10 July 2019

What remains of the workers’ internationals?

Who remembers that worker unions used to be organized at the international level, much earlier than the corporate and financial worlds? In his book La […]
6 July 2019

The legitimacy of random draws

Denigrated when used to select students in some university programs, or appreciated as a means to breathe new life into democracy, random draws are controversial. […]
4 July 2019

Modi India: national-populism and ethnic democracy

Drawing on an extensive study, Christophe Jaffrelot, research director at the Center for International Studies, vividly portrays a nationalist in his latest book, Modi’s India: […]
26 November 2018
Yemen by Dan via Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0

Yemen, terra incognita

While the conflict ravaging Yemen is at the source of a grave humanitarian crisis, it is only furtively mentioned in the media. To understand this […]
5 November 2018
Lyon, France - March 15, 2017: Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes building in Lyon. Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes is a region of France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014 par ricochet64, Shutterstock

Citizen representations of regional democracy

Sixteen of France’s twenty-one metropolitan regions in 2014 were redrawn in January 2015. In this new context, what is citizens’ relationship to their new region? […]
11 April 2018
На рождественском богослужении в церкви Знамения Пресвятой Богородицы. Crédits : Kremlin

God is not dead. He’s in politics

Around the world religion is back. Both domestically and internationally, religion is involved in social issues and politics. The objective of the book “L’Enjeu mondial: […]
11 April 2018
Banksy graffiti in Bethlehem, Palestine “La petite fille et le soldat”

Mediation: a key tool for pacification

How can one understand, interpret and explain international mediation? Is it possible to distinguish different forms of international mediation in the violent political conflicts of […]
22 September 2017

Nationalist diasporas? The Jewish American diaspora and long-distance nationalism

Do diasporas develop long-distance nationalism that expresses itself in a very radical way (uncompromising and extremist) and helps strengthen the ethnic identity of the “dispersed”? […]
28 February 2017

Policies at the margin of cities

In 2016 Thomas Aguilera received three awards* for his thesis on public policies towards squats and slums. He examines the ability (or inability) of public […]