Anti-Blackness and the Legacy of Colonialism at Sciences Po

By BEING BLACK AT SCIENCES PO
As more and more students entrusted us with sharing their experiences, the stories became more grave, signaling the extent of anti-Blackness as a  pervasive force endemic to Sciences Po as an institution. At all levels of the establishment, there  will always be Black Sciencespistes with their traumatizing experiences which forever impacted their educational trajectory  at this institution—they carry it as a burden, hushed and silenced, operating with the acute understanding that if they were to speak, no one—and especially not the administration—would take them seriously enough to handle the issue… Continue reading Anti-Blackness and the Legacy of Colonialism at Sciences Po

TikTok : et si c’était l’heure du changement ?

Par JOSEF NASR
Tik – tok. Deux simples et anodines syllabes, qui ne viennent pas ici désigner le bruit reconnaissable de l’horloge (« Tic-Tac » légère différence orthographique) mais viennent nommer un réseau social qui à l’instar de la pendule, sonne bel et bien l’heure du changement… Continue reading TikTok : et si c’était l’heure du changement ?

Iran : la croisée des chemins

Par JOSEF NASR
La question du nucléaire iranien déchaîne les analystes depuis l’annonce de la victoire de Biden aux présidentielles américaines. Souvent abordé à travers le seul prisme des relations entre les deux Etats, pour le moins tumultueuses depuis 1979 et la déposition du Chah par les révolutionnaires khomeynistes, le poker menteur actuel entre Washington et Téhéran quant à un éventuel retour à l’accord de 2015 soulève également des questions relatives aux enjeux régionaux qui en définissent le cadre. Continue reading Iran : la croisée des chemins

Conversations on Clubhouse, the new audio-chat app: China’s War on Uyghurs

By SALINA KUO
Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to explore the wonders of “Clubhouse,” the new audio-only conversation app. It’s exciting to see this “next big” social media novelty take the world by storm, but not as quickly as one might expect. It’s currently open to a beta group of iPhone users for testing, and access to the app is by invitation only—for now. Clubhouse is widely described as a hybrid between conference-calls and podcasts, though unlike a conventional podcast recording, you can now consider responding to the speakers in real time, given the opportunity… Continue reading Conversations on Clubhouse, the new audio-chat app: China’s War on Uyghurs