in more than fifteen languages, including Arabic and Turkish.

Professor at Sciences Po, Paris
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Paris - France
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