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Jean Michel Blanquer

Director-General of School Education for the Government of France.

(1964). Director-General of School Education for the Government of France and President of the Institute of the Americas, he has taught Constitutional Law and European Community Law at the universities of Paris-II and Tours, and at the Institute of Political Studies of Lille and of Paris. Throughout his career he has maintained close professional and academic ties with Latin America. He was a researcher at the French Institute of Andean Studies in Bogota and, in 1998, he was appointed director of the Institut des Hautes Études d’Amérique Latine (Institute for Advanced Studies of Latin America). In 2006, he became deputy director of the Ministry of Education and, the following year, vice-chancellor of the Académie Universitaire de Créteil. He has published a number of works on constitutional law, theory of law and Latin America.

Institute of the Americas

Update: 3 May 2011


Has participated in

The Democratic Imaginary in the Era of Globalization

XXIII Conference of the Academy of Latinity