In the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union, many analysts and experts argued that the world had reached the “end of history” [Fukuyama, 1992] and that regional and local organizations and free trade agreements (among which the European Union appeared to be a model... Plus
Pacte is a social sciences research centre affiliated to France National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Grenoble Alpes University (UGA) and the Grenoble Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po Grenoble).
Its members are committed to building common languages and horizontal knowledge on the changes underway in society, and their political, territorial, sociological and ecological implications. Interdisciplinarity is central to its practice, through sharing and confronting methods, epistemologies and common fieldwork. Pacte brings together the majority of Grenoble’s researchers in geography, urban planning and territorial development, on the one hand, political science and sociology on the other, together with hosting several economists, historians, and specialists in information and communication sciences. Learn more
Pacte accepts interns, PhD students, post-docs and researchers under contract for specific research projects, but also engineers and technicians.
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