French political theory
The rise of President Macron
Natalie is a senior lecturer in the School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts, and until 2008 was deputy director of the Monash European and EU Centre. She's been contributing to the undergraduate program teaching courses on French society and politics, and supervised honours and PhD theses on a range of topics, including European and European Union issues. She played a major role in the establishment of the Monash European and EU Centre in 1996-1997. She's 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.
Natalie Doyle's Articles
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.