Nicolas Delalande

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Associate professor
Political history of the State and Social Inequalities (19th-20th Centuries), History of Political Economy (Credit, Debt, and Taxation), Transnational and Global History

Associate Professor (tenured)

Nicolas Delalande is Associate Professor at the Centre for History at Sciences Po. He holds an Habilitation Thesis (2018, EHESS) and supervises PhDs in political, economic, and social history. 

His research focuses on the history of the State, inequalities, and solidarities in Europe over the 19th and 20th centuries. 

In 2019, he published La Lutte et l'Entraide. L'âge des solidarités ouvrières (Paris, Seuil, 2019, to be translated in English in 2022), an inquiry into the history of international working-class solidarities since the creation of the International Workingmen's Association in 1864. Beforehand, he had worked on the history of consent and resistances to taxation (Les Batailles de l'impôt. Consentement et résistances de 1789 à nos jours, Paris, Seuil, 2011 and 2014).

Latest Publications 

with Nicolas Barreyre (dir.), A World of Public Debts. A Political History (Palgrave MacMillan, 2020 : https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-48794-2), coming out of an international research project conducted between 2015 and 2020.

with Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel, Pierre Singaravélou, Bénédicte Vincent (dir.), Dictionnaire historique de la comparaison (Paris, Éditions de la Sorbonne, 2020 : http://www.editionsdelasorbonne.fr/fr/livre/?GCOI=28405100278230). 

H-Diplo Roundtable on France in the World. A New Global History (Other Press, 2019), with Michael C. Behrent, Patrick Boucheron, J.P. Daughton, Miranda Spieler, Zrinka Stahuljak, novembre 2020 (https://networks.h-net.org/node/28443/discussions/6679342/h-diplo-roundtable-xxii-11-france-world-new-global-history).

In 2019, he published La Lutte et l'Entraide. L'âge des solidarités ouvrières (Paris, Seuil, 2019, to be translated in English in 2022), an inquiry into the history of international working-class solidarities since the creation of the International Workingmen's Association in 1864. Beforehand, he had worked on the history of consent and resistances to taxation (Les Batailles de l'impôt. et résistances de 1789 à nos jours, Paris, Seuil, 2011 and 2014). 

 

He was one of the coordinators, with Patrick Boucheron, Florian Mazel, Yann Potin and Pierre Singaravélou, of Histoire mondiale de la France (Seuil, 2017), translated as France in the world. A New Global History (Other Press, 2019).

 

At Sciences Po, he convenes the general seminar of the Centre for History and, with Alain Chatriot, a reading and interdisciplinary seminar on the State. He teaches on 19th century European history ("Révolutions, empires et nations", 1st year lecture), the social uses of the past ("Récits, représentations et usages du passé", 2nd year lecture, major "Humanités politiques"), the history of capitalism, and recent historiographical debates. 

He is a chief-editor at La Vie des Idées, and a member of several editorial boards (French Historical Studies, La Revue d'histoire du XIXe siècle, Histoire@Politique and Gouvernement et Action publique) . Together with Claire Andrieu and Sylvie Thénault, he is in charge of the History series at Presses de Sciences Po. 

Other Activities

  • Elected Member of Sciences Po Scientific Council
  • Chief-editor at La Vie des Idées
  • Member of the editorial board of French Historical Studies
  • Codirector of the History Series at Presses de Sciences Po (with Claire Andrieu and Sylvie Thénault)

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