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Luc-André Brunet

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Senior Lecturer in Contemporary International History, The Open University

Full Biography

Dr Luc-André Brunet is Senior Lecturer in Contemporary International History at The Open University in the UK and Co-Director of the Peace and Security Project at LSE IDEAS. He earned his PhD in International History at LSE and has since held visiting fellowships at the University of Cambridge, Sciences Po (Paris) and the University of Ottawa. His research focuses on the dynamics between peace and anti-nuclear activism, on the one hand, and policymaking and diplomacy, on the other. He is Principal Investigator of the AHRC-funded project ‘Global Histories of Peace and Anti-Nuclear Activism’ and is currently completing a book on Canada, the global nuclear order and the end of the Cold War. He is the editor of NATO and the Strategic Defence Initiative: A Transatlantic History of the Star Wars Programme (Routledge, 2022) and, with Eirini Karamouzi, a forthcoming volume entitled Beyond the Euromissiles: Global Histories of Anti-Nuclear Activism in the Cold War. He also co-edits a new book series, published by McGill-Queen's University Press, on Global Nuclear Histories.