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Axis 1. Programme 2. Mobility, kinship and gender relations

12 January 2009 andres 0

This programme analyses the relations between the mobility of people and kinship relations, in both an anthropological and demographic framework. The demographic approach examines the changes brought about by migrations through the study of marriage or fertility rates, whereas the anthropological approach analyses the transformations of family relations. This double approach leads to exchanges and collaborations between researchers from both disciplines, enabling a more dynamic presentation of the transformations in [Lire la suite…]

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Axis 3. Programme 3. Memories and group membership across generations

11 January 2009 andres 0

The research led in this program also considers the reconstruction of the past for contemporary uses, yet on an individual or family level rather than on a regional or national level, clearly contrasting with the institutional and political production of collective memory studied in programme 1. Research in this programme focuses on the conveyance of the past across generations, whether through the recounting of personal experience, research on which also [Lire la suite…]

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Axis 2. Programme 3. Discourse, staging and conflicts involving otherness

11 January 2009 andres 0

The research conducted in the framework of this programme focuses on the public confrontation- in the daily life of individuals, in political discourse or movements, in social science research- of representations, discourse and practices which contribute to the decrease or reinforcement of boundaries between groups that see themselves or are designated as different. Beyond the diversity of its authors, rationales and procedures, the research in this programme attests to the [Lire la suite…]

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Axis 1. Programme 3. Forms of employment and relations between national and ethnic groups

11 January 2009 andres 0

This programme brings together researchers whose work relates to the following theme. In western societies, the relations between migrations and labour have evolved, leading to the development of research that takes into consideration the diversification of employment forms and the status and the professional relations involving the migrant worker. The effects of these changes on certain categories of the national working population, in particular those with immigrant family heritage, are [Lire la suite…]

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Axis 3. Programme 4. States, borders, territories, otherness

10 January 2009 andres 0

This programme deals with identity distribution through analysis of relations between modes of production of otherness, modes of political management and modes of State territorial production. These latter, through political and administrative injunctions, can organise the redistribution of identities that are conjointly statutory and territorial within one country or region (Mali). They can also refer to borders and border zones separating nation States (Guyana/ Surinam; Kenya/Uganda; Thailand/Laos), and to these [Lire la suite…]

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Laura Schuft

8 September 2007 Schuft Laura 0

Version française Schuft Laura Contact : Send an email PhD – Sociology Assistant professor – Faculty of Sports Sciences URMIS : Research Unit Migrations & Society (CNRS UMR 8245) Université Nice Sophia Antipolis CURRENT RESEARCH: BODY, HEALTH, DIFFERENCE My research works with several theoretical frameworks (social relations of power, sociology of health, sociology of the body), applying them to the (re)production of social difference- in terms of the body, gender, socioeconomic status [Lire la suite…]