Marie-Violaine Louvet is a Maître de Conférences (Lecturer) at Toulouse 1 – Capitole University. She completed her PhD “L’Irlande et le Moyen-Orient 1967-2013: Lectures domestiques, Discours politiques et Solidarités transnationales” in 2013 at Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle University. She graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan and is a holder of the Agrégation d’anglais. She is the author of Civil Society, Post-Colonialism and Transnational Solidarity: the Irish and the Middle East Conflict (Palgrave Macmillan 2016).