Romain Bertrand

Centre for International Research and Studies

Romain Bertrand is a research director at the Centre for International Research and Studies (CERI, Sciences Po-CNRS). He is the author of "L’Histoire à parts égales. Récits d’une rencontre Orient-Occident.(XVIe-XVIIe siècles)," Paris, Le Seuil, 2011 (History in Equal Shares. Accounts of East-West Encounters, 16th-17th Centuries).

Articles by Romain Bertrand


The Palace and the Harbor

Thursday, January 4, 2018

As fair trade and corporate social responsibility (CSR) gain traction as responses to a perceived neglect of ethics in business today, a look back at Asia-Europe exchanges in the early modern era reminds us that trade has always been a moral endeavor.