Le Grand Syllabus 2016/2017
seront discutées à la lumière des acquis récents de la COP 21 (Paris) et des enjeux de la COP 22 (Marrakech). L'accent sera mis sur la façon dont la communauté scientiﬁque doit y contribuer, à travers le diagnostic du GIEC, mais aussi à travers d'autres formes d'expertises et de médiations scientiﬁques, destinées à des acteurs variés de la société, et ceci aussi bien pour les aspects liés à l'adaptation au réchauffement climatique qu'à son atténuation. Lectures principales demandées : Lectures recommandées en séance.
What kind of future public-private sector relationship will be optimal to take the most of the huge opportunities offered by science, technology and innovations ? The course will put focus in understanding interaction between global technological trends and creation of sustainable economic growth potential, and to identify and analyze future potentials in business and government collaboration. Required reading : to be deﬁned.
CHINESE POLITICS & GOVERNANCE
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
CHANGING DYNAMICS OF BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT COLLABORATION
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Stéphanie BALME (Researcher CERI - Sciences Po), Jérôme DOYON (doctorant). Prerequisite : No prerequisites. Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : Class participation 25% ; Individual assignment (oral or written presentation, TBD) 25% ; Final term paper 50%. 20-25 double-spaced pages including the bibliography. Topics will be discussed individually with the instructor based on the interests of the students. The students' performance will be judged mainly on the quality of the research problematic and the argumentation as well as their ability to be up to date with recent past and current issues. Pedagogical method : Lectures/seminars ; ppt presentations ; open discussions and debates. Academic Integrity Statement : Sciences Po does not tolerate cheating and/or plagiarism in any form. Course Description : China is now the ﬁrst largest economy in the world. As part of the BRICS, the People's Republic of China (PRC) has a huge impact in world affairs. Understanding its political system is therefore increasingly becoming essential to understanding the world. This course will analyze contemporary Chinese politics and governance from the beginning of the
Teachers : Esko AHO. Pedagogical format : Lecture alone Course validation : Type of assessment : takehome papers, oral presentation, individual, group, participation, etc. (minimum of two assessments). Course Description : The global economic turbulence together with revolutionary technological change and serious ecological risks are challenging traditional business and government collaboration. The social contract designed for traditional industrial societies does not work properly any more. There are deep ideological disagreements what kind of government intervention would be needed to adjust societies to new global realities. On one hand, there is a strong belief especially among major technology companies that less governmental intervention is good for innovation, growth and job creation. Simultaneously, populist movements crying for protectionism and active governmental interventions are getting stronger support both in Europe and America. There is an urgent need to rewrite the social contracts that govern our democracies as well as business and government collaboration. The critical questions are : How to provide high quality physical and intellectual resources and a favorable regulatory environment for private-sector growth but social and ecological sustainability as well ? 1512