Award ceremony

Sciences Po European Heritage Prize
  • Mostar Bridge in BosniaMostar Bridge in Bosnia

What can the city of Schengen, Spanish Poet Federico Garcia Lorca’s sepulture, and the Mostar bridge in Bosnia have in common? Those three sites have been elected has symbols of the European reconciliation, and were among the eight finalists for Sciences Po’s award for European heritage.

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Ukraine-Russia: geopolitics and economics sanctions

  • Sergei Guriev, Florent Parmentier and Alain FrachonSergei Guriev, Florent Parmentier and Alain Frachon

Le 16 avril 2015, Sergei Guriev, Professeur d'économie à Sciences Po, et Alain Frachon, éditorialiste au journal Le Monde, dans un débat modéré par Florent Parmentier de l'École d'Affaires publiques ont discuté, les conséquences des sanctions économiques décidées contre la Russie suite au conflit en Ukraine. Ils ont interrogé l'éventualité de nouvelles sanctions, et la situation dans la région.

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Quantitative easing

By Benoit Coeuré, member of the executive board of the ECB
  • Benoit Coeuré, member of the executive board of the ECBBenoit Coeuré, member of the executive board of the ECB

Benoit Coeuré, affiliate professor at the Department of Economics at Sciences Po and member of the executive board of the European Central Bank, discussed the recent decision about quantitative easing and the European monetary policy.

In a session moderated by Philippe Martin, Professor of Economics at Sciences Po, he answered the many questions students had about this major policy and its consequences, as well as on the economic perspectives in Europe for 2015 and beyond.

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Building a better Europe

By Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary of the UK Treasury
  • Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary of the UK TreasuryDanny Alexander, Chief Secretary of the UK Treasury

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris, Chief Secretary to the UK Treasury Danny Alexander’s at Sciences Po on building a better Europe, on January 23rd.

Introduced by Jean-Pierre Landau, Dean of the School of Public Affairs, Danny Alexander spoke about the importance of Europe for the UK, and of the UK for Europe. The rising opposition to the EU calls for important reforms aimed at fostering growth at a European level, he claimed. He argued that a Europe which would be more flexible, more competitive, more democratically accountable would be stronger for it.

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Sciences Po Award for European Heritage

European Culture at the School of Public Affairs
  • Delacroix’s workshop, © 2009 Louvre Museum/Antoine MongodinDelacroix’s workshop, © 2009 Louvre Museum/Antoine Mongodin

A future professional of the cultural sector needs to know how to design, implement and evaluate a cultural project in an international context. Through an innovative pedagogy, the School of Public Affairs at Sciences Po equips students with those tools and know-how.

It is with this aim in mind that the Sciences Po Award for European Heritage was created. A pedagogical exercise, it encourages students in the culture policy stream to learn by acting.

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