On 23 February 2017, the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies at Sciences Po hosted a talk by Olli Kangas, Director of Governmental Relations in Kela - the Finnish Social Insurance Institution, on the basic income experiment in Finland. The current Finnish government, a Center-True Finns-Conservatives coalition, launched an experiment on basic income at the start of 2017, with Olli Kangas in charge.More
U Multirank* has just released its university rankings for 2017. Sciences Po maintains excellent scores for international orientation and research.More
It’s possible that targeted killings will be the only policy of president Barack Obama that the new resident of the White House will be eager to perpetuate.More
Raymond Kuhn, professor of politics at Queen Mary University of London, is one of the UK’s leading scholars of French politics. He is currently spending a few months as a visiting researcher at the Sciences Po Centre for Political Research (CEVIPOF). Sciences Po seized the opportunity to ask him for an analysis of the main trends of the French presidential campaign from the British point of view.More
Ariel Colonomos, a CNRS research professor at CERI Sciences Po, has just been awarded the 2017 International Studies Association (ISA) Ethics Book Award for his book Selling the Future: The Perils of Predicting Global Politics. In this book, Ariel Colonomos investigates the paradoxes of forecasting and future-telling, and explores today’s knowledge factories to reveal how our futures are shaped by social scientists, think-tanks and rating agencies. Interview.More
In recent years, far right parties in Europe have seemed to be inexorably gaining ground. Is the European Union poised to close itself off completely? Not necessarily.More
The QS World University Rankings by subject 2017 have just been released. This year, Sciences Po remains in fourth place worldwide for Politics & International Studies, alongside Harvard University, Oxford University and the London School of Economics, and is again the highest ranked in the subject in Continental Europe.More
The number of asylum seekers in Europe has more than doubled in recent years, representing the biggest movement of people to Europe since the Second World War.
What response can Europe provide? Cécile Kyenge, Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and former Minister for Integration in Italy, was this week invited to the Centre d’Etudes Européennes at Sciences Po to debate the issue at a conference focusing on the reception of refugees and asylum seekers in Europe.