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Michel Foucher

Geographer and author of the book Fronts et frontières. Un tour du monde géopolitique (Fayard, 1991), and presently the French Ambassador to Latvia.

Michel Foucher is a geographer, diplomat and essayist who was born in 1946. He is Professor of Geography and Doctor of Literature and Human Science, and has been a lecturer at the Lumière-Lyon 2 University since 1989. He has also been a lecturer at the College of Europe in Natolin, Warsaw (1994-2002), consultant to the European Commission, advisor to La Lyonnaise de Banque, mission leader for DATAR and advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (1998-2002), director of the Centre for Analysis and Policy Planning of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1999-2002) and French ambassador to Latvia (2002-2006).

He is a member of the scientific committee of the Robert Schuman Foundation and, since February 2006, has been ambassador-at-large for EU affairs.

He has written, directed or participated in some 20 works on geopolitical issues and cultural geography.


Michel Foucher

In the framework of Audiovisual installation by Frederic Amat


Has participated in

From Frontlines to Borders in Europe and Around

Lecture by Michel Foucher