Laure Neumayer

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Laure Neumayer
Scientific career
FieldsPolitical science
InstitutionsUniversity of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

Laure Neumayer (born 1973)[1] is a French political scientist. She is a maîtresse de conférences at the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne and a senior researcher of the Centre européen de sociologie et de science politique in Paris. She is particularly known for her work on the politics of memory, especially related to post-communist states in Central Europe. Her early work focused on the enlargement of the European Union and the Europeanization of Central European states, and she has written on Euroscepticism.[2][3][4] Between 1997 and 2002 Neumayer was a member of the French Centre for Social Science Research in Prague, in spring of 2002 a Junior Fellow at the Collegium Budapest-Institute for Advanced Studies, between 2013 and 2018 a Junior Member of the Institut Universitaire de France and a visiting scholar at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University in New York City in spring of 2018.[5]

Selected works[edit]

  • The Criminalisation of Communism in the European Political Space after the Cold War, Routledge, 2019
  • Criminaliser le passé ? La mémoire des passés autoritaires en Europe et en Amérique latine, co-edited with Sophie Baby and Frédéric Zalewski, Presses Universitaires de Nanterre/L’Apprimerie, 2019.
  • History, Memory and Politics in Central and Eastern Europe: Memory Games, co-edited with Georges Mink, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
  • L’Europe contestée: Espaces et enjeux des positionnements contre l’intégration européenne, co-edited with Antoine Roger and Frédéric Zalewski, Editions Michel Houdiard, 2008.
  • L’Europe et ses passés douloureux, co-edited with Georges Mink, La Découverte, 2007.
  • L’enjeu européen dans les transformations postcommunistes, 2006.


  1. ^ "Laure Neumayer". VIAF. Retrieved 12 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Laure Neumayer". CNRS. Retrieved 12 December 2020.
  3. ^ "L' " euroscepticisme " à la tchèque". Radio Prague. Retrieved 12 December 2020.
  4. ^ Seidendorf, Stefan (2008). "Building a Polity, Creating a Memory? Europe's Constitutionalization and Europe's Past". German Law Journal. 9 (10): 1369–1374.
  5. ^ "The Criminalization of Communism in the European Political Space after the Cold War". Harriman Institute. Retrieved 15 February 2022.