Marc Lazar is a French Professor of Political History and Sociology, the director of the Center for History at Sciences Po (Paris) and the President of the Advisory Board of this University. He is also the President of the School of Government at Luiss University.
His research focuses on the Left and Far Left in Europe, Politics in Italy, Politics in France, Comparative Politics in France, Italy and European Union, Populism, Violence in Politics, Relations between History and Political Science. He published 26 books and more than 200 articles in French, Italian, English, German, Romanian in academic journals.
His more recent books are: Marc Lazar, Marie-Anne Matard-Bonucci (directed by), L’Italie des années de plomb. Le terrorisme entre histoire et mémoire, Paris, Autrement, 2010, translated into Italian as Il libro degli anni di piombo. Storia e memoria del terrorismo italiano, Milan, Rizzoli, 2010; with Riccardo Brizzi (directed by), La Francia di Macron, Bologne, Il Mulino, 2017. To be published in French in May 2018, La France d’Emmanuel Macron, Rennes, Presses Universitaires de Rennes; with Ilvo Diamanti, Popolocrazia. Le metamorfosi delle nostre democrazie, Bari-Rome, Laterza, 2018.
Marc Lazar is columnist for the Italian newspaper La Repubblica and very present in Italian, French and international medias.