Dr. Frédérick Douzet visited CPPG

November 3, 2022

On 31st October 2022, Dr. Frédérick Douzet visited CPPG to talk about her work and to continue to participate in the French-Pakistani scholarly exchange that CPPG has been promoting.

Dr. Douzet is the Director of the project ‘Geode’ at the French Institute of Geopolitics, University Paris 8. Her work focuses on the geopolitics of the ‘data sphere’, information pathways and the propagation of information online. Her work has applications in the defence sector, electoral politics, to name a few.

Dr. Douzet is a member of the Defense Ethics Committee since January 2020. She was part of the Commission “Enlightenment in the Digital Age” (Bronner Commission) set up by President Macron in 2021. She also participated in the Editorial Board of the Strategic Review of Defense and National Security in 2017 and is part of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (2017-2020). She directed the Castex Chair of Cyber Strategy at the Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale (IHEDN) from 2013 to 2018.

Dr. Douzet was accompanied by Mr. Mounir Slimani, Counsellor for Cooperation and Cultural Affairs, Embassy of France in Pakistan.