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“The French 2022 Elections and the Transformations of French Politics,” Presentation by Sylvie Daviet, Introduced by French Consul General Yannick Tagand

September 23, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies, the Jean Monnet European Union Center of Excellence for Comparative Populism and the Center for Interdisciplinary French Studies.


Sylvie Daviet is a full Professor of Geography at Aix-Marseille University (France). She is an economic and social geographer with a strong interest in territorial development, innovation, entrepreneurship, industrial restructuring, and labor geography. She held a Jean Monnet permanent course from 1998 to 2001 on the Regional Policy of the European Union. She is used to working in interdisciplinary programs in the framework of social sciences and in the field of sustainable development. She is currently a member of the TELEMME laboratory, affiliated to Aix-Marseille University and the CNRS, and dedicated to Mediterranean Studies within the Mediterranean Institute of Social Sciences. As the result, she has published a lot of work on Marseille and its region. From 2010 to 2012, Sylvie Daviet was also a researcher in Tunis (Tunisia) at the IRMC, a French Institute for Maghreb Studies, to lead a program on Trans-Mediterranean Entrepreneurship. She was involved in the governance of Aix-Marseille University as Vice President of International Relations from 2013 to 2019. She is currently a member of the board of the Human-Environment Observatory (OHM) of the Provence Coal Basin (a major equipment of the CNRS Ecology and Environment Institute) and she manages a program on energy transition. Sylvie Daviet has been awarded the distinction of Officer in the Order of Academic Palms and of Knight in the National Order of Merit.

Emmanuel Macron in a campaign meeting on Saturday, April 16, 2022, in Marseille (viewed from the Pharo garden with the historical harbor in the background)




The presentation will be introduced by the French Consul General Yannick Tagand. Reception to follow the remarks.


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September 23, 2022
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


The French House
633 N Frances St
Madison, WI 53706
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