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Les jeudis de l'Ifri : A cycle of videoconferences

In the context of a global health crisis, Ifri has quickly adapted and developed a new format of weekly reunions that meet the needs of its partners for insight and foresight.
From April 2020, Les Jeudis de l'Ifri, a cycle of videoconferences for Ifri's partner companies, highlighted the effects and consequences of COVID-19 on different regions and strategic sectors.


US presidential election 2020, D + 2

5th November, around Laurence NARDON, head of Ifri's North America program.


Eastern Mediterranean: Preventing Escalation

8th October, around Dorothée SCHMID, Senior Research Fellow, Head of Ifri’s Turkey and Middle East Program.


Is China the New Driving Force of European Integration?


17th September, around Marc JULIENNEResearch Fellow and Head of China Research at Ifri's Center for Asian Studies.


COVID-19 in Latin America: a crisis catalyst


9th July, around Francisco DE SANTIBAÑES, Secretary general at the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI). 


The Political Consequences of Economic Sanctions on the Transatlantic Relationship

2nd July, around Rawi ABDELAL, Professor at Harvard Business School.


China in Africa: From Political Presence to Environmental Footprint


25th June, around Thierry VIRCOULON, Associate Research Fellow at Ifri's Center for African Studies. 


The Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) in Southeast Asia after COVID-19: Towards a New Deal?


18th June,  around Sophie BOISSEAU du ROCHER, Associate Research Fellow at Ifri's Center for Asian Studies.


U.S.- EU relations and the November 2020 elections


11th June, around Charles P. RIES, vice-president, International at Rand Corporation. 


Where is Donald Trump taking the United States?


4th June, around James M. LINDSAY, senior vice president, director of studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg chair at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).


The EU after Karlsruhe and the Franco-German Initiative on EU Debt: Is it a Hamiltonian Moment?


28th May, around Guntram B. WOLFF, Director of Bruegel. 


Between clear perils and black swans:

The strategic challenges after COVID-19

14th May, around Corentin BRUSTLEIN, Director of Ifri's Security Studies Center.


Has Covid-19 contaminated the Franco-German couple?

7th May, around Eric-André MARTIN, Secretary General of the Study Committee on Franco-German Relations - Cerfa at Ifri.


How can Sub-Saharan African countries cope with COVID-19?


30th April, around Alain ANTIL, Director of Ifri's African Studies Center. 


Has Covid-19 Contaminated Value Chains in East Asia?


23 April, around Françoise NICOLAS, Director of Ifri's Center for Asian Studies.


Russia in the Triple Storm:

Constitutional Reforms, Economic Crisis, Pandemic Management


16th April, around Tatiana KASTUEVA-JEAN, Director of Ifri's Russia / NIS Center.


Will Covid-19 contaminate energy and climate policies?

9th April, around Marc-Antoine EYL-MAZZEGA, Director of Ifri's Center for Energy and Climate. 


Will coronavirus get Trump reelected?

2nd April, around Laurence NARDON, head of Ifri's North America program.


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Find here Ifri's analysis on COVID-19 and Geopolitics