Futurepol seminars

Monday 16th June 2014 - 12:30-14:30

The discovering of social "complexity"

With Ariane Leendertz (MPIfG Cologne).

Monday 19th May 2014 - 14:00-17:00

Decision science, neoliberalism and rational order


Sonja Amadae (Ohio State University and Harvard University)
Nicolas Guilhot (CNRS, CIRHUS, New York University).


Dominique Pestre (EHESS, Centre Koyré)

Monday, 2nd December 2013

Global Futures and Policy Making


Diana Mangalagiu
Angela Wilkinson

Monday, 23rd September 2013

Late Socialist Governance and Post-Socialist Future


Michal Kopecek (Acadmy of Science, Prague): "The Art of Governance in Late Socialism: Authoritarian Rule, Expert Knowledge, Exit Strategies in Czechoslovakia and East Central Europe"
Michal Pullmann (Charles University): "Shaping the Socialist Future: Labor, Social Harmony and Leadership in Late Communist Czechosolovakia"
Discussion: Johanna Bockman (Georges Mason University) 

Monday, 18th March 2013

The Emergence of 'Relevant Knowledge' in Environmental Predictions and Global Change


Sverker Sörlin (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
Paul Warde (University of East Anglia)
discussion: Paul Edwards (University of Michigan, visiting professor at Sciences Po)

Tuesday, 12th February 2013

Nuclear Futures


Soraya Boudia (Université Paris Est Marne-la-Vallée)
Gabrielle Hecht (University of Michigan)
Discussion: Luis Aparicio (ANDRA)

Monday, 12th February 2013

A Modern Way of Knowing: The Turn to the Future in Economics 


  • Mary Poovey (New York University)
  • Discussion: Martin Giraudeau (London School of Economics)

Tuesday, 27th November 2012

Futures by proxy: The making of robust knowledge in U.S. think tanks 


Christina Garsten (Stockholm University/Department of Social Anthropology)
discussion: Marion Fourcade (Sciences Po/UC Berkeley)

Tuesday, 23rd October 2012

Fictional expectations and future generations: Futures in economic sociology


Jens Beckert (MPIfG/IAE Paris)
Benjamin Lemoine (Sciences Po/CSO)
discussion: Patrick Le Galès (Sciences Po/Cee, Cnrs) 

Tuesday, 25th September 2012

Presentation of the book L'Apocalypse joyeuse: une histoire du risque technologique (Seuil, 2012) 

With Jean-Baptiste FRESSOZ (Imperial College London/Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine) 

Tuesday, 18th Septembre 2012

Prospective in France : origins, usages and transformations


Jenny ANDERSSON (Sciences Po/CEE, CNRS)
Nicolas RIO (IEP de Lyon/Triangle – Acadie)
Chloë VIDAL(ENS Lyon/EVS&IRPhiL – Regional council Rhône-Alpes)
discussion: Philippe BEZES (Paris 1/CERSA, CNRS) 

Wednesday, 13th June 2012

The sociology of the future in a globally connected and interdependent world: A new agenda for social sciences?

With Barbara Adam (Cardiff University/ Cardiff School of Social Sciences)

Thursday, 7th June 2012

A political history of techno-scientific governance: The shaping of transnational networks of cold war elites

Leena RISKA-CAMPBELL (University of Helsinki)
discussion: Marie-Laure DJELIC (ESSEC Business School) 

Tuesday, 3rd May 2012

Futurepol launching conference 

Jenny ANDERSSON (Sciences Po,CEE, CNRS)
Nicolas DELALANDE (Sciences Po, Centre d’histoire)
Pierre LASCOUMES (Sciences Po, CEE, CNRS)
Bruno LATOUR (Sciences Po, CSO)
Marie-Claire LAVABRE (ISP Nanterre Paris 10/chercheuse associée au CEE)
Stefan VARGOLICI (Sciences Po/CEE)
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