15 February 2022

Fight Against Corruption: Shared Principles, Different Practices

A recent PhD graduate of Sciences Po, Sofia Wickberg was awarded the #StopCorruption association prize for her analysis of anti-corruption policies. She has come back […]
12 February 2022

Counting Populations to Better Govern?

The Birth of the Census in Spain and its Empire in the 19th Century How did the Spanish state set up a census of its […]
8 July 2021

Writing the History of the Future

For her doctoral thesis, Sibylle Duhautois set herself the challenge of writing the history of the future as it was imagined within international organisations during […]
16 March 2021

Defending Humanity by Protecting its Heritage

A New Mandate for UN Peace Operations Following the destruction of World Heritage sites in Mali, Iraq, and Syria between 2012 and 2015, the UN […]
16 March 2021

The Origins of Social Assistance: Helping and Controlling

Lola Zappi is a recent history PhD graduate of Sciences Po whose thesis, which was awarded the Chancellery Prize and the Social Security History Committee […]
13 February 2020
Monaco HLM. Crédits image : Lena/flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Access to Social Housing: Discrimination on All Levels

In her doctoral thesis, Marine Bourgeois enlightens us as to how discrimination is forged regarding access to social housing. Through direct observations, interviews with professionals, […]
13 February 2020
Brancardiers portant secours à un blessé français : [photographie de presse] / [Agence Rol]. Source BNF/Gallica

The birth of medical emergencies

The number of visits to emergency medical services keeps growing. According to statistics from the Ministry of Solidarity and Health, it doubled between 1996 and […]
10 July 2019

From Unemployment to Part-Time Work

by Hadrien Clouet, young resarcher in sociology The major unemployment rates that Western societies have been experiencing for over 30 years generate great individual suffering […]
20 November 2018
Airbus A400M par Aleksandr Markin - CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Arming France: national independence or international cooperation?

In its defense procurement why does the French state choose to pursue both “Made in France” production and international cooperation in Europe and with the […]