Fashion designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac at Sciences Po

On 7 April, fashion designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac delivered a masterclass at Sciences Po. Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, who has designed clothes for Rihanna and Lady Gaga, is renowned for his colourful and eccentric style. The designer spent two hours with students discussing his career path; experiences, achievements and uncertainties.
 
This event was organised as part of the “Rendez-vous de la création”, a new series of masterclasses launched by the Sciences Po School of Management and Innovation. These “rendez-vous” are designed to give students the opportunity to engage with major creators on issues of culture and innovation.

Five key figures on the Welcome Refugees programme

Five key figures on the Welcome Refugees programme

Since March 2016, Sciences Po has been taking an annual cohort of asylum-seeking or refugee students. Originally a student-led initiative, Welcome Refugees has now become a fully-fledged programme in partnership with the NGO Wintegreat. Sciences Po will be welcoming its third cohort this fall—an opportunity to take stock of the programme's progress with five key figures.

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The Paris Agreement: what can we expect from the US?

The Paris Agreement: what can we expect from the US?

On June 13th, the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) welcomed Sue Biniaz, adjunct professor at Columbia Law School and the US State Department’s former lead climate attorney, to Sciences Po. Having played a key role in international climate negotiations, such as COP21 and the Paris Agreement, she delivered her analysis on what we can expect today from the US following the announcement to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.

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Redefining the Field of History

Redefining the Field of History

How does one tell the history of any given country or actor?  What role should social processes have in the discussion and analysis of international relations and politics? What is the significance of collaboration among historians?
 
Watch Professor Gienow-Hecht discuss the recent controversy and debate among historians as well as current developments and innovations in the field. 
 
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REINVENTING THE WORLD

REINVENTING THE WORLD

Between May 31st and June 4th, 600 students from around the world gathered at Sciences Po to rethink international relations by taking part in the Paris International Model United Nations (PIMUN) conference. This event, which takes place in Paris each year, was founded in 2011 by students from several universities including Sciences Po, HEC and the Sorbonne.

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How Master in Advanced Global Studies students make the most of their professor

How Master in Advanced Global Studies students make the most of their professor

"It's interesting and stimulating for me, I hope it is for them too!" Lakhdar Brahimi, diplomat, former UN special envoy and iconic figure of international relations, is also a professor at the Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA). This year, the eminent professor agreed to take part in a slightly unusual exercise: to reverse the preparation for his Master in Advanced Global Studies course, letting the students structure it for him. They studied his career and his missions and submitted their questions to Mr. Brahimi before the course began. More

A new scholarship for Filipino students

A new scholarship for Filipino students

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Philippines has signed an agreement with Sciences Po to finance at least ten full scholarships for Filipino students admitted to Sciences Po at graduate level. Each scholarship covers tuition fees, living expenses, health insurance, the visa application and a return airfare ticket. In addition, Sciences Po will help subsidise scholarship students’ tuition fees. More

First cohort graduates from the Dual BA programme with the University of British Columbia

First cohort graduates from the Dual BA programme with the University of British Columbia

The graduation ceremony took place on 24 May 2017 at the UBC Vancouver campus in Canada. This year’s graduating class, composed of 12 different nationalities, was congratulated by the Consul General of France, a Sciences Po alumnus, who presented each graduate with their Sciences Po diploma. Praising the students’ achievements, he noted the special relationship between Canada and France, now embodied in the graduating cohort.

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Sebastião Salgado donates works to Sciences Po

Sebastião Salgado donates works to Sciences Po

On 29 May 2017, as part of the Political Observatory of Latin America and the Caribbean’s tenth anniversary celebrations, Sciences Po was honoured to receive two large-scale photographic works donated by Mr. Sebastião Salgado. This is the photographer's first donation to a university and the first time an artwork has been gifted to Sciences Po. The works, both 1.80m by 2.70m in size, are exhibited on the Sciences Po premises at 27 rue Saint-Guillaume, Paris, and can be viewed by all Sciences Po students, faculty members, staff and visitors.

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