Sciences Po’s 63rd Meet the Author Day took place in the new René Rémond library.
On Saturday 4 December 2010, the Bureau des Arts and Sciences Po students organised the 63rd Meet the Author Day, with the theme of “Literature in the Singular.”
Sciences Po’s literary event of the year, Meet the Author Day, brought together a diverse gathering of a hundred or so renowned authors, including Bertrand Badie, Geneviève Brisac, Richard Descoings, Arthur Dreyfus, Max Gallo, Laurent Fabius, Patrick Poivre d'Arvor, Colombe Schneck, Rama Yade, and many more!
On the program: book-signings, a debate on “Reading and writing in the digital age” and an event involving France Culture’s “Des Papous dans la tête” literary program.
On Tuesday 23 November 2010, General David Petraeus, Commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, was hosted at Sciences Po by Richard Descoings and Ghassan Salamé, dean of PSIA, for a conference followed by a question and answer session with students.
A huge celebration, one-of-its-kind, was held on the 5th november 2010
Following an initiative taken by some alumni, the entire class that graduated in 2000 was invited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the graduation at Sciences Po on the 5th November 2010.
This big celebration filled with stories of reunion and reminiscence, that united more than 350 alumni, was organised with the support of the Alumni Sciences Po Association.
The amphitheatre Emile Boutmy where the addressing speeches took place, and the “Péniche” which was full of hustle and bustle during the cocktail, shall never forget this extraordinary evening.
35 out of the 40 admitted to the Ecole national d'adminstration (ENA) come from Sciences Po. A big congratulations to all of them.
Thursday 18 November -Room S1 - 28, rue des Saints-Pères - At 2.30 pm - Registration required
"The International Movement for Human Rights: Successes and Failures" by Aryeh Neier, President of the Open Society Foundations.
Introduced by Ghassan Salamé, Dean of PSIA.
PSIA invites you to a unique opportunity for debate with Aryeh Neier, a founder and former Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, he joined the Open Society Institute in 1993. The Open Society Foundations support public policies and initiatives around the globe that assure greater fairness in political, legal, and economic systems, and safeguard fundamental rights. The author of Taking Liberties, Mr. Neier has contributed more than 150 op-ed articles to newspapers including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe and the International Herald Tribune.
In this series of lectures by highly distinguished guests on pressing global issues, PSIA is opening a vibrant platform for public debate in international affairs In this series of lectures by highly distinguished guests on pressing global issues, PSIA is opening a vibrant platform for public debate in international affairs.
The French women's sabre team has won a bronze medal at the World Fencing Championships 2010.
Léonore Perrus, whose day job is managing business relations and corporate patronage at Sciences Po, hailed the perfect mindset that united and drove the team throughout the day.
Fostering transatlantic cultural, business and political leadership
4-27 October 2010
Alessia Lefebure, Director of Sciences Po’s Asia Pacific Centre, was selected to represent France in the prestigious Marshall Memorial Fellowship program. 15 young European leaders toured the United States meeting influential government officials, policy makers, academics, cultural figures, policy makers, and business leaders. The program aims to foster leadership links and deepen mutual understanding across the Atlantic.
Patrick Chen is a Sciences Po student. After completing his first two undergraduate years at the Europe-Asia campus in Le Havre, he chose Fudan University for his third year abroad. He takes English classes and is also studying Chinese, which he says is a crucial part of understanding the country's culture and beyond that, its pivotal role in international relations today.