Centre d’études en sciences sociales du religieux - CéSor

CéSor is a new transdisciplinary research center bringing together work on religion in Anthropology, History, Philosophy, and Sociology.

The Center is made up of the former centers for: Interdisciplinary Studies in Religion (CEIFR), Historical Studies (CRH), European Religious Anthropology (CARE) and the Center for Byzantine, Neo-Hellenic, and South-East Europe Studies.


Bodies and Artefacts: Relics and other devotional supports in Shia societies in the Indic and Iranian worlds

Monday 27 May 2019

Program 10:15 - Welcome Address by CEIAS Director 10:20 - Opening remarks by Michel Boivin, Annabelle Collinet, Sepideh Parsapajouh 10:30 - Karen Ruffle (University of Toronto), EHESS-IISMM Invited Professor Presence in Absence: The Formation of Reliquary Shiism in Qutub Shahi Hyderabad In this presentation, I will present relics as indexical forms of remembrance that are...

Contribution of Area Studies to Global Challenges in Africa

Monday 3 December 2018, Tuesday 4 December 2018

Building on the success of the first France-Japan Area Studies Forum held in Kyoto on 1–3 December 2017, the second joint conference will be held in Paris on 3–4 December 2018. Kyoto University and EHESS signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Academic Cooperation and Exchange in May 2015. Since then, there has been an active...