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 […]
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 […]
2 October 2017

Commemorating the Holocaust after the war

Simon Perego, a recent PhD graduate from Sciences Po’s History Center devoted his thesis, supervised by Claire Andrieu, to commemorations of the Holocaust in the […]
30 September 2017

The 1970s: the European left and globalization

istorians consider the 1970s to be a key turning point in European and international politics. After observing that this era’s major transformations, especially the decline […]
28 February 2017
Lieutenant Colonel Charles Vaughan, Commandant Commando Depot, inspecting French troops during a parade to mark Bastille Day at Achnacarry in Scotland, 17 July 1943. Crédits : collections of the Imperial War Museums.

A new perspective on the Allied war effort during the Second World War

How did cooperation between the British army and Allied forces work? How were the “free French” in particular integrated into the British armed forces and […]
27 February 2017

Beyond our borders

Using history and comparative studies, several research projects shed light on the state of elections beyond our borders. United States of America: when the electorate […]
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 […]
20 May 2016

When history sheds light on the evolution of an ecosystem

The coasts of Mediterranean Europe: ecosystems, societies and conflicts in the 19th and 20th centuries, USPC Junior Chair of Excellence awarded to Giacomo Parrinello Coastal […]
12 March 2016

Ambiguous social rights

Paul-André Rosental, university professor at Sciences Po’s Centre for History, and associate researcher at the French National Institute for Demographic Studies (INED), devotes his research […]