School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS)


Prof Philippe Marliere

Prof Philippe Marliere



  • Professor of French and European Politics
    Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Joined UCL


French politics; political parties notably the French Socialist party; the Sarkozy presidency and "Sarkozysm"; political ideologies; Citizenship, religion and laicite, French social movements; France and the European Union; Politics and collective memory; French sociology and social theory (notably Bourdieu, Durkheim, Halbwachs).
Award year Qualification Institution
2000 PhD
Doctor of Philosophy
Social and Political Sciences
European University Institute, Florence

Dr Philippe Marlière is Professor in French and European Politics. Philippe completed his MA degree in Law and an MPhil in Politics and Political Science at the University of Lille in France. Before coming to UCL, he was a Research Fellow at the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS, 1989-93) and at the European University Institute (Florence, 1991-94), where he was awarded a PhD in Social and Political Science (2000). Philippe Marlière was also awarded the Marcel Liebman Chair in political science by the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in 2007.


France and the European Union|*|French Socialism|*|French political institutions|*|French political parties|*|French politics|*|Pierre Bourdieu|*|Political ideologies|*|The Sarkozy presidency
Office Hours: on sabbatical leave in Term 1