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About Pierre Rosanvallon

Pierre Rosanvallon is a French intellectual and historian. He is a professor at the Collège de France, where he holds the chair in modern and contemporary political history. He is also director of studies at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. In 2002, he created the intellectual workshop La République des Idées.

Pierre Rosanvallon es un intelectual e historiador francés. Es profesor en el Collège de France, donde ejerce la cátedra de historia política moderna y contemporánea. También es director de estudios en la École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. En 2002, creó el taller intelectual La République des Idées.

Pierre Rosanvallon é um intelectual e historiador francês. É professor no Collège de France, onde exerce a cátedra de historia política moderna e contemporânea. Também é director de estudos na École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. Em 2002, criou o workshop intelectual La République des Idées.

Articles by Pierre Rosanvallon

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Nationalism as a substitute for equality

Real equality cannot be achieved through distribution alone, but by relying on personal relationships with one another. If we are to reduce inequality, and fight populism, we must rehabilitate equality. Interview. Español

El nacionalismo como sustituto de la igualdad

La igualdad no se logrará solo con la redistribución, sino basándonos en las relaciones personales entre los ciudadanos. Para reducir la desigualdad y combatir al populismo hay que rehabilitar la igualdad. English

Europe in perplexity

An age of globalisation, terrorism, and geopolitical shifts also finds Europe at the end of three great historical cycles. Its thinkers seem bereft of creative, inspiring ideas. Europe, says the French thinker Pierre Rosanvallon, needs to reformulate a new idea of progress in the international order.
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