Claire Demesmay has been head of the Franco-German Relations Program of the German Council on Foreign Relations since 2009. She was previously researcher at the Institut français des relations internationales (Ifri) in Paris and taught French and Francophone studies at the Technical University Dresden. Claire studied political philosophy in Dijon and at Paris 4 Sorbonne. She obtained a PhD on Political Liberalism and the Future of the Nation-State at the University of Paris 4 Sorbonne and the Center for French Studies at the Technical University of Berlin. Her areas of Expertise are the Franco-German relationship, issues of European integration, as well as migration and integration policies in France and Germany.
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