Centre d'études des mondes russe, caucasien et centre européen - CERCEC

With a strong historical leaning, the pluridisciplinary research carried out at CERCEC covers topics from the 17th Century to the present day and from the former Eastern European "Socialist Bloc" to the Caucasus and Central Asia.

It is the center of reference for research in this area in France.

Researchers, professors, associate and assistant professors in the Center include geographers, political scientists, and social scientists. The Center particularly welcomes Masters and PhD students.


Economic Development and Environmental Transformations in Europe’s Extractive Peripheries (16th – 21st centuries)

Wednesday 21 November 2018

Program 9.30 – 9.40 Opening Jawad Daheur (CNRS - CERCEC) 9.40 – 11.00 Section I Chair : Raphaël Morera (CNRS - CRH) Chechesh Kudachinova (Humboldt University Berlin) : "When Knowledge is not Power: Siberian Mineral Wealth and Early Modern Resource Imaginations" Discussant: Sarah Claire Didier Boisseuil (University of Tours) : « L’exploitation des ressources naturelles...

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - Governing Science, Governing by Science

Friday 5 October 2018 to Saturday 6 October 2018

Moscow 5th & 6th October 2018 Venue: DHI Moskau, Vorontsovskaya street, 8, b. 7 Friday 5th OCTOBER 09.30-09.45. Arrival of participants, welcoming coffee 09.45-10.00. Grégory Dufaud (Sciences Po Lyon/LARHRA) and Larissa Zakharova (EHESS/CERCEC/CNRS/CEFR de Moscou). Introduction Session 1. From Theoretical to Applied Science Chair: Marc Elie (CNRS/CERCEC) 10am-10.20am. Paul Josephson (Colby College/CERCEC) - "Soviet Research...