Centre interdisciplinaire sur les enjeux stratégiques (CIENS)

The Centre interdisciplinaire d’études sur les enjeux stratégiques (CIENS) is a research and teaching platform dedicated to nuclear defense and strategic issues in the broadest sense, with an interdisciplinary approach and as part of a partnership between ENS, ANSSI (Agence nationale de sécurité des systèmes d’information), the French Ministry of Defense and CEA (Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives).

Upcoming events

From 25th to 29th nov 2024​

PSL Week / Outer Space, Cyber & Hybrid Warfare: New Areas of Conflictuality

Location : ENS, 45 rue d'Ulm

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News

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...

At a time when Donald Trump, candidate in the American presidential election, seems to be calling into question transatlantic solidarity with his European allies within NATO, and in the context...

We are delighted to announce that CIENS courses will resume in the second semester from January 22, 2024. Details of each of our different courses are already available in the...

This research seminar is led by Frédéric Gloriant and Pierre-Louis Six. Format: 6 sessions of 2 hours, 3 ECTS. This course is validated as part of the DENS program. It...

CIENS teamed up with the Philosophy Department of the ENS to organize two days of reflection, on January 30 and 31, 2024, to pay tribute to the thought and work...

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...