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August 18, 2017

In this article, “An Unexpected Journey
A few lessons from Sciences Po médialab’s experience” Tommaso Venturini, Mathieu Jacomy, Axel Meunier,
Bruno Latour Big Data & Society July–December 2017: 1–11 accessible on line, we present a few lessons we learnt in the establishment of the Sciences Po médialab. As an interdisciplinary laboratory associating social scientists, code developers and information designers, the me ́dialab is not one...

April 10, 2017

A San Giorgio Dialog at the invitation of the Cini Foundation, in Venice, 12th-15th of September 2017
with Didier Debaise, Scott Gilbert, Bruno Karsenti, Bruno Latour, Tim Lenton, Mike Lynch, Kyle McGee, Tim Mitchell, Isabelle Stengers, Simon Schaffer, Shirley Strum, David Western
Do you remember the Aesopian Fable of the Belly and the Members, or the letter of Paul to the Corinthians about the Body and the Church, of The Fable of the Bees by Mandeville, or the somewhat dangerous association of pests and foreigners, or the more recent attempts to think of the Earth as a giant...

January 22, 2017

What is SPEAP?
The Experimental Programme in Political Arts (SPEAP) is a one-year Master's programme at the School of Public Affairs for mid-career professionals with at least 4 years of professional experience. This full-time programme brings together architects, designers, academics, public servants, managers, researchers, administrators, activists and curators who wish to enhance their skills, develop inventive tools and give a new momentum to their career.
This multidisciplinary...

April 18, 2016

Warning: after 6 years SPEAP continues with a new formula:
Admission Procedure 2016-17

What is SPEAP?
The Experimental Program in Political Arts (SPEAP) is a one-year Master of the School of Public Affairs for mi-career professionals with at least 4 year of professional experience. The program is a full-time curriculum designed for young professionals (artists, architects, designers, academics, public servants, managers, researchers, administrators, activists, curators…) who wish to enhance their skills, to deepen their education or to give a new momentum to their...

April 12, 2016

The AIME team and the students of SPEAP make a special effort for the week to organize a virtual visit of Reset Modernity! and the other shows at ZKM through the twitter links.

February 6, 2016

After Iconoclash in 2002 and Making Things Public in 2005, Reset Modernity! an exhibition that continues the AIME project (An Inquiry into Modes of Existence) will open in Karlsruhe, at the ZKM.

February 3, 2016

Created seven years ago, the médialab of Sciences Po is a very lively and innovative research group that is specialized in crossing the boundary between social theory (at the beginning mainly ANT and Tarde inspired social research) and the new abundance of digital traces.

November 7, 2015

The simulation of the COP-21 done in Sciences Po in May 2015 in the Amandiers theatre in Nanterre near Paris had mobilized 200 students from many universities around the world and has explored a very original procedure, one that tried to approximate the "Parliament of Things" that has been the object of many studies over the year. This innovation in political theory and international relations, is now visible as a film realized by David Borstein and Les films de l'air. It is now available in English as a video on demand on the...

September 13, 2015

Some explanation on the fate of the Gifford Lectures given in February 2013. I had put the text of the lecture on the web thinking it could be published soon with Polity. However, I had a lot of work to do with AIME and many new thoughts on the question of Gaia. In the meantime, I had them translated in French. When I started to prepare the French publication, I rewrote them entirely and added two new lectures. The argument is, I hope, much better and more focused and sharp, but now only in French. It will be issued in October by La Découverte. So now I have to ask the remarkable...

June 25, 2015

There is one thing more difficult than to tell good from evil, it is to decide which time we are in, which epoch, and on which land we have our feet on. I was reminded of that difficulty Saturday at the border when the police officer, after having asked me what research I was doing, and on learning that I work en environment with a special interest for the drought, retorted: “Drought, which drought? Have you not read the Bible, it is all there, 7 years dry, 7 years wet, I have been in California for forty years, it’s always like this, it never fails. So don’t believe environmentalists,...