Dimitri Almeida





Curriculum vitae

Since 2018: Associated member of the Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités, CNRS and École pratique des hautes études, Paris

2010: PhD in political science at Kassel University with the dissertation The Impact of European Integration on the Structures and Dynamics of Party Competition (summa cum laude)

Since 2009: Lecturer for French and Portuguese civilisation at Göttingen University

2008-2009: Teaching contract in comparative politics at Kassel University

1999-2004: M.A. in ethnology and political science at Freiburg University with stays at the universities of Iasi, Basel and Strasbourg


Publications


Monographs

(2017) Laizität im Konflikt: Religion und Politik in Frankreich [Laicité in Conflict: Religion and Politics in France], Series: Politik und Religion, Wiesbaden: Springer VS. [peer-reviewed]

(2012, Paperback 2014, 2015) The Impact of European Integration on Political Parties: Beyond the Permissive Consensus, London: Routledge. [peer-reviewed]




Edited volume

[with Vanda Anastácio and María Martos Pérez] (2018) Mulheres em rede/ Mujeres en red: Convergências lusófonas, Reihe: LIT Ibéricas, Berlin: LIT.
Table of contents


Journal contributions and book chapters

(2019) 'Integration, Diversität und Konflikt in einer pluralistischen Einwanderungsgesellschaft. Eine Replik', in Identitätslinke Läuterungsagenda. Eine Debatte zu ihren Folgen für Migrationsgesellschaften, ed. Sandra Kostner, Stuttgart: Ibidem, 75-88.

(2019) 'Cultural Retaliation: The Cultural Policies of the 'New' Front National', International Journal of Cultural Policy 25(3): 269-281. [peer-reviewed]

(2018) ‘Penser l’extrême droite en milieu rural. Un récit de deux France?’, Apropos – Perspektiven auf die Romania 1 (1): 13-32.

(2018) 'Redes transnacionais femininas: O caso de D. Estefânia', in Mulheres em rede/ Mujeres en red eds Dimitri Almeida, Vanda Anastácio, and María Martos Pérez, Series: LIT Ibéricas, Berlin: LIT: 87-108.

(2018) with Vanda Anastácio and María Martos Pérez: 'Mulheres em rede: Pensar redes no feminino', in Mulheres em rede/ Mujeres en red, eds Dimitri Almeida, Vanda Anastácio, and María Martos Pérez, Series: LIT Ibéricas, Berlin: LIT: 9–16.

(2018) 'Marianne at the Beach: The French Burkini Controversy and the Shifting Meanings of Republican Secularism', Journal of Intercultural Studies, 39(1): 20-34. [peer-reviewed]

(2017) 'Exclusionary Secularism: The Front National and the Reinvention of Laïcité', Modern and Contemporary France 25(3): 249-263. [peer-reviewed]

(2014) 'Decadence and indifferentiation in the ideology of the Front National', French Cultural Studies 25(2): 221-232. [peer-reviewed]

(2013) 'Towards a post-radical Front National? Patterns of ideological change and dédiabolisation on the French radical right', Nottingham French Studies 52(2): 167-176. [peer-reviewed].

(2010) 'Europeanized Eurosceptics? Radical right parties and European integration', Perspectives on European Politics and Society 11(3): 237-253. [peer-reviewed]

(2007) 'Der Front National: Analyse eines wahlpolitischen Überfalls', Lendemains 126/127: 63-70.

(2001) 'Jeanne d'Arc in den politischen Reden des Marechal Pétain', in Populism, Demagogie, Realism Politic, eds Catalin Turliuc and Alexandru Zub, Iasi: Fundatia Academica A.D. Xenopol: 125–132. (Dimitri Keller de Almeida)



Conference papers and academic talks (selection)

(2019) 'The Non-Republic: Exploring the new urban (b)orders of contemporary France’. The Transnational City – La Ville transnationale. 40th Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France, University of London Institute in Paris, American University of Paris, 4th - 6th September.
(2018) 'Kawéni hima/ Kawéni lève-toi : Immigration, espace et identité dans un quartier sensible de Mamoudzou'. 11e Congrès de l’Association des francoromanistes allemands, University of Osnabrück, 26-29 September.
(2018) 'A tale of two Frances? Der Front National im ländlichen Raum [The Front National in rural France], University of Rostock, 17 May.
(2017) 'Zwischen Wertekonflikt und Identitätspolitik: Konflikte um Säkularismus und Migration in Frankreich [Clash of Cultures or Identity Politics: Conflits on Secularism and Migration in France], University of Education, Schwäbisch Gmünd, November.
(2017) 'Euroscepticism in Crisis? The Populist Radical Right and the EU', Europe in Crisis?, interdisciplinary lecture series, Euroculture, Göttingen University, 24 October.
(2017) 'Understanding Marine Le Pen's success in rural France', Roundtable: the 2017 French presidential election: Results and prospects, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, 17 May.
(2017) 'The cultural policies of the Front National in France', European Symposium 'Cultural Politics and Right Wing Populism', Educult, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, 30 March. Media reports and interview (in German): Der Standard, Ö1.
(2016) 'Omnipresentes e invisíveis: o impacto da crise económica sobre mulheres empregadas no serviço doméstico [Omnipresent and invisible: the impact of the financial crisis on female domestic employees]', III Colóquio Marginalidades Femininas no Mundo Lusófono, Universidade clássica de Lisboa, Lisbon, 15 - 17 June.
(2015) 'Formação e transformação de redes femininas transnacionais: o caso de Dona Estefânia', 11. Deutschen Lusitanistentag, RWTH Aachen, 16-19 September.
(2012) 'Towards a post-radical Front National? Patterns of ideological change and dédiabolisation in the French radical right', University of Nottingham & French Media Research Group: Politics, Media and France's Electoral Year 2011/12, University of Nottingham, 13-14 September.
(2011) 'Streit- und Streikkulturen in Frankreich und Deutschland', Paris: Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft, European Business School, 1 April.
(2009) 'The impact of party organisation on patterns of factionalism: The cases of the Australian Labour Party and the French Socialist Party', Potsdam: European Consortium of Political Research General Conference, September. (With Anika Gauja, University of Sydney)
(2008) 'Party system change and Europeanization in Eastern and Central Europe', Freiburg: Conference on the Impact of the EU on Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe, Studienhaus Wiesneck, 25 - 29 September.
(2008) 'The impact of European integration on the structures and dynamics of party competition', Transatlantic Graduate Student Workshop on EU Politics, Delmenhorst: Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg, 9 - 11 May.
(2008) 'Europeanized Eurosceptics? The impact of European integration on the strategies and programmatic profiles of radical right parties', Rennes: European Consortium of Political Research Joint Sessions of Workshops, 11 -16 April.
(2007) 'Struktur und Dynamik des politischen Wettbewerbs in Frankreich: Eine vergleichende Analyse der Präsidentschaftswahlen 2002 und 2007, Ludwigsburg: 23. Jahrestagung des Deutsch-Französischen Instituts, 28 - 30 June.
(2007) 'Der Front National', Workshop on the presidential election in France, Kassel University, 1 - 2 June.
(2006) 'Beyond the permissive consensus: the dynamics of party-based Euroscepticism in French anti-establishment parties', Rijs: 15th PhD summer school on European parties and party systems, European Consortium of Political Research Standing Group on Political Parties, 12 - 23 September.


Reviewer

European Journal of Political Research, European Politics and Society, European Integration online Papers, French Politics, Identities, International Journal of Cultural Policy, Journal of Common Market Studies


Administrative functions at Göttingen University

Since 2015: Coordinator "Pons" in romance studies
Since 2014: Member of the steering committee of the Institute of Romance Studies
Since 2012: Member of the equal opportunities Committee of the Faculty of Philosophy
Member of several search committees