13 October 2017

Obama facing crisis

As the United States experiences one of the most controversial times in its political life, an in-depth analysis of Barack Obama’s two terms does more than shed light on the […]
13 October 2017

International migrations: metropolises, places of inclusion or drivers of exclusion?

Virginie Guiraudon, CNRS research director at the Center for European Studies, studies immigration, asylum, and border control policies in Europe and beyond. Here she presents the range of integration and […]
12 October 2017

The challenges of metropolises: what is governed and what is not

Increasingly large and important metropolises Metropolitan development is primarily a question of scale: around thirty metropolises are about to surpass 15 million residents; six of them together account for 60% […]
12 October 2017

Are metropolises governable?

Metropolises are multiplying and experiencing exceptional growth. Around thirty of them are about to surpass 15 million residents. At the same time, they are facing colossal challenges arising from social, […]
12 October 2017

The waste crisis and urban fabric in Beirut

Geographer and urbanist, Eric Verdeil, a university professor and CERI researcher, is an expert on urban policies in the Middle East. Here he offers an analysis of the metabolism of […]
12 October 2017

Karachi: Ordered Disorder

Political scientist, Laurent Gayer is a CNRS researcher at Sciences Po’s Centre for International Relations (CERI). His research focuses on the Indian subcontinent region and principally explores urban dynamics and […]
12 October 2017

The slums of Mumbai, regulated anarchy

Sukriti Issar, a young Indian sociologist of Sciences Po’s Sociological Observatory of Change, focuses her research on urban policy in India, and especially unplanned urbanization phenomena in Mumbai. While her […]
12 October 2017

Divided cities: between fragmentation and integration

A research professor in the fields of urbanism and urban policies affiliated with Sciences Po’s Centre for European Studies, Marco Cremaschi has taught at several universities in France and abroad. […]
9 October 2017

Data’s effect on urban governance

Political science PhD Antoine Courmont wrote his thesis on the effects of Open data on urban government. His thesis was developed in partnership with the Metropolis of Lyon (Cifre), where […]