French politics and political theory
The rise of Emmanuel Macron
France and the European Union
Populism and the crisis of European democracy
Natalie is an internationally recognised specialist on the work of French political philosopher and commentator Marcel Gauchet, acclaimed for his analysis of globalisation, of the crisis of European democracy and the politics surrounding individualism and neo-liberalism. She is a senior lecturer in the School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts and has been contributing to the undergraduate program teaching courses on French society and politics. In 2006 and 2007, she played a major role in the establishment of the Monash European and EU Centre, until 2019. She is the author of Marcel Gauchet and the Loss of Common Purpose (Lexington books 2017.Read more about Natalie Doyle's research
Natalie Doyle's Articles
Will COVID break the EU bonds?
As the pandemic causes economic devastation, disunity is growing among member nations over how to best respond.
Beyond a rebuild
More than an architectural marvel, it remains to be seen if the damaged Notre-Dame will be caught up in the divisions of French society, or play a role as a symbol of unity.
Forgotten people strike back
Brexit and the 'yellow vest' protests in Paris are symptoms of a growing discontent among people economically abandoned by globalisation.
Crisis ended? Don't speak too soon
Greece Prime Minister Alex Tsipras has declared that the country is back on its feet, but the numbers indicate its problems are far from over.
A world in transition
All the framework used to make sense of the world's problems no longer seems to account for what we experience today.