Director of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.
Professor Philippe Burrin is Director of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. His main areas of interest and research are the general history of international relations, ideologies, international comparison of political movements and regimes, wars and military occupations, mass violence and genocide.
He was professor or visiting researcher at the Institut d'études politiques in Paris (Elie Halévy Chair), at the Harvard University Center for European Studies, at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University in Frankfurt, at the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin, and at All Souls College at Oxford University.
Among his works, most of which have been translated into several languages, are the following:
• La dérive fasciste.Doriot, Déat, Bergery 1933-1944, Paris, Editions du Seuil, 1986
• Hitler et les Juifs. Genèse d'un génocide, Paris, Editions du Seuil, 1989
• La France à l'heure allemande 1940-1944, Paris, Editions du Seuil, 1995
• Fascisme, nazisme, autoritarisme, Paris, Editions du Seuil, 2000
• Ressentiment et apocalypse. Essai sur l'antisémitisme nazi, Paris, Editions du Seuil, 2004; 6 June 1944, with Jean-Pierre Azéma and Robert O. Paxton, Paris, Perrin / Mémorial de Caen, 2004.
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