Amandine Regamey

Amandine Regamey holds a PhD in Political Science. She is currently teaching Russian Language and Civilisation at the University Paris I (Pantheon Sorbonne) and is a member of the CERCEC (Centre for Russian, Caucasian and Central Asian Studies, EHESS/CNRS). She has been conducting research on the Chechen war since 1999, focusing on the representations of the war in Russian society and the army. She has been involved in several humanitarian projects in the North Caucasus and has conducted several fact-finding missions in Russia and the CIS for the FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights). She is a regular contributor to (Online international social sciences journal devoted to the armed forces and power institutions of post-Soviet societies).  Among her publications are: « Le sauvage et le barbare : le corps de l’Autre dans les représentations croisées russo-tchétchènes » [The Savage and The Barbarian : the Other’s Body in Russian-Chechen Representations], in Textuel, 48, 2004 (together with Silvia Serrano) ; Tchétchénie : une affaire intérieure ? Russes et Tchétchènes dans l’étau de la guerre, [Chechnya: An Internal Problem? Russians and Chechens in the Grip of War], Autrement/CERI, 2005 (together with Anne Le Huérou, Aude Merlin and Silvia Serrano) ; « Russia’s War in Chechnya: The Discourse of Counterterrorism and the Legitimation of Violence » (with Anne Le Huérou) in Samy Cohen (dir.), Democracies at War against Terrorism, Palgrave, 2008. Last publication : « Les femmes “snipers” de Tchétchénie : interprétation d’une légende de guerre », Questions de Recherche du CERI, n°35, Mars 2011

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