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The results of the essay competition held by the Department of Political Sciences and International Relations have been announced

This summer the Department of PSIR held an essay competition. PSIR majors from classes of 2021 and 2022 were invited to share their thoughts on this question: «Since the collapse of Soviet Union, there has been a religious revival in Central Asia. What do you think are the main reasons explaining this increase of religiosity? […]

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The book by professor Jean Francois Caron has been nominated for “The Quill and the Sword”

Initially published in English with Manchester University Press (2018), the French version of Prof. Jean-François Caron’s Theory of the Super Soldier: The Morality of Capacity-Increasing Technologies in the Military has been nominated alongside two other books for “The Quill and the Sword” prize organized by the French military which rewards the best book on a […]

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Professor Helene Thibault’s photo has been selected on the cover of the Nationalities Papers Journal

Dr. Helene Thibault, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations Department: One of my photos selected to be on the cover of the Nationalities Papers Journal! Dr. Helene Thibault submitted this photo at the occasion of the 2019 edition of the Association for the Studies of Nationalities conference, which she attends in NY every […]

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What would Machiavelli say about political power and authority if he was alive today?

What would Machiavelli say about political power and authority if he was alive today? Find out more in Jean-Francois Caron’s newest book in his 2.0 version of this classic in Political Science, Associate Professor of the Department of Political Sciences and International Relations: https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9789811503528 The book updates the ideas of the famous political philosopher from […]

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“Transforming Tajikistan: Interview with Hélène Thibault about her latest book”

Helene Thibault, Assistant Professor of Department of Political Science & International Relations has published a book titled “Transforming Tajikistan: State-building and Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia”. Here is the link to an interview with Helene Thibault on her new book: Transforming Post-Soviet Tajikistan: An Interview with Hélène Thibault […]

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