Energetic. Supportive. Eccentric. Intellectual. Non-traditional. Witty. Brilliant. Passionate. When colleagues and alumni are asked to describe the late Dean Emeritus Peter J. Awn of the Columbia University School of General Studies, adjectives begin to flow. As of September 2019, his name will adorn the state-of-the-art library of our Reims campus.More
Our colleague and friend, anthropologist Fariba Adelkhah, was arrested in Iran in early June 2019. A specialist in Iranian sociology, Adelkhah has been Director of Research at Sciences Po’s Centre for International Research (CERI) since 1993. Despite continued efforts on the part of this institution and the French authorities, Fariba Adelkhah remains in incarceration today.More
In mid-July, 2019, the arrest and detention of Sciences Po researcher Fariba Adelkhah was made public. At that time, she had been imprisoned for nearly two months. Though she holds both French and Iranian nationalities, she has not - as of July 29, 2019 - benefitted from a French consular visit, as dual citizenship is not recognised in Iran. The Sciences Po faculty published the following message in support of their colleague.
Under the high patronage of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, the first annual U7+ Alliance Summit took place at Sciences Po on July 9 & 10, 2019, with 47 university leaders from 18 countries. The purpose of the summit was to formalise and vote on a series of founding principles for the U7+ Alliance, and for universities to commit to associated concrete actions to tackle global issues, within their own communities, in the context of the upcoming G7 Summit in Biarritz in August 2019.More
At this year's graduation ceremonies, we'll be celebrating 100 years of women at Sciences Po. Indeed, the first female student entered Sciences Po in 1919. Though we have an active policy of equality today, how have things changed for women over the years at Sciences Po? With the help of the Gender Equality Pole, the Sciences Po Archives (DRIS), Sylvaine Detchemendy and the historian Marie Scot, we celebrate the history of women by compiling 5 key dates.More
Earlier this week, Sciences Po welcomed Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, Professor Stephen Toope, who came to exchange with President Frédéric Mion about the current partnership and collaboration between the two universities. A new Memorandum of Understanding was signed to further strengthen collaboration at the research and doctoral levels.More
Sciences Po improves once again its global position in "Politics and International Studies", moving up, after three successive years in 4th place, to 3rd position globally in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by subject, released on 27 February, 2019. Just behind Harvard University and the University of Oxford, Sciences Po is the first university of continental Europe and this discipline.More
With the arrival of 18 new academics this year, Sciences Po proves its status as a highly attractive global centre for research. As well as contributing to the university’s network and research output, these new additions to the faculty will play a vital role in the education of students, introducing them to the latest developments in the humanities and social sciences. Scroll through to learn more about their research interests and backgrounds or download the pdf (4.84Mb).More