Gilles Kepel is Professor at the Department of Political Science at SciencePo in Paris since 2010. He is also member of the Institut Universitaire de France and Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE). He holds a Master degree in Philosophy and two PhDs in Sociology and Political Science. He has extensively published and is author of several books. His works focus on the main political events in the Middle East and North Africa region, with a particular attention to the issue of Muslims’ integration in Europe. He regularly publishes for “Le Monde”, “La Repubblica”, “El Pais” and “The New York Times”, as well as for leading Arab newspapers.