Researcher

Frederic Bastien

Frédéric Bastien specializes in Canadian international relations and constitutional matters. He is the author of two books on Paris-Québec-Ottawa relations since the Quiet Revolution. Recently his scholarship focuses on the repatriation of the Constitution of 1982. Most recently, Dr. Bastien has published “La Bataille de Londres” (“The Battle of London: Trudeau, Thatcher, and the Fight for Canada’s Constitution“), a monograph focusing on the role of the Supreme Court of Canada in the repatriation of the constitution.

Publications

  • Bastien, Frédéric. La Bataille de Londres: dessous, secrets et coulisses rapatriement constitutionnel. Boréal: Montréal, 2013./The Battle of London: Trudeau, Thatcher, and the Fight for Canada’s Constitution. Dundurn Press, 2014. Translated by Jacob Hormel.
  • Bastien, Frédéric. Le poids de la coopération: le rapport du France – Québec. Québec Amérique: Québec, 2006.
  • Bastien, Frédéric. Relations particulères. Boréal: Montréal, 1999.

Education

  • PhD, History and International Politics, the Institut universitaire de hautes études internationales, Geneva, Switzerland

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