Christine CABASSET


Publications Officer since 2018



Fields of interest

  • Territorial governance, including tourism, regarding sustainable development/climate change/urban and environmental policies, and social cohesion issues
  • Spatial, socio-economic and socio-cultural reconfigurations of coastal tourist resorts in a context of globalization
  • Strengthening and structuring South-East Asia / ASEAN



Christine Cabasset holds a PhD in geography and planning from the University of Paris-Sorbonne IV, is an associate researcher at the Centre Asie du Sud-Est (CASE - UMR 8170, CNRS-EHESS-Inalco) and has collaborated on numerous IRASEC scientific projects. A specialist in Indonesia and Timor-Leste, she resided for several years in the latter where she served as an advisor to the Ministry of Education and the UNDP. She has previously taught several fields of geography (urban, Southeast Asia, population, tourism, etc.) at the university, including Sorbonne Paris IV, INALCO and Evry Val d'Essonne. A member of the French Association for Research on Southeast Asia (AFRASE), she was a member of its board (2007-2012).


Selected bibliography



- Timor-Leste contemporain. L’émergence d’une Nation (co-édition avec Benjamim de Araújo e Corte Real et Frédéric Durand), IRASEC/Les Indes Savantes, Bangkok-Paris, 2014, 410 p.


Articles / Book Chapters

- "Les ZCD en Mer de Timor, d’un espace de tensions à un compromis entre le Timor-Leste et l’Australie", in Nathalie Fau et Benoit de Tréglodé (eds), Mers d’Asie du Sud-Est, coopération, intégration et sécurité, CNRS Edition, Paris, p. 195-228.

- « Timor-Leste. D’élections réussies, à une crise institutionnelle », in Claire Tran et Abigaël Pesses, L’Asie du Sud-Est 2018 : Bilan, enjeux, et perspectives, IRASEC/Les Indes Savantes, Paris, 2018, pp 400-426.

- "La poldérisation de la baie de Benoa à Bali : vers un nouveau puputan ?" (avec Jean Couteau et Michel Picard), Revue Archipel 93, 2017, pp. 151-197.

- "Permasalahan Lokal dan Nasional Menuju Tata Kelola yang Baik”, in Rémy Madinier (ed), Revolusi tak kunjung selesai. Potret Indonesia Masa Kini, IRASEC/KPG, Jakarta, 2017, pp. 509-545.

- "Timor-Leste. Le crocodile et le kangourou" [Timor-Leste. The crocodile and the kangaroo], in Claire Tran, Abigaël Pesses, L’Asie du Sud-Est 2017: Bilan, enjeux, et perspectives, IRASEC/Les Indes Savantes, Paris, 2017, p. 374-402.

- "Within-country spatial inequalities and local governance capacity: the case of Indonesia", in Bruno Jetin, Mia Mikic (eds), ASEAN Economic Community 2015: A model for Asia-wide regional integration? Palgrave mcmillan/IRASEC, New York, 2016, pp. 311-328.

- "Le tourisme en Indonésie, un enjeu local et national en quête de gouvernance", in Rémy Madinier (ed), Indonésie contemporaine, IRASEC/Les Indes Savantes, Paris, 2016, pp. 449-480.

- "Timor-Leste. Fixer les frontières", in Abigaël Pesses, L’Asie du Sud-Est 2016 : Bilan, enjeux, et perspectives, IRASEC/Les Indes Savantes, Bangkok-Paris, pp. 360-381.




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March 20, 2013