Valentin Behr is a PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Strasbourg, and a member of the SAGE (Society, Actors, Government and Europe) research unit. His doctoral thesis provides a socio-historical analysis of the writing of contemporary history in Poland and the political implications of it. He is also taking part in a survey on the recruitment and careers of ministers from the French Fifth Republic.
His most récent publications include:
« Historiens militants ou historiens de bureau ? Les producteurs du récit historique officiel à l’Institut de la mémoire nationale », Revue d’études comparatives Est-Ouest, vol. 42, n° 4, 2011, p. 5-35.
“The Representativeness of French Cabinet Members in the Fifth Republic: a Smokescreen?”, French Politics, vol. 12 (4), 2013, p. 332-355 (Avec Sébastien Michon).