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Knowledge and the Early Modern City

Knowledge and the Early Modern City uses case studies from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries to examine the relationships between knowledge and the city and how these changed in a period when the nature and conception of both was drastically...

Dédoublement. A historical and historiographical figure in the history of the human sciences

 Dédoublement. A historical and historiographical figure in the history of the human sciencesA workshop in honour of Jacqueline Carroy In this workshop, we investigate what the figure of dédoublement has meant for the history of psychology...

Masters of Psalmody (bimo)

Through ethnographic data, the author presents the still little known bimo metaphysics and unravels the complexity of the local text-based ritual system in which the continuity of each bimo lineage relies on the transmission of manuscripts whose...

"Beijing’s game plan for stifling the Hong Kong protests is now clear" - Sebastian Veg

"Beijing’s game plan for stifling the Hong Kong protests is now clear" - Sebastian Veg

EURHO

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...

Innovation Beyond Technology

FFJ is pleased to announce the publication of Innovation Beyond Technology. Science for Society and Interdisciplinary Approaches by Springer. This book is the outcome of the close collaboration between JST, CNRS and EHESS for the organization of two...

Mireille, ouvrière de la chaussure

“She said: we are conscientious workers … We must make do with what we have … It’s not so bad compared to what it once was … We had a quiet life … We earned our bread honestly …”. As a kind of homecoming, Philippe Gaboriau traces the life of his...

Mireille, ouvrière de la chaussure

“She said: we are conscientious workers … We must make do with what we have … It’s not so bad compared to what it once was … We had a quiet life … We earned our bread honestly …”. As a kind of homecoming, Philippe Gaboriau traces the life of his...

Food value in Europe

What can a focus on “food projects” in Europe tell us about contemporary social processes and cultural debates? Valeria Siniscalchi and Krista Harper show how food becomes a marker of identity and resistance to social exclusion, and how food values...

Food value in Europe

What can a focus on “food projects” in Europe tell us about contemporary social processes and cultural debates? Valeria Siniscalchi and Krista Harper show how food becomes a marker of identity and resistance to social exclusion, and how food values...

Urban Mobilities in the 21st Century

The Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS is currently calling for applications to the 2020 FFJ/Michelin Foundation Fellowship: "Urban Mobilities in the 21st Century".IntroductionThe current context of rapid urbanization worldwide sees cities subjected...

The Hindu Sufis of South Asia

Within the complex religious landscape of modern India, the community of Sindh stands out as a powerful example of interfaith relations. This Hindu community moved to India and practiced Sufism following Sindh's inclusion to Pakistan in the 1947...