“When 'Gomorra' came out, it was met by a deafening silence.”

On 29 March, Italian author Roberto Saviano was at Sciences Po for the Italissimo festival to talk about literature, ethics and philosophy. Ten years after the publication of his best-seller Gomorra, Roberto Saviano invited students to reflect on the weight of words in the current era of immediacy and social networks. He also insisted on the need for Europe to adjust the rules of the economic game if it wants to combat organised crime. Watch the video.

Message to our communities

Message to our communities

Message from Director Frédéric Mion to the student community, teachers and employees of Sciences Po, sent Thursday, 19 April, 2018, following the occupation of some Sciences Po buildings by a group of students mobilized against the "Orientation et réussite des étudiants" law (ORE).

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Reconciling Human with Human Rights

Reconciling Human with Human Rights

Vanessa Topp is German but grew up in the United States. She studies Human Rights and Humanitarian Action at PSIA, the Paris School of International Affairs. Alongside her Master's, she volunteers her time and engages in aiding refugees in Paris. This summer, she plans to volunteer in a refugee camp in Greece.

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Cheers to 10 years of SPIT

Cheers to 10 years of SPIT

This past month, SPIT, the Sciences Po International Tasting competition celebrated its 10th anniversary. A blind wine and champagne tasting competition organized by Sciences Po’s oenology association, In Vino Veritas, gathers each year twelve student teams from French and International universities at Maison Bollinger. 

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Lifting the barriers to women entrepreneurship

Lifting the barriers to women entrepreneurship

Whether setting up a new business, negotiating a pay rise or taking on more responsibility in the workplace, women can be supported in reaching leadership positions. Sciences Po's new Women in Business Chair aims to improve understanding of the obstacles women face and spearhead action to remove them. Interview with Anne Boring, researcher in charge of the Chair. Anne’s work focuses on the analysis of gender inequalities in the professional world.

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Corporate & Social Responsibility at the heart of the brew

Corporate & Social Responsibility at the heart of the brew

Coffee is in danger. In a context of climate change and high utilization of pesticides and fertilizers, how does a company like Nespresso innovate to be and remain a positive company, with Corporate Social Responsibility at the heart of its business and brand purpose? Arnaud Deschamps, CEO of Nespresso France, came to Sciences Po invited by the School of Management and Innovation, to share his vision and discuss the brand's engagement to save coffee while respecting farmers and the planet.

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Rethinking the city

Rethinking the city

Patrick Le Galès, CNRS research director at Sciences Po’s Center for European Studies and Comparative Politics (CEE), dean of the Urban School and Fellow at the British Academy, has just received the prestigious CNRS silver medal. The distinction recognizes the quality of his research in political science and sociology, as well as his participation in the creation of the CEE, a leading laboratory for the social sciences in Europe, and the creation of Sciences Po’s Urban School three years ago.   

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Summer in Paris is a moveable feast

Summer in Paris is a moveable feast

Every summer, Sciences Po opens the doors of its Parisian campus to students from all over the world for the Sciences Po Summer School. An exceptional opportunity for cultural exchange, immersion and discovery, this year’s activities programme includes theatre and cinema outings, wine tasting classes, day trips to Monet’s home and garden in Giverny, the Loire Valley castles, Normandy, Reims and more. Discover in this video some of the highlights of the 2017 edition from the students themselves.
 
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