11 April 2018

Understanding inequalities in higher education steering

Agnès van Zanten is a CNRS research director, a member of the Observatory for Social Change (OSC) and a professor at Sciences Po. She co-leads the LIEPP’s “educational policies” program […]
10 April 2018
Palais du Luxembourg By Ibex73 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Lawmaking: a spurt of acceleration

The emergency procedure, renamed accelerated one since 2008, enables the government to call for a conciliation committee between the Assembly and the Senate after one reading only. It can be seen as […]
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 Metropolis of Lyon (Cifre), where […]
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 Technology”. Devoted to the transformation […]
25 January 2017

Will Paris become a green city?

“Paris lacks green spaces”: how many times has this statement been made?! A strong need for Nature has become apparent among the citizens of one of Europe’s most densely populated […]
22 May 2016

Digital humanities: learning from an experiment

Humanities have always been intensely interactive and social; a vibrant ecosystem of shared and reworked ideas. However, many have argued that digital humanities are reframing the work scholars do in […]
20 May 2016

A new-generation electoral survey

In 2015, the French Ministry of the Interior awarded CEVIPOF a grant to develop and conduct a “new generation” electoral survey, called “The French Electoral Survey (EnEF2017)”. This program took […]