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Dr David Cadier


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David Cadier

David-CadierDavid Cadier is a Fellow in International Strategy and Diplomacy at LSE IDEAS and a teaching fellow in the International Relations Department at the LSE.

Dr Cadier earned his PhD in Political Sciences and European Studies from Sciences Po (Paris) in 2012. His Dissertation, supervised by Professor Jacques Rupnik, analysed the foreign policies of the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia since their accession to the EU. At IDEAS, he is mainly involved in the academic side of the running of the Executive Masters Program in Diplomacy and International Strategy.

Dr Cadier was a visiting fellow at the Centre for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS Johns Hopkins University in Washington (2011), a guest researcher at the Prague Institute of International Relations (2010) and a visiting scholar at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston (2009). He held teaching positions in International Politics and European Affairs at Charles University in Prague (2010) and at Sciences Po in Lille (2012). Finally, he had professional experiences at the OSCE Headquarters in Vienna (External Cooperation Section at the Office of the Secretary General) (2007), at the OSCE Mission to Serbia (2008) and at the French Embassy to Estonia (2006).  

Areas of Expertise

  • Central Europe
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • EU policies towards the East: European Neighbourhood Policy and EU-Russia relations
  • Transatlantic relations


Recent Publications

Russia’s foreign policy: international perceptions, domestic politics and external relations (co-edited with Margot Light), Palgrave, Palgrave Studies in International Relations, 2015 (forthcoming)

“The Foreign Policy of the Czech Republic”, in Federiga Bindi (ed.), National Foreign Policies and EU Foreign Policy: Conflict or Convergence?, Brookings Institution Press, 2015 (forthcoming)

“Between Eastern Partnership and Eurasian Union: towards an EU-Russia competition in their common neighbourhood?”, Global Policy, Vol. 5, Issue s1, October 2014

“Après le retour à l’Europe: convergences et contrastes dans les politiques étrangères des pays d’Europe centrale” [After the Return to Europe : Convergences and Contrasts in the foreign policies of Central European countries], Politique Etrangère, September 2012/3

“Can Civil Society play a role in Foreign Policy? Societal groups and parastate organizations in the Czech Republic”, in Sabine Fischer and Heiko Pleines (eds), Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe, Ibidem publishers, Stuttgart, 2010