Centre Norbert Élias - CNE

CNE brings together sociologists, anthropologists, historians, and Information and Communication specialists, who share a empirical approach to the investigation of social questions combined with interdisciplinarity and comparative methods.

The Center has three research areas:

  • Political Objects and Spaces;
  • Nature, Health and Gender;
  • Cultural Forms and Processes.


Fixing the world ­‐ Excess, leftovers and innovation

Tuesday 10 January 2017

Remainders and the way they are dealt with are a productive social sciences heuristic. Incorporating the subject of waste but seeking to cast a much wider net, this workshop brings together researchers from multiple disciplines, working in a variety of distant and 'nearby' fieldsites, around the topic of 'remainders,' conceived of not only as 'obverse...