Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos

PRIO Global Fellow

Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos
Institution: Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) and Centre Population et Développement (CEPED)
Email: marc-antoine.perouse-de-montclos@ird.fr
Website: www.ceped.org
Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos is an External Associate at PRIO.

Research Interests

  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Migration and forced displacement
  • Conflict analysis
  • Humanitarianism and aid

Background

​​​Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos is a Doctor in political science and a senior researcher at the Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) in Paris. He has lived for several years in Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya. He was appointed a PRIO Global Fellow in 2014.
 
A specialist on armed conflicts in Africa South of the Sahara, he graduated from the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (IEP) and has published some eighty articles and books, including Le Nigeria (1994), Violence et sécurité urbaines (1997), L’aide humanitaire, aide à la guerre ? (2001), Villes et violences en Afrique subsaharienne(2002), Diaspora et terrorisme (2003), Guerres d’aujourd’hui (2007), Etats faibles et sécurité privée en Afrique noire (2008), Les humanitaires dans la guerre (2013), La tragédie malienne (2013), Crises et migrations (2014), Boko Haram: Islamism, Politics, Security, and the State in Nigeria (2015), Un développement « humanitaire » ? Les ONG à l’épreuve de la critique (2016), Violence, statistics, and the politics of accounting for the dead (2016), Violence in Nigeria: A qualitative and quantitative analysis (2016).

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Publications

Le Nigeria (1994), Violence et sécurité urbaines (1997), L’aide humanitaire, aide à la guerre ? (2001), Villes et violences en Afrique subsaharienne(2002), Diaspora et terrorisme (2003), Guerres d’aujourd’hui (2007), Etats faibles et sécurité privée en Afrique noire (2008), Les humanitaires dans la guerre (2013), La tragédie malienne (2013), Crises et migrations (2014), Boko Haram: Islamism, Politics, Security, and the State in Nigeria (2015), Un développement « humanitaire » ? Les ONG à l’épreuve de la critique (2016), Violence, statistics, and the politics of accounting for the dead (2016), Violence in Nigeria: A qualitative and quantitative analysis (2016).


All Publications

Edited Volume

Pérouse de Montclos, Marc-Antoine (ed.) (2014) Boko Haram: Islamism, politics, security and the state in Nigeria. Leiden: African Studies Centre. West African Politics and Society Series.

Popular Article

Montclos, Marc-Antoine Pérouse de (2017) Une vision tronquée de la crise humanitaire autour du lac Tchad [A short vision of the humanitarian crisis around Lake Chad], Libération, 9 March.

Report - Other

Pérouse de Montclos, Marc-Antoine (2014) Nigeria’s Interminable Insurgency? Addressing the Boko Haram Crisis, Chatham House Research Paper. London: Chatham House.

Report - External Series

Montclos, Marc-Antoine Pérouse de (2014) Nigeria : Fourth Report on Violence (2006-2014), Nigeria Watch Report, 4. Nigeria Watch.

Blog Posts

An Incomplete Picture of the Humanitarian Crisis in the Lake Chad Region

Posted by Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos on Friday, 31 March 2017

The broader context of the humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad region, particularly in Borno State in the northeast of Nigeria, remains largely unknown to a Western audience, and in the media coverage it is mostly the stories about Boko Haram’s atrocities that are being told. Everybody condemned the jihadist group Boko Haram This was also the focus at the donor conference held in Oslo on February 24. Everybody condemned the jihadist group Boko Haram. But the decision-makers gathered in the cold Norwegian winter, worlds away from the heat of the Sahel’s dry season, made no mention of the share of ...