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

Program  10:15 - Welcome Address by CEIAS Director10:20 - Opening remarks by Michel Boivin, Annabelle Collinet, Sepideh Parsapajouh  10:30 - Karen Ruffle (University of Toronto), EHESS-IISMM Invited ProfessorPresence in Absence:...

La monarquía en el siglo XXI

¿Reinará Leonor I? Algunos se preguntan si Felipe VI será el último rey de España. Hacer conjeturas es arriesgado; en cambio, interrogarse sobre las aportaciones de la Corona en la actualidad resulta necesario. En pleno siglo xxila monarquía...

Minjian

Who are the new Chinese intellectuals? In the wake of the crackdown on the 1989 democracy movement and the rapid marketization of the 1990s, a novel type of grassroots intellectual emerged. Instead of harking back to the traditional role of the...

Julia Lovell, Maoism: A Global History

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’...

Julia Lovell, Maoism: A Global History

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’...

Growth, Innovation and Inequality

This international conference is organized for the 10th anniversary of the Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS (FFJ) and hosted by the Maison de la culture du Japon in Paris (MCJP). It aims to discuss some of the major economic, political...

The life of a new word: Audism. Practices, areas of knowledge, and social change

International SignASLLSFVersion française PresentationThe term audism first entered a general dictionary in 2008 with the fifth edition of The American Heritage Dictionary. Following a lively debate hosted in part on the Internet, the editors...

The life of a new word: Audism. Practices, areas of knowledge, and social change

International SignASLLSFVersion française PresentationThe term audism first entered a general dictionary in 2008 with the fifth edition of The American Heritage Dictionary. Following a lively debate hosted in part on the Internet, the editors...

NG

Professor Bee Chin NG is Associate Professor in Linguistics and Psychology and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Her main research areas are bilingual acquisition, language identity and attitudes in...

El misterio de la obligación mayoritaria

Sabemos que la regla de mayoría es la regla de decisión más igualitaria y eficaz. Sin embargo, desconocemos las razones por las que un número mayor de votos pueden producir la obligación de respetar una decisión.¿Qué razones justifican el uso de la...

15 Early Stage Researcher positions in the Marie Skłodowska Curie Action - ITN MIDA

The Innovative Training Network programs (ITN) are designed to combine scientific research with an intensive training trajectory for young scholars in order to equip them with the necessary comprehensive knowledge and skills. These researchers...

Pesticide Politics in Africa

The current economic boom in many sub-Saharan countries is accompanied by an unprecedented increase in noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) due to industrial pollution, including pesticides. While local and international mobilizations call for more...