Dr. Raphaëlle Khan is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Strategic Research (IRSEM) in Paris and teaches at Sciences Po Paris. She works on the international politics of South Asia at the intersection of Global History and International Relations. Her current work focuses in particular on India’s relation to international norms and the international order, decolonization and international organizations, non-Western worldviews, and the concept of sovereignty. She also works on strategic and security issues in the Indian Ocean region and Europe-India relations.
Among her recent publications, she has co-edited a collective volume titled Theorizing Indian Foreign Policy (Routledge, 2017) and has contributed to a forthcoming volume by Cambridge University Press entitled Human Rights, Empires, and Their Ends: The New History of Human Rights and Decolonization. She is currently working on a book on India’s role in the transformation of the international order through its involvement in international fora, between the First World War and the 1960s.
Raphaëlle received a Ph.D. in History and International Relations from King’s College London, following a double Master’s degree in European Studies from Sciences Po Paris and the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to joining IRSEM, she was a Visiting Fellow at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies in Hamburg (2017) and at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses in New Delhi (2012).