20 November 2018

Michel Rocard: from attraction to criticism of the media

Pierre-Emmanuel Guigo, a recent Sciences Po PhD graduate in history, traced Michel Rocard’s relationship to the media in his thesis: “The communication complex. Michel Rocard […]
26 October 2018
Image from page 195 of "L'art de jetter les bombes" (1685). Droits à l'image : Aucune restriction connue

Distributing trade maps: the gravity equation

Economics present a surprising empirical regularity expressed by what is called the gravity equation: in a given year, over at least the past century for […]
16 April 2018

The “Young Christian Workers Movement”, at the forefront of social activism

As part of a research project funded by the European Union, Guido Panvini, a postdoc at Sciences Po’s Center for History, is seeking to examine […]
10 April 2018

Europe: an open history

Europa notre histoire (Europa, our history) is a book of unparalleled breadth that was recently published by Les Arènes. It is a real editorial feat […]
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 […]
14 October 2017

The challenges of metropolises: what is governed and what is not

Increasingly large and important metropolises Metropolitan development is primarily a question of scale: around thirty metropolises are about to surpass 15 million residents; six of […]
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 […]