Sciences-po upcoming seminars and conferences, November-December 2012

Seminars of the Centre d’études européennes:

« Attitudes à l’égard de l’Europe chez les nouveaux entrants », 13 November 2012, Sciences Po, CEE, Paris.
With Borbala Goncz (Université Corvinus, Budapest, visiting Fellow Sciences Po, CEE). Discussion: Adrian Favell and Nuria Garcia (Sciences Po, CEE).
Please find more information here.

« Legislative Activity and Gridlock in the European Union », 11 December 2012, Sciences Po, CEE, Paris
With Simon Hix, London School of Economics. Discussion: Hélène Caune and Nicolas Sauger, Sciences Po, CEE
Please find more information here.

Final Conference of the research project MUTORG-ADMI « L’Etat en mutations. Réformes et fusions dans l’administration française (2007-2012) », 15-16 November, Sciences Po, CEE and CSO, CERSA, LATTS, RiTME-INRA, Paris.
Please find more information here as well as the programme.

International Conference “Governing the Metropolis: Powers and Territories. New Directions for Research”, 28-30 November 2012, Sciences Po, CEE, City of Paris and Laboratoire Techniques, Territoires et Sociétés (LATTS, University Paris-Est), Paris
The development of metropolises has given rise to controversy in the academic debate and in society at large. The conference aims to discuss these controversies, particularly – but not exclusively – on four of them are presented below. Today, large cities face a challenge of governance, because their tissue political, social, economic and cultural are integrated into the two major trends of decentralization and globalization. Decentralization, at work since the early 1980s in Europe and in many countries around the world, has precipitated on the local political scene, local communities and populations, opening in some way by the system of actors down. Globalization – and the process of European integration – have introduced new actors such as supranational organizations (such as the EU), multinational corporations or internationally oriented and associative structures supranational, by opening up the system of actors.
Please find more information here.