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

Sylvain KahnHistoire de la construction de l'Europe depuis 1945, PUF, oct. 2021, 372 p. 


Sabine DullinL'ironie du destin. Une histoire des Russes et de leur empire (1853-1991), Petite bibliothèque Payot - Histoire, 299 p.

Nicolas Delalande, Blaise Truong-Loï, Histoire politique du XIXe siècle, Presses de Sciences Po, oct. 2021, 422 p.

Crédits : © Handrian/ShutterstockHistoire@Politique n°44.  Les "petits candidats" aux élections présidentielles en France depuis 1965, dossier coordonné par Fabien Conord et Gilles Richard, 09/21

Emilien RuizTrop de fonctionnaires ? Histoire d'une obsession française (XIXe-XXIe siècle), Fayard, 29/09/2021

Jean-Christophe Coffin et Anatole Le Bras (dir.),L'enfant et l'asile au XXe siècle, Revue d'histoire de l'enfance "irrégulière", n°23, 09/2021

Elissa Mailänder Amour, mariage, sexualité. Une histoire intime du nazisme (1930-1950), coll. L'Univers historique, Le Seuil, 512 pages, sortie le 07/10/2021

Sabine DullinL'ironie du destin. Une histoire des Russes et de leur empire (1853-1991), Petite bibliothèque Payot - Histoire, 224 p., sortie le 06/10/2021 

David Colon, Les Maîtres de la manipulation, Ed. Tallandier, Sept. 2021

Sophie Houdart et Mélanie Pavy, The Radiant thing, Arts & Societies #122, August 2021

Mathieu Fulla, Marc Lazar, Les socialistes européens et l'État, Ed. de l'Aube/ Fondation Jean-Jaurès, August 2021

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