Plausible Norms of Warfare: Interview with Richard Beardsworth

Plausible Norms of Warfare: Interview with Richard Beardsworth

The December 2020 issue of the European Review of International Studies (ERIS) on the Ethics of War offers an original range of contributions on the norms of warfare. The guest editors—Richard Beardsworth (POLIS, University of Leeds) and Ariel Colonomos (CERI – Sciences Po)—have attracted among the best authors in the field and have co-authored the introduction to the issue, available in open access. Professor Richard Beardsworth, the new director of the School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) at the University of Leeds, answered our questions on the special issue. Interview by Christian Lequesne and François Rocchi.

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Sciences Po’s Research Magazine Analyses Migration from Multiple Angles

Sciences Po’s Research Magazine Analyses Migration from Multiple Angles

Migration, Diversity, & Mobility, the latest November 2020 issue of Sciences Po’s research magazine, COGITO, covers a timely and important subject. Sciences Po’s Migration and Diversity group, which brings together Sciences Po researchers from multiple disciplines, contributed to the publication. The articles culminate in a multifaceted analysis fitting for migration’s diverse forms. Overall, the publication compiles research that sheds light on migration issues of the past and present, so as to better understand them in the future.

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Eight New Researchers at Sciences Po

Eight New Researchers at Sciences Po

In 2020, Sciences Po welcomed eight new members to its permanent faculty. Eight researchers who, each in their own field of expertise, open doors to new knowledge for our research and our teaching. These new thinkers strengthen our research units, irrigate our courses, and reinforce Sciences Po's presence in public debate. Discover their bios below!

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The U.S. Presidential Elections and the Issue of Race

The U.S. Presidential Elections and the Issue of Race

Daniel Sabbagh is a Senior Research Fellow at the CERI Sciences Po (Centre de recherches internationales). His research interests include antidiscrimination and affirmative action policies considered from a comparative and multidisciplinary perspective, multiculturalism, American law, theories of justice and equality, the domestic determinants of American foreign policy, and the death penalty in the United States.

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A Conversation on Political Theory

A Conversation on Political Theory

Astrid von Busekist and Michael Walzer's book Justice is Steady Work is now published! (The French edition, Penser la justice. Itinéraire du savoir was released in early 2020). This book is a conversation between two thinkers on some of the main themes explored by Michael Walzer throughout his career. Astrid von Busekist, Professor of Political Theory at Sciences Po, answered our questions and presented this thought-provoking dialogue.

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FOCUS / Autocracy: The Modern Dictatorship

FOCUS / Autocracy: The Modern Dictatorship

Dictators in the 20th century no longer rely on an official ideology to repress their populations: they present and disguise themselves as defenders of the people on social media and in the news. Instead of defeatism, Sergei Guriev, Professor and Director of Research at the Sciences Po Department of Economics, explains that democracy is a right that people do want, and one that must be built in the territory of information- tweet by tweet. Watch the episode above.

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Basic Relationships Between Epidemic, Economy, and Inequalities

Basic Relationships Between Epidemic, Economy, and Inequalities

The public debate on the current economic crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic has focused on rich countries. But how is this crisis truly “global”? What are the current inequalities with developing countries? Here is an overview with Jérôme Sgard, Professor of Political Economy at the Centre for International Studies (CERI) at Sciences Po and specialist in the construction and regulation of markets.

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