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

Hugo Carlier, La souveraineté monétaire dans l'empire colonial français 1879-1939, Editions Ithaka, juin 2021 [Ithaque-Marquet Prize]

Emilien Ruiz, "Inquantifiables fonctions publiques ?" Histoire et mesure XXXV, no. 2 (Juin 2021)

Maurice Vaïsse, Les relations internationales depuis 1945, Armand Colin, 05/2021

Romain Thomas, The Painter's Workshop, Arts and Societies, 04/2021

Territoires, politique et pollution, coordination du dossier par Stéphane Frioux, Histoire@Politique n° 43, 04/2021

Claire AndrieuTombés du ciel. Le sort des pilotes abattus en Europe 1939-1945, éditions Tallandier/ Ministère des Armées, 08/04/2021

Jean-François Sirinelli, Ce monde que nous avons perdu. Une histoire du vivre-ensemble, éditions Tallandier, 08/04/2021

Laurence Bertrand Dorléac (ed.), Roland Barthes. Arcimboldo ou Rhétoriqueur et magicien, Éditions de la Sorbonne, coll. Tirés à part, 08/04/2021

Maurice VaïsseLe Putsch d'Alger, Editions Odile Jacob, 31/03/2021

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