A second theme includes research that interrogates the â€œfabrication of othernessâ€. These studies share a common approach to the processes linked to the differentiation and the social hierarchization on the basis of ethnic, â€œracialâ€, and national origin- whether real or assumed –, and the way that these processes participate more widely in debates and in strategies or positions adopted in public space. This perspective is underlined by a multi-faceted issue, namely the articulation between relationships of power, on the one hand, and the social definition of collectivities (or even groups) that are constituted on the basis of an origin which is attributed or claimed affirmatively.
Program 2.1. Mobilities and figures of otherness
Program 2.2. Immigration and minority situations : policy, discourse, and mobilizations
Program 2.3. Ethnic and racial group formation, discriminatory processes
– Researchers: A. Rabaud, Y. Gastaut, M. Cognet, P. Cuturello, J.-L. Primon, C. Poiret Associated researchers: V. De Rudder, M. Eberhard, M. Manier Doctoral students: E. Adam Vesina, R. Braud, M. Duclos, C. Gabarro, J.-M. Huctin, N. Puvilland, J. Scheepers, Y. Tahata, D. Trawale Racism is considered one of the forms that interethnic social relations can take. The research projects in this program question the practical modalities of racism through […]