1 April 2018
Macro photo of tooth wheel mechanism with SUSTAINABILITY, ECONOMY, SOCIETY and ENVIRONMENT words imprinted on metal surface by EtiAmmos via shutterstock_737412403

The new paths of economic science

The financial crisis that began in 2008 in the United States before hitting Europe, overturned the understanding of, and approaches to economics. Some consensuses were […]
30 March 2018
President Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam standing in front of world map, during meeting with Lyndon B. Johnson in Hawaii by Yoichi R. Okamoto [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The History of the World is Asian. Another vision of the 20th century

Pierre Grosser is an expert in international relations, particularly the Cold War. In his latest book, L’Histoire du Monde se fait en Asie. Une autre […]
21 February 2018
Claude Dityvon, "199-30A-LA COURNEUVE-BIDONVILLE-1967. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 FR

What has become of slum children?

What do people who have spent their childhood in slums become? Are they doomed to a lifetime of poverty? Are they still stigmatized decades later? […]
14 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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]