Research Associate for South Asia
Areas of focus:
- South Asia nuclear issues: crisis stability, preventive and multilateral diplomacy
- India-China relations
- Political perspectives on Afghanistan post-2014
- Militancy and non-state armed groups in Afghanistan/Pakistan
- Civil-military relations in South Asia
- Electoral politics in South Asia
Main Responsibilities: Contributing to the IISS South Asia Programme’s research, analysis and outreach on political-strategic, defence, military and security issues; Managing the IISS research project on India–China land border management; Managing the IISS project on nuclear doctrines and strategy in South Asia under the South Asia Programme; Coordinating the annual IISS South Asia Security Conference in Oman.
Background: Antoine holds an MScEcon in International Politics from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth (UK). In France, he read history and political science at the Universities of Rennes II and Rennes I respectively. From September–December 2009, he was a Visiting International Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) in New Delhi. Before joining the IISS he had brief experiences with a non-profit diplomatic consultancy in London and the research centre of a major French energy company. Before joining the South Asia Programme he worked for the IISS Military Balance and IISS Armed Conflict Database.
08 August 2017
13 July 2017
21 October 2016
10 August 2015
02 October 2014