In April 2019, Sciences Po became a member of the University Consortium, a project created in 2015 following the observation of the decline in academic expertise on Russia in the West and the renewal of tensions in East-West relations. The University Consortium was effectively born out of the desire to create a space for dialogue and common reflection on the security issues in the Euro-Atlantic zone at a moment where relations between Russia, Europe and the US are in crisis and marked by a strong diplomatic, media and ideological polarisation.More
Why are small islands more vulnerable to the global and major ordeal of climate change? How do they face this huge challenge and what can we learn from their experience? These are among the crucial questions examined by Carola Klöck and Michael Fink in their recently coedited volume entitled Dealing with Climate Change on Small Islands: Toward Effective and Sustainable Adaptation, published by Universitätsverlag Göttingen.
This interview was originally published on the CERI website.More
Adam Baczko conducts research on the formation of legal institutions by armed movements and international actors in contexts of armed conflict, with a particular focus on Afghanistan and Syria. Adam joined CERI as CNRS researcher in September 2019.
Interview conducted by Corinne Deloy and translated into English by Miriam Perier and Caitlin Gordon Walker (CERI).More
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.More
The goal of the new Chair in Sovereign Debt, hosted by the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA), is to study sovereign financing and debt sustainability. Through the association of debt practitioners and renowned academics, this Chair aims to become an international reference on the issue.
Sean Theriault (University of Texas at Austin, Department of Government) is fascinated by congressional decision-making and is currently researching the effect of interpersonal relationships within the U.S. Congress. In view of the upcoming event at Sciences Po, Emiliano Grossman (Sciences Po, CEE) and Jen Schradie (Sciences Po, OSC) asked for his opinion on recent developments in American politics.More
During a moving ceremony on 13 November 2019, Sciences Po awarded the sociologist Viviana Zelizer and the economist Joseph Stiglitz the titles of Docteur honoris causa. This distinction was given to Dr. Zelizer for her work as the founder of a new school of economic sociology, and to Dr. Stiglitz as the figure of the new Keynesian economy. The invaluable contributions made to their respective disciplines were highlighted in the praises of Jeanne Lazarus and Jean-Paul Fitoussi, respectively.More
In November 2019, Christophe Jaffrelot, CNRS Senior researcher at Sciences Po, CERI, was elected member of the prestigious French Académie des sciences morales et politiques. He accepted to answer our questions on his career as a researcher and teacher at Sciences Po.
This interview was conducted by Miriam Perier.More
Political scientist Olivier Dabène is the author of Street Art and Democracy in Latin America, published by Palgrave Macmillan. In this interview, the author presents the results of a several year long project in multiple cities of Latin America, during which he investigated and questioned the relationship between street art and (local) democracy.More