Sophie Boisseau du Rocher
Associate Research Fellow
After completing Southeast Asia, regional integration her PhD in 1996 at the Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po, Paris) on the topic of the ASEAN, Sophie Boisseau du Rocher has been carrying out research on regionalism and international relations in East Asia and on political and strategic evolutions in Southeast Asia.
She is a consultant for the French Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She is also a member of ISEAS (Institute of Southeast Asia, Singapore) and IDSS (Institute of for Defense and Strategic Studies, Singapore). She contributes to many journals and wrote L’Asie du Sud-est prise au piège ? (Perrin, 2009).
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Friday 15 June 2012
The Indonesian president was in Singapore in June to participate in the 2012 Shangri-La Dialogue—a summit dedicated to security questions in Asia. Squeezed between China's anxiety and the United States' interventionist tendencies, Indonesia wants to make its voice heard.
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Wednesday 15 May 2013
As a pivotal region, Southeast Asia – specifically its security – deserves attention. Attempts are being made to develop regional security architecture to face up to the often transnational traditional and non-traditional threats. However, local and interested countries are still looking for the right formula. To try to clarify this institutional puzzle, the Observatory on Southeast Asia is organizing a seminar with the French Ministry of Defence, during which four Southeast Asian researchers and four European researchers will interact with around twenty participants.