School education, nation and otherness Comparative approaches to school systems in the South

22 November 2018 andres hervé 0
International Symposium, Maison des Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société Sud-Est (MSHS Sud Est), Nice (France), Thursday 13th February Access map This international conference will explore how the school contributes, along with other spaces and institutions, to building a national ‘imagined community’ in the so-called ‘South’. It will examine how school discourses and practices combine, in various ways and to different extents, an objective of cultural homogenization of the [Lire la suite…]
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Donna Melissa Espino Torres

15 October 2018 andres hervé 0
PhD student in anthropology and sociology at Paris Diderot, URMIS-ED382 Thesis director : Odile Hoffmann Thesis co-director : Olga Odgers Thesis project : Indigenous Migration and Religious Conversion in the Northwest Border of Mexico: Narratives, Networks and Trans-local actors in the Experiences of Religious Conversion among Zapotec Women in Baja California In Spanish In French
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Mayline Virade

9 April 2018 andres hervé 0
Mayline Virade is administrative secretary at Urmis Paris (université Paris Diderot – Paris 7). Contact :

The 2017 French Presidential Elections. A Political Reformation?

8 February 2018 andres hervé 0
– Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan 2018  eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-68327-0  DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-68327-0  Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-68326-3  Number of Pages: XVI, 282 On the publisher’s website…  Provides the first English-language study of one of the most notable French presidential elections of recent times  Includes a systematic analysis of French presidential and legislative election outcomes since the early 1980s  Combines qualitative and quantitative methods in its analysis About this book: ​Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the [Lire la suite…]

New publication: Kenyan and Ethiopian Athletics: Towards an Alternative Scientific Approach

12 December 2017 andres hervé 0
– Sous la direction de Benoit Gaudin et Bezabih Wolde  IRD Editions / CFEE  Hors collection  2017  format 175 x 240  236 pages Présentation éditeur et bon de commande : The collective book Kenyan and Ethiopian Athletics: Towards an Alternative Scientific Approach, resulting from a cooperation work between IRD and three partner universities in Kenya and Ethiopia, has just been published. Edited by Benoit Gaudin and Bezabih Wolde, it presents [Lire la suite…]

Call for Papers: Graduate student symposium, Urmis, Nice, France, June 8th, 2018: Ethics and social engagement of researchers: questioning research practices in the social sciences and humanities

11 December 2017 andres hervé 0
Often, starting a new research project or fieldwork begins with a self-reflective survey by the researcher of their own research practices. The Urmis graduate symposium, which is held once a year at Paris Diderot University or the University of Nice, France, offers to Ph.D students, senior Ph.D candidates and post-doctoral fellows in Anthropology, Sociology, History, Geography, and Ethnic Studies, an opportunity to present their reflections on methodological and ethical questions [Lire la suite…]

European Programme SLAFNET (Slavery in Africa : a dialogue between Europe and Africa)

22 March 2017 andres hervé 0
The European Programm SLAFNET, (Slavery in Africa: a dialogue between Europe and Africa) has received funding from the European Commission in Marie SkÅ‚odowska-Curie Actions, Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE), Call: H2020-MSCA-RISE-2016. Complementary informations on the programme:   Coordination : IRD   Contact IRD : Marie-Pierre Ballarin (Urmis)   Consortium : Europe: IRD (France),CNRS (France), Université de Nantes (France), Bath Spa University (Grande Bretagne) The University of Birmingham (Grande Bretagne), Faculdade de letras [Lire la suite…]
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Aida Ramirez Romero

1 February 2017 andres hervé 0
Aida Ramirez Romero is PhD Student in sociology, doctoral fellowship at IRD. Title: Socialisation to Belizean Nation: what school for what society? PhD Supervisor: Elisabeth Cunin

International Conference “Cuba & Africa” – Engagements, Circulations and Racial Representations in the 20th Century

9 May 2016 andres hervé 0
Provisional Programme23- 24 May 2016 The Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA) University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa Provisional Programme Monday 23 May  09.30- 10.00 Welcome  10.00- 11.00 Introduction and Notes Adrien DELMAS (IFAS), Giulia BONACCI (IRD, URMIS), Shamil JEPPIE (HUMA, University of Cape Town) and Jean Albergel (IRD)  11.00- 12.00 Panel 1: Contours of a Cuban Pan-Africanism I José Luis MARTàN ROMERO (Universidad de La Habana) : Cuban [Lire la suite…]