Jérôme Ferret is professor of sociology at the University of Toulouse Capitole, associate researcher at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Cadis, EHESS-CNRS) and co-director of the Maison des sciences de l’homme of Toulouse. His research focus on political violence, terrorism, the dynamics of confrontation between young people and the police in urban areas in France and Spain.