Alternative Ways of Living in the City are Needed to Bring cities to Life

Photo: Lonely silhouette walking in front of run-down buildings in a street in Paris - Credits: @ Ivan Bastien / Shutterstock

In 2016, Thomas Aguilera received three awards* for his PhD thesis** in which he analyses public policy on squats and slums in the regions of Paris and Madrid. It shows that illegality is not a by-product of capitalist and liberal societies but is in fact at the heart of the state-building process. Public authorities produce and exploit illegality in order to govern societies. Governments produce vulnerabilities as much as welfare. Interview.

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Anne-Sophie Roux

Student in the Master of Political Science talks about her plans for a humanitarian mission 

Civic Engagement is one for the Greatest Levers for Crisis Resolution

Anne-Sophie Roux

Anne-Sophie Roux is a student in the Master of Political Science programme at the Sciences Po Doctoral School. She has decided to take a gap year to pursue a unique personal project: in July 2016, she is leaving on an extended humanitarian-focused trip with the aim of reporting on populations affected by climate change.

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