Franske dage i Nuuk / Jean-Christophe Victor [fr]
Jean-Christophe Victor, born in Paris, is a political scientist focusing on international relations. His father was the explorer Paul-Emile Victor.
He is a distinguished lecturer, holder of a Master in Chinese studies, a PHD in anthropology (Museum of Mankind in Paris), as well as a PHD in Defense and Strategy issues (Paris-Sorbonne University).
His career includes a diplomatic posting in Afghanistan. He also was policy adviser with NATO and has worked at the Policy Planning Office, at the French Ministry of Foreign affairs.
He is the founder and current director of LEPAC, Centre for Political Studies and Cartographic Analysis, a well-renowned think tank.
J-Ch. Victor lectures on geopolitics in France and in various universities throughout the world.
His most recent books on geopolitics are: “Towards a new Antarctica Treaty” 2007, Paris ; “Atlas of a changing World” 2008, Paris, Berlin, Seoul, Tokyo, Taipei ; “A Political atlas for Teenagers” 2010, Paris.
He hosts a TV program on European channel ARTE and world channel TV 5, sharing with a broad audience his understanding of geopolitics and world affairs: "le Dessous des cartes" ("Beyond what Maps show").