Webinar: The Welfare States During and After the Covid Crisis

Webinar: The Welfare States During and After the Covid Crisis

In this webinar, organised in the frame of CIVICA - The European University of Social Sciences - professors and researchers Waltraud Schelke (LSE), Anke Hassel (Hertie School of Governance), Anton Hemerijck (European University Institute, Florence) and Bruno Palier (LIEPP Sciences Po) discussed welfare states - before and after the Covid crisis.

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Webinar: The Social Impacts of Confinement

Webinar: The Social Impacts of Confinement

Since mid-March 2020, most of Europe has been under confinement: many sectors of production have come to a halt, and much of the service economy has been shut down. There is no doubt that the economic impacts will be enormous for most sectors, but on a societal level, who is hit the hardest by the confinement measures?

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Wildlife markets after Covid-19

Wildlife markets after Covid-19

The Covid-19 crisis has attracted widespread international attention to issues in wildlife trade, especially in the context of Chinese wildlife markets and regulation. In the webinar “The impacts of Covid-19 on wildlife management policies in China and the preparation of biodiversity COP15”, Aleksandar Rankovic at IDDRI, Aron White from the Environmental Investigation Agency, and Li Shuo from Greenpeace East Asia discuss existing problems in Chinese wildlife management policies for biodiversity, the need for a nuanced response in governmental and global administration, and opportunities for reforming wildlife management strategies in the postponed 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming (COP15).

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The Future of Luxury with Astrid Wendlandt

The Future of Luxury with Astrid Wendlandt

On 12 March 2020, author and journalist Astrid Wendlandt came to Sciences Po to give a masterclass on the evolution of the luxury industry over the past forty years and the major challenges the industry faces.

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Support for Fariba Adelkhah and Roland Marchal

Support for Fariba Adelkhah and Roland Marchal

Fariba Adelkhah and Roland Marchal, both researchers at the Sciences Po Center for International Studies (CERI), were arrested in Iran in early June 2019. Since then, they have been held in detention without valid legal grounds. On 31 January, 2020, the CERI organised a conference, "Captives Without Cause", aimed at contributing to the mobilisation for their release and raising awareness on the various issues (diplomatic, political, intellectual and human) linked to their detention. Many researchers, but also public figures familiar with the issue of arbitrary arrests and hostage situations were present.

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Joseph Stiglitz: Economics against Inequalities

Joseph Stiglitz: Economics against Inequalities

Closely associated with our university for many years, Joseph Stiglitz, recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics, is spending the autumn 2019 semester at Sciences Po, sharing the results of his work with students and fellow researchers. In this video, he reflects upon the motivations of his career, his past influences and his convictions for better policy making.

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The Friendship Tour: Stories Know No Borders

The Friendship Tour: Stories Know No Borders

“Please, let us in when we ask to come back.” Lee Child’s plea to the students in the audience forced a laugh from his colleagues on stage, Ken Follett, Kate Mosse and Jojo Moyes. On November 25, 2019, the four renowned British authors were at Sciences Po for the conclusion of the Ken Follett Friendship Tour, having been to numerous other European cities with the purpose of spreading the message: “We still love you!” 

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