juillet 2011

Patrick Le Galès elected member of the prestigious British Academy

Patrick Le Galès, CNRS Director of Research at Sciences Po’s Centre d’Etudes Européennes and professor at Sciences Po has been elected corresponding Fellow of the Political Science section of the British Academy. He is the first French to be elected as member of the Political Science section. Founded in 1902, the British Academy is the humanities/social sciences counterpart of the Royal Society (which is devoted to the “hard” sciences). The election of Patrick Le Galès will cement the international recognition of his work. A graduate of Sciences Po, Nuffield College Oxford and the [...]

RECWOWE – Reconciling Work and Welfare in Europe

The Research project implemented by the Network of Excellence RECWOWE has come to its end. It was conducted by Bruno Palier, as scientific coordinator (CEE-Sciences Po/CNRS) and Denis Bouget as general coordinator (Université de Nantes, MSH Nantes) and funded by the European Commission in the framework of PCRD. Its paramount objective was to study relationships between work and welfare in order to elaborate strategies for managing and resolving the multiple tensions between them. It led to design proposals which may be used by the national and European decision-making bodies. It also served [...]

The Stanley Hoffmann Prize Awarded to Bruno Palier and Kathleen Thelen

The Stanley Hoffmann Prize For Best Article on French Politics Awarded to Bruno Palier (CEE) and Kathleen Thelen (MIT) Inaugurated in 2004, this award – administered by the French Politics Group of the American Political Science Association with the Association Française de Science Politique – is awarded to the best  English-language article on French Politics published in a peer-reviewed journal during the previous two years.  This year,  301 articles were considered. The awarded article was published in Politics and Society  (march 2010) by Bruno Palier (Centre [...]

La sous-déclaration des maladies professionnelles à l’épreuve de la silicose, par Paul-André Rosental

L’histoire de la silicose en tant que maladie professionnelle – la plus mortelle à ce jour dans l’histoire humaine – illustre de façon exemplaire les enjeux des pathologies liées au travail. L’indemnisation des victimes étant à la charge des employeurs, la reconnaissance des maladies professionnelles et leur réparation financière font l’objet, de la part des entreprises, de stratégies de minimisation qui se traduisent notamment par leur sous-enregistrement statistique massif. La mécanisation de l’extraction du charbon et l’utilisation d’explosifs dans les mines ont [...]