John Laughland
John Laughland holds a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Oxford, he studied at Munich University and has been a lecturer at the Sorbonne (Paris III) and at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris. He currently teaches history at the University Institute of St Pius X in Paris.  He also holds the French post-doctoral degree, the 'habilitation,' for his work on sovereignty in international relations, and he is a Research Fellow at the ECLJ.
 
He is the author of several books, most notably: The Death of Politics: France Under Mitterrand (1994); The Tainted Source, the Undemocratic Origins of the European Idea (1997); A History of Political Trials from Charles I to Charles Taylor (Peter Lang, Oxford, 2nd edition, 2016).