Celine Germond-Duret

Celine is a social scientist with an interdisciplinary background in international relations and political science. She obtained her PhD from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. Presently a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at Liverpool John Moores University, she previously conducted research at the Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Central Lancashire, UK, worked on the interdisciplinary research project NCCR-Climate with fellow political scientists, economists and lawyers from the University of Geneva, and acted as academic coordinator of the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Environmental Diplomacy (University of Geneva and UNEP).

Her interests include: discourse analysis and political ecology, sustainable development, Indigenous peoples, Climate politics, cultural globalisation, the human geography of the marine environment and the blue growth narrative.



Journal articles

McKinley E, Potts T, Aller-Rojas O, Hattam C, Germond-Duret CV, Aponte H, Hopkins CR, Martin Vicuna San Martin I. 2018. Charting the course for a Blue Economy in Peru: A Research Agenda Environment, Development and Sustainability,

Axon S, Germond-Duret CV, Morrissey J. 2017. Coastal sustainability and the role of stakeholders in low-carbon transitions: a report from Liverpool, UK Regions, 308 :18-20 >DOI

Germond-Duret CV, Germond B. 2016. Ocean Governance and Maritime Security in a Placeful Environment: The Case of the European UnionMarine Policy, 66 :124-131 >DOI

Germond-Duret CV. 2016. Tradition and Modernity: An Obsolete Dichotomy? Binary Thinking, Indigenous Peoples and Normalisation Third World Quarterly, 37 :1537-1558 >DOI

Germond-Duret C. 2014. Extractive Industries and the Social Dimension of Sustainable Development: Reflection on the Chad–Cameroon PipelineSustainable Development, :n/a-n/a >DOI

Germond-Duret C. 2012. From Avatar to Reality: Development, Environment and the Representation of Cameroonian Pygmies International Journal on Minority and Group Rights, 19 :129-151

Germond-Duret C. 2007. Transparence et participation comme clés du développement durable? Réflexion à partir de projets hydroélectriques de la Banque mondiale Cahiers PRELUDES, :15-28

Germond-Duret C. 2007. Development Interventions and Indigenous Peoples: The Power of Destabilization Indigenous Policy Journal, XVIII

Bürgenmeier B, Baranzini A, Ferrier C, Germond-Duret C, Ingold K, Perret S, Rafaj P, Kypreos S, Wokaun A. 2006. Economics of Climate Policy and Collective Decision Making Climatic Change: an interdisciplinary, international journal devoted to the description, causes and implications of climatic change, 79 :143-162

Germond-Duret C, Germond B. 2006. Similarités dans la rhétorique, les effets et la pratique des interventions de développement et des interventions militaires humanitaires Revue juridique et politique des Etats francophones, 60 :301-331

Internet publications

Germond-Duret CV. 2017. Paris Agreement: Success or Failure, and What Next?


Germond B, Germond-Duret CV. 2017. Critical Geographies of the Ocean: Mobilities, Placefulness and Maritime Relationalism Monios J, Wilmsmeier G. Maritime Mobilities Routledge. London

Germond-Duret C. 2010. Interventions de developpement et repercussions conflictuelles: l’oleoduc Tchad Cameroun et ses impacts sur des populations pygmees Klinger M, Schehr S. Lectures du conflit :33-52 Neotheque. Strasbourg 9782355250590


Germond-Duret C. 2011. Banque mondiale, peuples autochtones et normalisation Karthala. Paris 9782811104283


Germond-Duret C. 2011. Climate Change Negotiations: Deal or No Deal? Du Bois Foundation, Current Affairs in Perspectives Series, 2011