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About Catherine Gegout

Catherine Gegout is Associate Professor in International Relations at the University of Nottingham. She has major research interests in international relations theories and European politics, with a focus on European foreign and security policies. Her most recent book Why Europe Intervenes in Africa: Security, Prestige and the Legacy of Colonialism was published in 2017 with Hurst, and in 2018 with Oxford University Press. Find her on twitter @CatherineGegout.

Articles by Catherine Gegout

This week’s front page editor

Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The crime of aggression, the UK and France: time to show leadership on the principles of international law at the International Criminal Court

This is far more important for justice and peace in the world than protecting future leaders who would be responsible for a crime of aggression.

Giulio Regeni, Egypt, and the deafening silence of Europe

Giulio Regeni's case is not only about academic freedom, but about the responsibility of EU states to protect their citizens: silence cannot be the response to his torture and murder.

Buhari wins—but new president of Nigeria faces enormous challenge

After the Nigerian presidential election, the new government must address the social and economic policy vacuum Boko Haram has filled if the threat from the Islamists is to be tackled.

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