Jean Pierre Darnis
Jean-Pierre Darnis is scientific advisor at IAI. He is associate professor at the University of Côte d’Azur (Nice) and coordinates their masters degree programme in “Languages and International Affairs - France-Italy Relations”. He is also associate fellow at the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (FRS, Paris). He coordinates the research seminar about "France, Italy and their Mediterraneans'' for the Centre de la Méditerranée Moderne et Contemporaine's (CMMC/ Nice) research unit. Previously director of the Security, Defence, Space programme and head of the Technology and International Relations programme at IAI, he has held teaching positions at the École Militaire Supérieure, the University of Saint Etiennne, LUISS University in Rome, Sciences Po and the Nato Defense College. He was the recipient of a fellowship from the Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale (ISPI, Milan) and won a post doctoral Lavoisier fellowship from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He earned his degree from the University of Toulouse and spent a period abroad at Milan’s Università Cattolica. In 1997 he completed a PhD in Humanities at the University of Paris X Nanterre and in 2012 earned the “habilitation à diriger des recherches” (HDR) at the University of Grenoble-Stendhal. He is a contributor to the Italian newspaper Il Foglio, member of the editorial committee of the journal Cahiers de la Méditerranée and member of the scientific committee of AffarInternazionali journal. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Courtyard of the Gentiles (Pontifical Council for Culture).