Jacques Rupnik

Political Scientist, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation

France

Director of Research at the Centre for International Studies and at Sciences Po, Paris, Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges and Member of the Forum 2000 Foundation Program Council. Mr. Rupnik has been Visiting Professor at several European universities and at Harvard, and was Executive Director of the International Commission on the Balkans. He was consultant to the European Commission and has focused on democratization and European integration of East and Central European countries, nationalism, and post-conflict reconciliation in the Balkans and has published several books on these topics. Among his recent publications are: 1989 as a Political World Event (with an introduction by V.Havel) and Géopolitique de la démocratisation.