Xavier Houdoy

Cartographic Editor, Regional expertise : Asia, Research fellow at the Noria South Asia Program

 

A PhD candidate at the French Institute of Geopolitics, University of Paris 8, Xavier Houdoy deals with contemporary state logics and dynamics in India’s North-East. His research focuses on the State-building process still ongoing in the region, alternatively embodied by security policies and development initiatives, and its multiple impacts on a territory that figures as a “space of resistance”.Affiliated to the Centre for Social Sciences and Humanities (CSH) in New Delhi from September 2013 to September 2015, he has conducted extensive fieldwork in New Delhi and throughout several North-East states.

Xavier Houdoy is also Research Fellow at the Noria South Asia Program.

Research Topics : Borderlands, State-making and nation-building processes, asymetric federalism, foreign policy, non-state actors

Publications on Noria

Sectarian Strategies, National Settings and the War Economy in Syria and Iraq

Sectarian Strategies, National Settings and the War Economy in Syria and Iraq

Adam BACZKO, Robin BEAUMONT, Arthur QUESNAY Maps by Xavier HOUDOY These maps were designed by Xavier Houdoy for Noria, with the support of the European Research Council-funded program WAFAW. They were based on data gathered by Adam Baczko, Robin Beaumont, Felix...

IPI and TAPI Gas Pipeline Projects

IPI and TAPI Gas Pipeline Projects

This map was designed by Xavier Houdoy for Noria, and was first published as an illustration of Mélissa Levaillant's article "The Indian Dilemma: New Delhi's Foreign Policy Towards Iran". To use this map from Noria’s website, please provide...