12 October 2017

Are metropolises governable?

Metropolises are multiplying and experiencing exceptional growth. Around thirty of them are about to surpass 15 million residents. At the same time, they are facing […]
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 […]
9 October 2017

Data’s effect on urban governance

Political science PhD Antoine Courmont wrote his thesis on the effects of Open data on urban government. His thesis was developed in partnership with the […]
9 October 2017

Directory of Urban Research

Here you will find a list of permanent researchers, PhD students, young PhDs and associate and affiliated researchers working on urban issues. For most of […]
28 September 2017

How waste disrupts power relations in Lagos

Côme Salvaire, a PhD student at Sciences Po’s Center for International relations, has devoted his thesis to the architecture of urban political organizations through the […]
27 September 2017

Beyond Cogito: all Sciences Po urban research and courses

This feature presents some of the most critical issues facing megalopolises today, especially the ones transforming their governance models. in terms of problems: globalization, segregation, […]
20 September 2017

The “Cities and Digital Technology” Chair

On 27 March 2017, Sciences Po’s Urban School and the Center for European Studies established a new research and teaching chair called “Cities and Digital […]