Pierre Rosanvallon reconsiders the notion of equality in front of HEC Paris students

10 October 2011

On 19th September, the student society “Le Salon” invited Pierre Rosanvallon to the HEC Paris campus to give a conference on the subject of “Reconsidering equality today”. Following the publication of his last book, “La Sociéte des égaux,” the historian and HEC Paris Alumni (1969) shared his reflections on the mutations of contemporary democracy with the HEC Paris students.
As Professor at the Collège de France (holding the Chair in Modern and Contemporary History of Politics), Director of studies at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), as well as Founder of the Think tank “La République des idées” and Manager of the website “”, Pierre Rosanvallon embodies both academic excellence and the image of the committed intellectual.
He was appointed HEC Paris Honoris Causa Professor in 2003.
You can find a full account of Pierre Rosanvallon’s conference on the “Le Salon” French website

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