7 June 2016

(Re) Producing healthy people

While the history of eugenics initially emphasized its totalitarian and criminal applications, new questions have emerged since 2000. How did this scientistic and non-egalitarian ideology […]
7 June 2016

Minimum Wage and Inequality

In a paper “The Minimum Wage and Inequality: The Effects of Education and Technology” published  in the Journal of Labor Economics, in January 2016, Zsofia […]
7 June 2016

Blasphemy is as much political as it is religious

In her book, Les bûchers de la liberté, (The stakes of freedom), Anastasia Colosimo, a PhD student at Sciences Po, analyses the highly topical notion […]
4 June 2016

Why does the State want to govern our behaviour?

“Eat, move”, “I eco-renovate, I economize”, “Generic medicines are great”, “Smoking kills”: What is the state doing when it thus interferes in our private lives […]
2 June 2016
Banque Centrale Européenne

Strength in (European ) Union?

L’économie européenne 2016, a French Economic Observatory (OFCE) collective work, edited by Jérôme Creel, helps grasp the magnitude of the crisis that European institutions are […]
2 June 2016

Legal fiction, ideology and global governance

Present since Roman law, legal fictions are often analyzed as contrivances allowing a fact to be considered proven even if it is a known falsehood, […]
30 May 2016

Algeria Modern. From Opacity to Complexity

In their book Algeria Modern. From Opacity to Complexity (Hurst Publishers, CERI Sciences Po Series, April 2016), Luis Martinez and Rasmus Alenius Boserup look at […]
22 May 2016

Digital humanities: learning from an experiment

Humanities have always been intensely interactive and social; a vibrant ecosystem of shared and reworked ideas. However, many have argued that digital humanities are reframing […]
20 May 2016

Thousand and one ways of being European

Sciences Po Law professor, Loïc Azoulai holds a Chair of excellence from Sorbonne Paris Cité entitled “Ways of being European. Legal systems, ways of belonging, […]