11 April 2018
Studio with studio with brick walls and ragged windows, spotlights, camera with special devices for shooting video Crédits Pavel L, Shutterstock

Creating illusion. Spotlight on the production designers

With support from the Foundation for the Social Sciences, which was created under the aegis of the Fondation de France, Gwenaële Rot, university professor and […]
11 April 2018
Pierre-Auguste_Renoir. Le Déjeuner des canotiers. Crédits : Domaine public

Is it useful to work on Sundays?

Is it useful to work on Sundays? Not according to Jean-Yves Boulin and Laurent Lesnard in their latest book Les Batailles du dimanche [Sunday battles]. […]
11 April 2018

Understanding inequalities in higher education steering

Agnès van Zanten is a CNRS research director, a member of the Observatory for Social Change (OSC) and a professor at Sciences Po. She co-leads […]
10 April 2018
Palais du Luxembourg By Ibex73 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Lawmaking: a spurt of acceleration

The emergency procedure, renamed accelerated one since 2008, enables the government to call for a conciliation committee between the Assembly and the Senate after one reading only. […]
6 April 2018

The effects of economic conditions on the sorting of jobs and workers

Are there more qualified unemployed people when the economy is in recession? Are the unemployed then more often forced to accept low-quality jobs? Conversely, do […]
13 October 2017

Cogito n°3

This third issue of Cogito opens with a feature on the fundamental challenges that metropolises are facing around the world with regard to the environment, […]
12 October 2017

The metropolises of risk

A CNRS research director at the Centre for the Sociology of Organizations, Olivier Borraz conducts research on risk governance. Initially focused on environmental and health […]
28 September 2017

How waste disrupts power relations in Lagos

Côme Salvaire, a PhD student at Sciences Po’s Center for International relations, has devoted his thesis to the architecture of urban political organizations through the […]
2 September 2017

When the Internet sheds light on the transformation of messages

We know that the transmission of messages between individuals is often imperfect and/or incomplete. The transformation of a single word or group of words can […]