Didier Revest is a Senior Lecturer in British Civilization Studies at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis. One of his main research areas is the British periphery. He is the author of Le Leurre de l’ethnicité et de ses doubles : le cas du pays de Galles et de l’Ecosse (2006). He has also edited Britishness: Whence and Whither? (2008), and written various articles about devolution and nationalism in Scotland and Wales.