16 April 2023
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Why War?’ – A Philosophical Question?

By Frédéric Gros ‘But why war?’ The question seems naive and childish. It is fundamental, but made obsolete by the glaring absence of a definitive […]
15 December 2022

On the State and Religions in France

After his reference book on the relationship between religion and politics in the French Revolution(1)Lucien Jaume,  Le religieux et le politique dans la Révolution française. […]
13 June 2022

How Work Became a Revolutionary Concept

On the eve of the 1848 revolution, the founders of contemporary socialism—primarily Karl Marx and Pierre-Joseph Proudh——saw the working class as a unified entity: a […]
12 December 2021

Governing the Genome for a Brave New World?

By Guillaume Levrier, Centre for Political Science Lulu and Nana just turned three years old. The announcement of their birth during the second Human Genome […]
8 July 2021
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Measuring French Pessimism

The Latest Results of the Political Trust Barometer By Bruno Cautrès, Gilles Ivaldi, Luc Rouban, CEVIPOF The CEVIPOF ‘Political Trust Barometer’, first launched in 2009, […]
17 May 2021

Does Anger Play Into the Hands of Populism?

by Lou Safra Whether directed at elites or more broadly at the establishment, anger is a characteristic that many populist candidates and elected officials share. […]
16 March 2021

The Right-Left Cleavage is Very Much Alive

Much has been said about the disappearance of the left-right political division since Emmanuel Macron won the presidential election in 2017.  This vision, according to […]
16 March 2021

Passing Laws: When the End Justifies (or not) the Means

Even in democratic systems, governments are able to bypass regular legislative processes. What are the consequences, advantages and risks? To answer this question, Sylvain Brouard […]
3 July 2020

Artificial Intelligence: What Revolution Are We Talking About?

by Virginie Tournay, CEVIPOF* The prominence of digital technology and algorithms in collective life is often analyzed from a technological, organizational and economic perspective; but […]