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Mr Théo Martins

17th century French writer Blaise Pascal

Théo Martins is the French Lector at Jesus College.

Academic interests

Théo Martins’ academic interests include: 

  • Early modern philosophy
  • Green political theory
  • Social sciences
  • Psychoanalysis.

Degrees obtained

  • BA/Licences, Nanterre and Pantheon-Sorbonne Universities (Paris X and Paris I).
  • MPhil/Master in History of Philosophy, Pantheon-Sorbonne University (Paris I).
  • Agrégation de philosophie.


“Retirez-moi du cœur tous mes jardins d’enfance,
Tout ce qui coule encor de trop tendre en mon sang.
Maintenant que ma vie à sa langueur consent,
Je crains, ô souvenir, votre suave offense.”

Prior to becoming the French Lector at Jesus College, I studied public affairs at Sciences-Po Paris (internship in the French National Assembly), social sciences at Lycée Henri-IV and, ultimately, philosophy at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS Ulm) and at the Pantheon-Sorbonne University. I also graduated in drama in Paris 15th and 10th districts Conservatories of Dramatic Arts.

This year, I am due to prepare a PhD project.

Other interests

Theater, hiking, Burgundy.

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Publications, links and resources

  • Martins, T. (2019) “Présence du troisième ordre”, Quaderni Leif, n°18, Catania.

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