12 December 2021

Are Communicable Diseases Only Communicable?

By Catherine Cavalin, IRISSO & LIEPP, and Paul-André Rosental, Centre for History Scope and Discussion of the Epidemiological Transition For half a century, the so-called […]
8 July 2021

Reading and Rereading Halévy

A theorist of Liberalism and the Crisis of Democratic Societies By Marie Scot, Centre of History In 2015, Éditions Les Belles Lettres, in partnership with […]
8 July 2021

Writing the History of the Future

For her doctoral thesis, Sibylle Duhautois set herself the challenge of writing the history of the future as it was imagined within international organisations during […]
17 May 2021

United States: a Tired Democracy Under Attack from Trumpian Populism

By Mario Del Pero The last US elections seem to have once again shown the vitality and adaptability of American democracy. The country had record […]
16 March 2021

The Origins of Social Assistance: Helping and Controlling

Lola Zappi is a recent history PhD graduate of Sciences Po whose thesis, which was awarded the Chancellery Prize and the Social Security History Committee […]
23 November 2020

Migration and Integration: Global Cities of the Mediterranean Region in the 18th Century

David Do Paço, Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Centre for History, investigates the production of social relations in situations of strong diversity on local, regional […]
3 July 2020

The Long End of Slavery in the Maghreb

While the end of slavery has been the subject of much research, its history is so diverse and complex that many of its dimensions remain […]
13 February 2020
Illustration de l'ouvrage de Alexandre de Bar - Le Tour du Monde (1860) représentant une maison des esprits et une scène de cannibalisme.

Colonial Transactions

In her most recent work, Colonial Transactions: Imaginaries, Bodies, and Histories in Gabon (Duke University Press, 2019), historian of Sub-Saharan Africa and researcher at the […]
18 December 2019

Finance: A Political and Social Challenge

All projects need financing. The State, businesses and households can either finance projects with their own funds or loans. While loans used to be in […]