The Sciences Po Centre for History

The Sciences Po Centre for History was founded in 1984 and brings together all research and teaching in history at Sciences Po, doctoral studies included. The CHSP is primarily concerned with political history, understood in the broadest sense and approached from a transnational and comparative perspective.

The CHSP has implemented several changes in recent years. We have increased and internationalised our staff, broadened our fields of research on a European and global scale, extended our chronological range back to the early modern period, and stepped up multidisciplinary collaboration. We have fully integrated our PhD students into our research activities, placed greater emphasis on their professional training, and regularly host post-doctoral fellows and visiting researchers.

At the CHSP, research and teaching are closely linked and geared towards a multidisciplinary, international outlook. We have 26 permanent faculty members, 50 PhD students, several post-doctoral fellows and 32 affiliated researchers, accompanied by a research support team.

We maintain several partnerships for academic collaboration with research centres, networks, and associations at the international level, such as with the London School of Economics and King’s College. The CHSP is active in the CIVICA network, established in 2019 by several major European universities including Sciences Po.

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The latest publications

Giacomo Canepa, Riabilitare gli italiani. Politiche dell'assistenza post-bellica e costruzione della cittadinanza, Viella, 2024 

Ch. Faucher, L. Humbert, G. Piketty et Th. Vaisset (dir.),  Françaises et Français libres, PUR, 2024 

Aurélie Luneau, Jean Bulot, La Libération. Chronologie et récits, PUF, Gallimard Jeunesse, 2024 La Libération. Chronologie et récits, PUF, Gallimard Jeunesse, 2024 

Bastien CabotLa gauche et les migrations. Une histoire de l'internationalisme, XIXe-XXIe siècle, PUF, 2024 

Paul-André Rosental, Les sentiers invisibles. Familles et migrations. France, XIXe siècle, CNRS Éditions, Biblis, 2024

Yves LéonardSalazar. Le dictateur énigmatique, Perrin, 2024

Laurence Bertrand DorléacL'art de la défaite, Points Histoire, 2024 [poche]

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