Eve Gianoncelli

holds a doctorate in political science from the University of Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis and is currently the Deakin Fellow at the European Studies Centre, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. Her research lies at the intersection of intellectual history, the sociology of intellectuals, political theory and gender studies. She is currently researching new forms of conservatism in France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States, from a comparative and transnational perspective.


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We’re not Beauvoirians, but...

Conservative intellectuals and Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir seems impossible to avoid when discussing feminism, even to this day. Seventy years after ‘The Second Sex’ was published, Eve Gianoncelli reviews French new conservative authors who set out to forget about Beauvoir, only to be found captured by her most influential legacy.

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