Brice Didier (FR) is Academic Assistant at the College of Europe, Transatlantic Affairs Programme, since August 2017.

Brice holds a Master of Arts in EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies from the College of Europe (2016-17, J. M. Keynes Promotion), where he was awarded the Sergio Lopez Perona Memorial Prize for the best thesis on the EU’s relations with the Middle-East. Brice also holds a Master’s degree in Geopolitics from the Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris (Ulm) and Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University (2014-15), and graduated in European and International Affairs from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques - Sciences Po Rennes (2015, F. Cavanna Promotion), where he also obtained a Master's degree in Risk Management (2014-15) and a Bachelor in Public Administration (2010-13).

He previously worked as Studies and Programme Officer in the Department of International Affairs of the Institute for Higher National Defence Studies (IHEDN – Paris, 2016), and was member of the Executive committee of the Open Diplomacy Institute (Paris, 2013-17), first as Deputy Director of the ‘Americas’ programme, then as Deputy Editor-in-Chief. His professional background also includes several traineeships at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and within its network: as Political attaché to the Diplomatic Chancery of the French Permanent Representation to the OECD (Paris, 2015), as Project Officer for the Conference of the Ambassadors at the Ministry (Paris, 2014), and previously at Business France / Invest in France Agency in the Netherlands (Amsterdam, 2013), and the Alliance Française in the United States (San Francisco, 2012-13).

Fields of interest: Transatlantic Affairs, EU-US-Russia relations, European Neighbourhoods, Middle-East and North Africa, Syrian and Ukrainian conflicts, Refugee crisis, Geopolitics, International Relations theory, International Security, Defence Cooperation, Counter-Terrorism.

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