Research Fellow, Coordinator of the Defense Research Unit - LRD, Security Studies Center
- Ethics and Law of Armed Conflict
- Cognitive warfare
- Israel/Palestine conflict
Dr Amélie Férey is a Research Fellow and the coordinator of the Defense Research Unit at Ifri's Security Studies Center. Her current research focuses on “soft” wars in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. More specifically, she analyzes strategies of lawfare, cognitive warfare and economic sanctions in contemporary conflicts. She published on the ethics of war; counter-terrorism; Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its representations.
She defended her PhD on "Targeted killings in Israel and the United States" in February 2018 at Sciences Po, under the supervision of Professor Astrid von Busekist and Ariel Colonomos. She received numerous grants from the National Foundation for Political Science (FNSP), IRSEM and the CNRS. Her book Targeted Killings. A Critique of weaponized liberalism, was published by CNRS editions in June 2020. Amélie Férey regularly lectures at Sciences Po Paris, Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan and at Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. She was previously a visiting researcher at the French Center of Research of Jerusalem (CRFJ) and a post-doc research at the Institute for Strategic Studies (IRSEM).
Imagining Beyond the Imaginary. The Use of Red Teaming and Serious Games in Anticipation and Foresight Briefings de l’Ifri, Ifri, March 30, 2023
The Red Team Defence demonstrates the Ministry of the Armed Forces' desire to appropriate new foresight tools. Thus, brain games or serious games aim to bypass the weight of the military hierarchy, the standardisation of thoughts and cognitive biases in order to avoid strategic unthinking.
“Don’t Bank on the Bombs” New European Standards Affecting the Defense Industry Briefings de l’Ifri, September 22, 2022
While Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, has underlined the need to upgrade the European armed forces, the urgency of the fight against climate change—as illustrated by reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)—requires the political...
Defined as the use of law to establish, perpetuate, or change power relations in order to counter an adversary, lawfare practices reflect a reality that is inherent in international law.