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Francis CHENEVAL, Prof. Dr.

Francis Cheneval is Chair in Political Philosophy at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He studied philosophy, political science, and corporate finance at the Universities of Fribourg, Georgetown (Washington D.C.), and Zurich. He holds a Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Fribourg. Francis Cheneval has been lecturer and professor in Paris (École pratique des hautes études), Bogotá (Universidad de los Andes), Bruxelles (Université Libre de Bruxelles) and at several Swiss universities. He was a Senior Associate Member of St. Antony’s College (University of Oxford) and a Lecturer at the European Institute of the University of Geneva. For the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor (UNDP, New York) he served as Rapporteur for property rights. He is the author of La Cité des peuples (2005), a history of modern cosmopolitan thought. Francis Cheneval has written numerous publications on democracy, justice, international integration, and history of political thought.