11 April 2018
Banksy graffiti in Bethlehem, Palestine “La petite fille et le soldat”

Mediation: a key tool for pacification

How can one understand, interpret and explain international mediation? Is it possible to distinguish different forms of international mediation in the violent political conflicts of […]
7 April 2018
France baie sel réservoir terrain Camargue marais salant Montagne salée Morts aiguë CC0 Domaine public

Understanding the Mediterranean salt giant through multidisciplinary research

The Mediterranean salt giant consists of salt layers that accumulated at the bottom of the Mediterranean 5.9 million years ago. Then, a tectonic shift caused […]
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 […]
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 […]
22 September 2017

Nationalist diasporas? The Jewish American diaspora and long-distance nationalism

Do diasporas develop long-distance nationalism that expresses itself in a very radical way (uncompromising and extremist) and helps strengthen the ethnic identity of the “dispersed”? […]
11 September 2017

Renewable energy and network structuring in Europe.

Understanding the interactions between renewable energy and territories It has become imperative to make our societies progress towards an energy transition. Territories have been recognized […]
14 February 2017
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Vulnerability of Knowledge and Nuclear

At a time when all states with nuclear weapons are launching multi-decade programs to “modernize” their arsenal, it is important to recognize that our societies’ […]
5 February 2017
Banksy freedom dove in Bethlehem.

Israel: reasons for peace

How has Israel’s peace camp evolved? What is the Israeli population’s mindset with regard to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? In his latest book, Israël et ses […]
24 June 2016

The political and social life of identification papers in Africa

The political and social life of identification papers in Africa is a project supported by the National Agency for Research for the 2016-2019 timeframe, and […]