18 December 2019

Household Money, a Policy Issue

United States, 2008: “For Sale” signs cropped up in front of thousands of houses, becoming a symbol of almost forced household indebtedness. But as scandalous […]
18 December 2019
Allianz builing at la Défense. 2017

Regulating Insurance in Europe: a Frustrated Ambition

Finance immediately brings to mind the banking system and financial markets. The insurance sector’s major role is often overlooked. It plays a major role because […]
18 December 2019
Occupy Wall Street March 16, 2012.

Less Finance, Less Inequality? Ten Years After the Crisis

Drawing on his research on the structure of remuneration in the financial industry and on a collective project underway studying the evolution of inequalities in […]
10 July 2019
Cogito 7

Cogito 7 – Freedom, equality, fraternity and culture(s)

It is under the motto “Freedom, equality, fraternity” that is placed this Cogito. Universal aspirations fragile, sometimes contradictory, they are today endangered by inequalities, authoritarian […]
10 July 2019
Title: Iron White Man, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

Indian lessons

Louis Assier-Andrieu took his first steps in research alongside Claude Lévi-Strauss. As an anthropologist, and then historian, sociologist, and lawyer, he has long conducted field […]
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 […]
10 July 2019
La survie des juifs en France (1940-1944)

The Survival of the Jews in France, 1940-1944

Internationally recognised for his work on genocide and more generally mass violence, Jacques Semelin,  Emeritus Researcher Director at the Centre for International Research (CNRS), has […]
10 July 2019

Are domestics back?

Over the past few decades, France has actively been supporting jobs in services to individuals, to the point that the sector currently involves 1.2 million […]
10 July 2019

What remains of the workers’ internationals?

Who remembers that worker unions used to be organized at the international level, much earlier than the corporate and financial worlds? In his book La […]