Ethnography & Photography: An Uneasy Relationship

Ethnography & Photography: An Uneasy Relationship

From June 26-28, Sciences Po hosted the International Asian Studies Conference.  For the occasion, researchers working in various countries around Asia, from Pakistan to China to Laos, shared images that they had taken while conducting their fieldwork. 

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“Never lose your curiosity, or you will become cynical”

“Never lose your curiosity, or you will become cynical”

On Saturday, July 1st, the Sciences Po graduation ceremony took place at the Maison de la Radio in Paris. Arancha González, executive director of the International Trade Centre (ITC), a subsidiary body of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization (WTO), was one of the guest speakers.

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“judge all people through the lens of a dance party”

“judge all people through the lens of a dance party”

On Friday, June 30th, graduation ceremonies took place for the Sciences Po Urban School and the School of Public Affairs at the Maison de la Radio in Paris. William Cox, who earned a Master’s degree from the Urban School, was named a graduate of honour and gave a speech at the ceremony. 
 
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Congratulations to our 2017 graduates!

Congratulations to our 2017 graduates!

The Executive Director of the International Trade Centre, a former Prime Minister, a data scientist, a Member of Parliament, and, above all, graduates following extraordinary paths...
On Friday 30 June and Saturday 1 July 2017, in the main auditorium of the Maison de la Radio in Paris and in the presence of several prestigious guests, Sciences Po celebrated the graduation of 2,404 students from the 2017 cohort. Best of video.

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Graduation Day 2017: Watch the ceremonies

Graduation Day 2017: Watch the ceremonies

Celebrate. Share. Inspire. Those were the watchwords for the graduation ceremonies that were held at the Maison de Radio France in Paris on Friday, 30 June and Saturday, 1 July, for more than 1,800 graduating students and their families. Watch the ceremonies on our Livestream channel

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Democracy in China: An Inevitable Development?

Democracy in China: An Inevitable Development?

What is the potential for democratic development in China? How and when can democracy be implemented? What role should France have in China’s evolution towards democracy? 
Watch the interview with Chinese dissident Wang Dan to hear his analysis on democratic change in China and the significance of the younger generation.

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1989, Tiananmen Square

1989, Tiananmen Square

On June 26, 27 and 28, Sciences Po is hosting the International Asian Studies Conference. Over the three-day conference, participants from around the world will get to hear leading specialists of the region speak about their latest research. For the occasion, Sciences Po has invited a major witness to Asia's development: Wang Dan, one of the main spokespersons of the Tiananmen Square movement in 1989 and a strong advocate of democratic change to this day. Jean-Philippe Béja, China specialist and CNRS emeritus senior researcher at Sciences Po - CERI (Centre de recherches internationales), outlines the contributions of a committed campaigner for democracy.

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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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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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