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Fortmann, Michel

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Michel Fortmann (PhD, Montreal) is an Honorary Professor of political science at the University of Montreal. He directed for a decade the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS), which he founded in 1996. He is the author with Albert Legault of "diplomacy of hope: Canada and disarmament, 1945-1988 (McGill-Queens University Press, 1992) (original version in French at the University of Laval Press, 1990). The English version was nominated for the Gelber prize. He directed with T.V Paul, " Balance of Power, Theory and Practice in the 21st Century", published at Stanford University Press in 2004, as well as "Le système politique américain, mécanismes et décisions", (Montréal, Presses de l'Université de Montréal) in 2008 and 2012. He co-directs since 1999 the directory "Conflicts around the World" at the University of Laval Press. His last work, "Les cycles de Mars. Révolutions militaires et édification étatique de la renaissance à nos jours" was published in the Economica editions in 2010. His articles were published notably in the International Journal, in "Études internationales", in Canadian Foreign Policy and in " Relations internationales et stratégiques".

Areas of expertise

Publications

  • Les cycles de Mars. Révolutions militaires et édification étatique de la renaissance à nos jours, Economica, 2010

  • Le système politique américain, mécanismes et décisions, Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2012

  • With TV Paul, Balance of Power, Theory and Practice in the 21st Century, Stanford University Press in 2004

  • « Penser et maîtriser l’innovation ? Les forces armées américaines de la révolution à la transformation », Études Internationales, vol.44, June 2013.

  • With David Haglund, « Of ghosts and other spectres:the Cold War’s ending and the question of the next ‘hegemonic’ conflict », Cold War History, September 2014.

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