Christian Lequesne is the director of CERI and Member of the Board of Directors of Sciences Po since January 2009. He holds degrees from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Strasbourg, the College of Europe, Bruges and a Ph.D. in political science. Assistant, Department of Political and Administrative Studies of the College of Europe (1986-1988). Research fellow at CERI since 1988 and deputy director of the center between 2000 and 2003. Director of the Centre franÃ§ais de recherche en sciences sociales (CEFRES) in Prague from 2004 to 2006. LSE-Science Po Alliance Professor at the European Institute of the London School of Economics and Political Science from 2006 to 2008.. Member of the editorial boards or scientific councils of Critique internationale, Politique europÃ©enne, the Journal of European Integration.Jacques Rupnik is Senior research fellow at CERI and visiting professor at the College of Europe, Bruges since 1999. Former research associate at the Russian Research Center, Harvard University (1974-1975); Eastern Europe analyst for the BBC World Service from 1977 to 1982 when he joined CERI. Executive director of the International Commission for the Balkans, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (1995-1996) and drafter of its report Unfinished Peace; member of the Independent International Commission on Kosovo (1999-2000) and co-author of The Kosovo Report (Oxford UP, 2000); Co-editor of TranseuropÃ©ennes (1992-2003). Advisor to the President of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Havel (1990-1992); advisor to the European Commission 2007 - 2010.Member of the scientific committee of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague (1998-2007); member of the scientific board of the Prague Institute of International Relations (since 2007). Visiting professor in the Department of Government, Harvard University (2006). He has published several books since The Other Europe (London 1989) and edited (among others) International Perspectives on the Balkans (2003), Les Banlieues de lï¿½Europe, les politiques de voisinage de lï¿½UE (2007).