Blandine Destremau

Blandine Destremau

Senior researcher French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), FRANCE

Blandine Destremau is a sociologist specialised in development and social policy issues, particularly in the Arab countries. She has publized widely on anti-poverty policy, social protection, solidarity in its various forms and dimensions, gender and development.

After a PhD dissertation dealing with the economic transformation in Yemen, she taught economics at various French universities and dedicated the bulk of her research work to issues concerning Palestine and the changing regional context. Her rearch interests include poverty, social protection, social policies, domestic workers.

Her publications include “Restructuring the welfare States in the Arab Mediterranean countries: a crucial social and political stake” (ISA Research Committee on Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy (RC19)), and "La extensiòn de la protecciòn social en Tùnez: lecciones de un èxito" (Universidad Nacional de Colombia).


CROP News and Events

Organisational Changes at the CROP Secretariat

1 December 2018

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council (ISC) have announced organisational changes at the CROP Secretariat.

​The Democratic Developmental State: North-South Perspectives

February 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION: Edited by Chris Tapscott, Tor Halvorsen, Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario.

The Political Economy of Poverty and Social Transformations of the Global South

February 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION Edited by Mariano Féliz and Aaron L. Rosenberg.

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World Science Forum 2019

20-23 November, 2019 | Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Science, Ethics and Responsibility" (deadline 10 April).

Causal Mechanisms and International knowledge transfer in social policy: With a special focus on the case of the post-Soviet region

7-9 November 2019 | University of Bremen

CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline for proposals is 30 April.

Bergen Summer Research School

17-27 June 2019 | University of Bergen

BSRS 2019 offers a series of parallel multidisciplinary working groups with top international lecturers, and cutting-edge keynotes to help you make your research play a role for a sustainable future.