Centre de recherches historiques - CRH

CRH produces work from Antiquity to the present day on a diverse range of cultural topics.

The Center's researchers have a shared interest in the longue durée, long-term historical stuctures, Soclal History, interdisciplinarity, the interplay between the local and the global, the renewal of historical sources and share an international interest in research objects, programs and practices.

CRH is made up of 130 researchers, professors, and associate and assistant professors, who work in its 15 research teams.

The Center is also home to hundreds of PhD students, half of whom are from overseas.



Tuesday 10 September 2019 to Friday 13 September 2019

It is a great pleasure to announce that Rural History 2019 , the fourth biennial conference of the European Rural History Organisation ( EURHO ), will take in Paris from Tuesday 10 to Friday 13 September 2019. This meeting will be organised by the École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), through the Centre...

Julia Lovell, Maoism: A Global History

Tuesday 21 May 2019

In 2011, markers of Mao-style politics began to return to the mainstream of Chinese public life. That year, for the first time since the death of Mao in 1976, China experienced both an official and a popular revival of Maoist culture, with Bo Xilai’s experiment in neo-Maoist government in Chongqing, West China. Although Bo was...