Centre interdisciplinaire sur les enjeux stratégiques (CIENS)

CIENS is recruiting a cyber post-doc

Applications to be submitted by 5 June 2024 at the latest. The post-doctoral fellow will develop the cyber section of CIENS’ research and teaching activities.

Publication: Ukrainian and Russian nuclear trajectories since the end of the Cold War


Following on from the Russia-Ukraine cycle organized by CIENS last March, Frédéric Gloriant has published an article on Ukrainian and Russian nuclear trajectories since the end of the Cold War: an attempt at periodization (1986-2023) on Cairn.info, the humanities and social sciences portal. The article, which is particularly relevant to current events, is freely available […]

CIENS, guest on Arte

Yannick Pincé Historien au Centre Interdisciplinaire sur les Enjeux Stratégiques (CIENS) Zentrum für Strategische Herausforderungen (CIENS)

Yannick Pincé, CIENS associate researcher, debated Tuesday April 30 on Elisabeth Quin’s 28 minutes with Bruno Tertrais, deputy director of the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique and Laura Kayali, defense correspondent at Politico Europe. The guests reacted to President Emmanuel Macron’s comments on European defense and nuclear weapons. Watch the program here. Yannick Pincé has […]

An innovative course on space: three questions for Lise Dubois

A course with an innovative and original approach will start at CIENS on Thursday March 28. It focuses on space issues and the geostrategic challenges posed by the democratization of access to outer space. We interviewed CIENS lecturers Lise Dubois and Guillaume Schlumberger, who designed the course. What are the pedagogical objectives of your course, […]

Seminar on misinformation in the age of Artificial Intelligence

The rapid development of generative AI promises a revolution in our relationship to news information, the structuring of political debate and decision-making. How can we understand their impact on our national and international political systems? This political sociology seminar bridges the gap between research and the worlds of expertise. It aims to provide a scientific […]

A new look for CIENS: three questions for Frédéric Gloriant, CIENS Director

CIENS is getting a facelift, with expanded teaching and research themes, new management and a reinforced team of researchers. Frédéric Gloriant, the new director, answers our questions.  What are CIENS’ objectives and challenges? The “core business” of CIENS is the study of high-intensity inter-state conflict, with a focus on the possibility of escalation to extremes […]