Research team

Thibault Fournol

Research assistant

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Biographical information

Professional experience

Parliamentary assistant at the National Assembly (first with a member of the National defence and armed forces Committee, then focusing on maritime policy issues) ; Junior research officer at the Centre of Doctrine and Command Teaching (CDEC).


Graduated with a Master's degree in research in Political Science - International Relations at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po, 2019). Predoctoral training at the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations - Inalco (Hindi and South Asian & Himalayan civilizations).


  • « Le sens de l'Indo-Pacifique : de l'ambiguïté sémantique à l'opportunité stratégique » [The meaning of the Indo-Pacific: from semantic ambiguity to strategic opportunity] with Delphine Allès, Les Grands Dossiers de Diplomatie, n°53, oct/nov 2019.
  • « From speeches to maps: compared visions of the Indo-Pacific » with Sciences Po cartography workshop. Presentation at the CERI-Sciences Po and IRSEM during the cycle conferences "New strategic issues in the Indo-Pacific region" (IRSEM, CERI, GIGA, Cambridge University), juin 2019.
  • « La sécurité environnementale : émergence d'une stratégie de défense française en Indo-Pacifique » [Environmental security: emergence of a French Defence strategy in the Indo-Pacific], Master's thesis, dir. Delphine Allès, Sciences Po School of Research, 2018.